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Mitchell Alvins


Mitchell Alvins
August 17, 1946 – April 16, 2020
Mitchell (Mitch, #5) Alvins, 73, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away at James A Haley Veterans hospital on April 16, 2020.

He was born in Brooklyn New York, the first child of Bert and Gloria (Burden) Alvins.

Mitch was proud to have joined the Army in 1965 and proud to have served during the Vietnam war as a combat photographer until 1968.  He remained active with fellow retirees of MIBARS.

He earned his masters degree while teaching photography at Baldwin high school, where he started the photography program.  Mitch was a wedding photographer for more than 30 years.

After retiring and moving to Florida, Mitch re-found his passion for playing ball.  He joined several softball leagues.

He is predeceased by his father Bert Alvins, his mother Gloria Mayes and his brother David Alvins.

He is  survived by his wife Kathy Alvins; daughters Jennifer Sulinski; Whitney (Jeremiah) Lacsina; son Charles Alvins; stepson Richard Basham.  His grandchildren Bri; Skyla; Matt; Elias; Jonah and step granddaughter Mia.  His sister Tia (Richard) Weil. Along with many life long friends.

A celebration of life to be scheduled at a later date, hopefully mid-summer.

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  • Barry OBrien says:

    My deepest condolences to your family in your families loss. I’m a US NAVY vet and feel the loss and pain. I’m fighting the COVID now and am trying to stay positive!

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