Mitchell J. Mohagel

Mitchell MogagelMitchell J. Mohagel. 78, of Newtown, formerly of Bridgeport died on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Danbury Hospital.

He was the husband of Maryann (Haddad) Mohagel.

Mr. Mohagel was born in Bridgeport, June 30, 1934, son of the late Louis and Lillian (Kassib) Mohagel.  He attended Bridgeport schools.

In previous years, Mr. Mohagel owned and operated the former Cotton Club and Club Sixty-Nine of Bridgeport and in later years was employed in the Bridgeport Public School system as a member of the maintenance staff.  He retired in 1998 after sixteen years of service.

He was a former member of St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church of Bridgeport and was a member and former office of its Men’s Society and presently attended St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church of Danbury.

In addition to his wife, Maryann of twenty-six years, Mr. Mohagel is survived by two daughters, Leslie Malaussena and her husband, Louis of Longwood, FL and Celeste Ruggiero of New Fairfield; two sons, Mitchell Mohagel and his wife, Allison of Harwinton, CT and Michael Schulze and his wife, Karen of Danbury; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Mohagel was predeceased by his sister, Lorraine Cagle.

The Rite of Burial will take place on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 10:30 AM in St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 125 Kohanza Street, Danbury, CT.

Entombment will follow in St. Peter Cemetery Mausoleum, Danbury.

The family will receive friends at St. George Church on Thursday after 9:30 AM.

Contributions in Mr. Mohagel’s memory may be made to St. George Antiochian Church or to St. Nicholas Antiochian Church.

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.





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