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Geoffrey Mitchell

Obituary of Geoffrey Mitchell

Mitchell, Geoffrey Lorne. While engaging in his passion for cycling, Geoff’s life came to a sudden and tragic end on July 7, 2020 in Whitby, Ontario. Born and raised in Toronto (Don Mills) on May 3, 1967 (age 53). Geoff leaves behind his beloved daughter, Erica, whom he loved to watch play hockey, and most recently, was teaching how to sail. Leaving behind a loving father and mother, Lorne and Dody (Holmes), sisters Sue Jorgensen (Randy) and Cathie Archibald (Don) and his brother Steve (Barb Leighton). Predeceased by his dear sister, Sandy. Lovingly remembered by his nephews James Bullied, David Jorgensen, Scott Chapman, Kevin Chapman, Scott Pollock and John Mitchell, by nieces Pam Bullied and Sarah Jorgensen and wife, Laura (Pollock) - separated. Geoff loved being active while pursuing many passions – the cottage at Healey Lake, road biking, duathlon, fat biking, sailing, SCUBA diving, wakeboarding, snowboarding and hockey, and in his younger years, windsurfing, kiteboarding, snowmobiling and motor cycling. His wide circle of friends participated in many of these activities with him. Geoff was a Managing Director with Accenture and a board member with the Champlain Sailing Club (Orillia). Visitation will be held at the DeStefano Funeral Home, 1289 Keith Ross Drive in Oshawa (905) 440 3595 on Monday July 20th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm. A Celebration of Life Service for close family and friends will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday July 21st at 1:00pm. If desired, memorial donations in Geoff’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Society, Champlain Sailing Club or to a charity of your choice. In accordance with the COVID-19 Regulations, and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario Guidelines, there will be a limit to the number of people that are able to attend the visitation and Celebration of life to ensure that social distancing regulations are strictly maintained. The wearing of face masks, and providing of names and contact information will also be Mandatory for everyone that enters the building.
Monday
20
July

FIrst Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, July 20, 2020
DeStefano Funeral Home
1289 Keith Ross Drive
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
PLEASE note: in accordance with COVID 19 regulations, the number of people able to attend is limited to 75 and Face masks will be MANDATORY for anyone entering the funeral home.
Monday
20
July

Second Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, July 20, 2020
DeStefano Funeral Home
1289 Keith Ross Drive
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
PLEASE note: in accordance with COVID 19 regulations, the number of people able to attend is limited to 75 and Face masks will be MANDATORY for anyone entering the funeral home.
Tuesday
21
July

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
DeStefano Funeral Home Chapel
1289 Keith Ross Drive
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
PLEASE note: in accordance with COVID 19 regulations, the number of people able to attend is limited to 75 and Face masks will be MANDATORY for anyone entering the funeral home.
Tuesday
21
July

Inurnment

2:30 pm
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens
541 Taunton Road
West Ajax, Ontario, Canada
PLEASE note: in accordance with COVID 19 regulations, the number of people able to attend is limited and Face masks will be MANDATORY for anyone entering the cemetery grounds.