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James John "Jim" Mentzer
August 20, 1960 ~ November 29, 2022 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Boardman – James John “Jim” Mentzer, 62, of Boardman, passed away Tuesday morning, November 29, 2022.
Jim will always be remembered by his family and friends for his pleasant, kind, easy going nature along with his generosity and kind heart.
He was born August 20, 1960 in Youngstown, the son of John and Cindy (Shaffer) Mentzer and was a lifelong area resident.
Jim was a 1978 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School. He began his career with Zimmers which later became American Business as a set press operator followed by being a sales/service representative for the Pepsi Cola Co.
Jim had many passions throughout this life. He enjoyed attending Cleveland Indians baseball games, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his family. Jim also loved going and doing many things with his best friend since grade school Ed Untch.
Jim leaves behind to hold onto his memories his wife of over 15 years, the former Sally Motz whom he married on February 12, 2006, his mother Cindy Mentzer, a step son Dave (Tammy) Ramun of Campbell, four grandchildren Rebecca (Ty Jefferson) Ramun, Jordan Ramun, Samantha Ramun and Alyssia Kuzan, a great grandson Ty “Junie”, a brother John (Janine) Mentzer of Canfield and a nephew Jeff Jr. (Danielle) Mentzer along with cousins and friends.
Besides his father, Jim was preceded in death by a step daughter Kimberly Ramun and his brother John Mentzer.
Family and friends may pay their respects on Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Thompson Filicky Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman.
Jim’s family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the entire staff of Masternick Memorial for all the care and compassion shown to him over the last two years and most recently also to Sanctuary Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, material contributions may be made in Jim’s name to Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Chapter, 3711 Starr Centre Sr. Ste 4, Canfield, Ohio 44406.
Family and friends may visit www.thompsonfh1932.com to view this obituary or send condolences to Jim’s family.