Parishioners mourn long-time congregant

Parishioners gathered at a church service Sunday to mourn the death of a beloved member of their congregation. Sadie Mitchell, 92, was killed Wednesday by a stray bullet while watching television in

News 12 Staff

Oct 26, 2009, 3:19 PM

Updated 5,344 days ago

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Parishioners gathered at a church service Sunday to mourn the death of a beloved member of their congregation.
Sadie Mitchell, 92, was killed Wednesday by a stray bullet while watching television in her living room. She had been a devoted member of Our Lady of Grace Church for over 40 years.
Fellow parishioners say they are devastated by what happened, but will try to turn the tragedy into a blessing. They also say they will find forgiveness for Jamal Blair, 18, who has been charged with second-degree murder after he confessed to firing the weapon.
Friends will also gather to remember Mitchell at a scriptural wake Thursday at McCall's Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be held Friday morning at Our Lady of Grace.


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