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John S. Mentzer

September 30, 1936 ~ January 1, 2019 (age 82)

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Boardman – John S. Mentzer 82, of Boardman, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 with his loving family by his side.

John was born September 30, 1936 in Youngstown, the son of John and Elizabeth (Lieberman) Mentzer and was a lifelong area resident.

John served in the United States Army stationed in Germany receiving and Honorable Discharge in 1956. He then went onto employment with Commercial Shearing in the press metal division retiring on July 1, 1999 after 42 years of service.

He is survived by his wife the former Cindy Shaffer, whom he married May 16, 1959, three sons Jim (Sally) Mentzer, Jeff (Janine) Mentzer and John W. Mentzer, a grandson Jeffrey Mentzer Jr., four great grandchildren Rebecca, Jordan, Samantha, Alyssa and Ty.

Besides his parents, John was preceded in death by two sisters Ida Daniels and Betty Lou Zuzan.

Per John’s request there were no services or calling hours held.

Arrangements were entrusted to the professional care of the Thompson Filicky Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Youngstown, Ohio.

Material contributions may be made in John’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, Ohio 44512 or Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Chapter, 3695B Boardman-Canfield Rd., Suite 301, Canfield, Ohio 44406. 

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Private Services


Alzheimer's Association Greater Ohio Area Center
3695 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield OH 44406

Hospice of the Valley
5190 Market Street, Boardman OH 44512

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