Lawrence L. Mitch Jr., 61: Science teacher, avid golfer

  • Mail this page!
  • Delicious
  • 0

FREEPORT – Lawrence  L. “Larry” Mitch Jr., 61, died June 30. 

On May 18, 1948, he was born in Watertown, N.Y., a son of Concetta (Galante) and Lawrence L. Mitch Sr. 

He grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and attended local schools before attending Unity College.  After graduation, he began a 34-year teaching career for the City of Portland, retiring in 2008 as an eighth grade science teacher at King Middle School, where he taught from 1981-2008.

He was an avid golfer and had a great love for the New York Yankees. 

His family will remember him as a good husband and father.

He was predeceased by his parents and his brother Eugene.

Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Denise (Zorrilla) Mitch of Freeport; his daughter, Alexandra Mitch and his son, Nicholas Mitch, both of Freeport; his brother Anthony Mitch of West Virginia; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joan and Ricardo Zorrilla of Freeport; aunts; nieces and nephews; and best friends, Holly and Charlie Miranda of Westbrook. 

Memorial services were held last week.

Arrangements are by Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth.

Condolences, memories and wishes may be shared with the family at

Memorial donations may be made to Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, ME 04011.

Sidebar Elements