Mitchell, Alfonso – It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Alfonso "Al" Mitchell beloved husband of the late Josephine (McCaffrey) who was born in Saint John,NB, which occurred on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa. Al was born on April 16, 1937 in Doncaster, England he was a loved son of the late Alfonso and Ethel Mitchell. He is survived by brother in law: Johnny St. George of England; several nieces and nephews. Besides his wife and parents he was predeceased by sister: Margaret St. George. Al came to Canada in 1956 where he became a proud Canadian and met his true love, Jo. They were married soon after, a marriage that was full of great love and respect for each other until Jo passed away in 2005. Al was a great fan of the Manchester United soccer team and watched every game he could. He was employed with Pilkington Glass where he worked his way up the ladder. After retirement He worked part time as a school bus driver in the Seagrave, Ontario area. Al made many friends while working there, that have remained close through the years. Many thanks to all his friends and neighbours for all the kindness shown to him. Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, NB (634-1965) with visiting on Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 11 am – 12 Noon. A Funeral service will be celebrated from Fitzpatrick Funeral Home Chapel at 12 Noon. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online remembrances and condolences can be made at www.fitzpatrickfh.com.