Mitchel Howard ‘Mitch’ Lanz, remembered for his warmth and wit

Mitchel Howard ‘Mitch’ Lanz

WILMINGTON — Mitchel Howard “Mitch” Lanz passed away Friday, April 9, 2021, at home. Mitch was a devoted and beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend.

In his 37-year career as a biology teacher, he was known to be a caring educator who was well respected by his colleagues and students.

Mitch is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Elaine Lanz; son, Scott, and his partner, Cindy; daughter, Stacee, and her husband, Tarkan; precious granddaughter, Sheena; Elaine’s brother, Gary, and his wife, Mia; and sister-in-law, Barbara Rabinowitz, and her partner, Peter.

Mitch will be remembered for his warmth and wit and as a dear and compassionate friend to all.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Adopt an Angel Animal Rescue.

Share online condolences with the family at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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