- August 27, 1927 - January 24, 2010
- Hagerstown, Maryland
of Richard's Passing
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“Crash will be missed,@ the steak house sitting at his favorite table ,eating his plain old hamburger.You have my deepest sympathy.
1 of 5 | Posted by: PATTI DIEHL - Hancock, MD
“To the Family: Darren, Bryan and all the staff here at M & S Harley-Davidson send our condolences. Richard was a friend to all of us. His smile...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: M & S Harley-Davidson - PA
“TO THE FAMILY OF 'CRASH" : I WILL MISS HIS SMILES,GOOD CHARM,AND SENSE OF HUMOUR. HE WAS A NICE MAN THAT I AM GRATEFUL FOR GETTING TO KNOW OVER THE...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: KENDRA DAVIES - HAGERSTOWN, MD
“To express our deep sympathy to you in your loss. Dick was a fine legionare. I enjoyed knowing him.
4 of 5 | Posted by: Michael Mullenix - Funkstown, MD
“To the Family: we are sorry for your loss. Richard was a very special person to our group and to our sponsoring dealership, M&S. He was a true...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Mark Henicle, Director - PA
RICHARD BENNETT MENTZER, 82, of Gay Street, Hagerstown, Maryland, died Sunday, January 24, 2010 at the Washington County Hospital. Born August 27, 1927 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Samuel Bennett and Alice Suhr Mentzer. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-one years, Marlene Bachtell Mentzer. He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School class of 1946. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S.Army. Richard was employed by the City of Hagerstown, as a Motorcycle Policeman and the City Signal Department retiring in 1983 after thirty-one years of service. He was a member of the AMA, AOPA and HOG. He is survived by nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Clover I. Holtzapple; a brother, Jay K. Mentzer. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Minnich Funeral Home, 415 East Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, MD. The Rev. Dwan Newsome will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 600 to 800 p.m.. The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Harley Ownerï¿½s Group, c/o the M&S Harley Davidson, 160 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17202.