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Alice Pergler-Mitchell

Obituary for Alice Pergler-Mitchell

August 12, 1924 - November 7, 2020
Parma Heights, Ohio | Age 96

Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother


Alice Theresa Pergler-Mitchell (nee Grose), age 96, of Parma Heights, Ohio, peacefully passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at home surrounded by her children. She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Edward Pergler, and her husband of 17 years, John D. Mitchell. She is survived by her children, Marsha Ginley (Martin), and Alan Pergler, to whom she was a devoted mother. She was a loving grandmother to Bridget Ginley and Kelly Ginley, and a loving great-grandmother to Ian Taran and Kieran Taran. She is survived by two sisters Mary Laine and Gloria Anderson and several nieces and nephews. As a native of Cleveland, Ohio, Alice graduated from John Adams High School and attended Western Reserve University. She was a supporter of the arts in Cleveland, and was a benefactor to the Cleveland Museum of Art and enjoyed memberships in the Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Opera, Playhouse Square and the Cleveland Botanical Gardens. She served in leadership roles in her church, Divinity Lutheran, Southland YWCA, and Planned Parenthood. She was active in Girl Scouts, Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society, Rose Society and several book clubs. She was a volunteer at Lutheran Hospital and Parma Hospital. She contributed to many charitable organizations and frequently brought food to friends in need. She enjoyed 60 years of AquaDames swim club, golf, ice skating, tennis and skiing. She traveled extensively in the U.S. and in Europe. Private family services will be held with interment at Hope Memorial Gardens in Hinckley, Ohio. In place of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oglala Lakota College, 490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752 or visit 440-842-7800

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