AUBURN – Charlotte G. Hartley Mitschka, 87, of Minot Avenue and formerly of Pejepscot Terrace in Brunswick, died peacefully Tuesday, March 3, surrounded by her loving family at Clover Manor Nursing Home.

She was born in Brunswick, Aug. 30, 1921, the daughter of Robert and Effie Travise White. She attended Brunswick schools and was a 1939 graduate of Brunswick High School. She also attended beautician school in Iowa.

She was previously married to Robert Hartley. On Nov. 25, 1961, she married Harry E. Mitschka. He died June 10, 1969.

She was a homemaker. She was an avid sewer, knitter and crocheter. She was a New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan. For several years, she transported cancer patients to their various appointments. She was a giving, caring person always willing to help. She was a painter and took great pride in giving her paintings away to family members.

Surviving are two sons and their families, Dan Hartley and his wife, Jean, of Savannah, Ga., and their children, Karen Hartley of Savannah, Ga., Kathy Briner of Jackson, Miss., Lori Wimberley and her husband, David, of Memphis, Tenn., and Diane Hartley of Chicago, Ill.; son, Gerald Hartley and his wife, Carol, of Sabattus and their children, Tamra Hartley Smith and her husband, Craig Smith, of Auburn, Byron Hartley and his wife, Stephanie, of Lisbon Falls and Cameron Hartley and his wife, Kelly, of Auburn; grandchildren, Deborah Hollingshead and her husband, Richard, of Harpswell, Tom Hartley of Windham, Darren Hartley and his wife, Lena, of Lewiston and Mitschka Hartley and his wife, Gabrielle, of Florence, Mass.; a brother, Horachio White and his wife, Doris, of Brunswick; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sons, Larry Hartley and Lindon Hartley; two sisters; and six brothers.

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