Deaths of Local Interest – June 20, 2019

By on June 19, 2019

Melvin S. Mitchell, 88, of New Holland, formerly of Ephrata and Sarasota, Fla., passed away June 12 at Garden Spot Village. Melvin founded Amelia’s Grocery Outlet in 1989 and was the CEO until 2007. He was previously the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Victor F. Weaver for 44 years. He was active on the Akron Borough Council for 12 years and served as president for eight years. A son, Michael L., husband of Karen (Peters) Mitchell, lives in Lititz.

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