Lynn J (Stepka) Mitchell -- Exeter

Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory Mitchell, Lynn J. (Stepka), 43, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 23, 2012. She was the wife of Bruce S. Mitchell of Exeter. Born in Attleboro, MA, she was the daughter of William F. and Doris J. (Roy) Stepka of Johnston.

She was a graduate of URI and RI College with a Masters Degree in Education, a teacher at Cole Middle School in East Greenwich and a member of St. Kateri Tekakwitha.

Besides her husband she is survived by two children: Madeline and Scott Mitchell, stepson Nick Murphy of Exeter; a brother Michael Stepka of Attleboro, MA and a grandmother Emily Stepka of Johnston.

Calling hours will be at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick on Wednesday, December 26 from 5-7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Kateri Tekakwitha, 84 Exeter Road, Exeter. Donations may be made to: The Mitchell Children’s College Education Trust Fund; Sovereign Bank, 27 Brown St, North Kingstown, RI. Information and condolences at

Condolence Messages
To the family of Lynn Mitchell, I would like to express my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one and also share with you an encouraging scripture that I hope all will find comforting. It is found in Isaiah 25:8 which in part reads,
-- Roman family (12/25/12)
Dear Bruce, Maddy, Scott and extended Mitchell family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Lynn was a beautiful person, both inwardly and outwardly. She was so intelligent and so devoted to her children, husband, and students. We will always remember her sweet smile and soft-spoken voice, always so hospitable and kind. We pray you find comfort and peace in knowing how much she loved you and in how much she was loved. May the memories you've made and God's peace sustain you during this difficult time.
-- Love, thoughts, & prayers, Jim and Deb Blackwood (12/24/12)

Reported: 12/23/12 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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