Lee W. Mentzer, 83, of Carlisle, died Thursday,
July 12, 2012, at his daughter’s home in Carlisle. He was born Thursday, August 30, 1928, in Carlisle, a son of the
late Charles W. and Velva (Shughart) Mentzer and was married to the late Betty M. Mentzer, who died Nov. 16, 1993.
Lee was an automobile mechanic most of his life
and retired in 2000 after owning and operating L. W. Mentzer’s Auto Service in Carlisle for many years. Lee also co-owned
along with his daughter, Wanda, L. & W. Mentzer Auto Sales, Carlisle. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. Lee
was a former member of the LeTort United Methodist Church, Carlisle. He was a member of Eagles Aerie 1299 and the White Circle
Club, both of Carlisle. Lee enjoyed riding his Indian and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
He is survived by three daughters; Wanda L. (and her husband, Palmer) Darr of
Carlisle, Vickie A. Line of Newville and Tam J. (and her husband, J. R.) Richardson of Ormond Beach, FL, one brother, Charles
L. Mentzer of Mechanicsburg, two sisters; Doris Massey of Carlisle and Joyce Davis of Mechanicsburg, his former wife, Miriam
J. (Emlet) Mentzer of Carlisle, nine grandchildren; Amy and Leon Ewing, Cody Darr, Jeff Feuchtenberger, Dakota Line, A. J.,
Colton and Bradley Barnhart and Jeremy Rohrer, five step-grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, six step great-grandchildren
and many nieces and nephews. Lee was preceded in death by one sister, Kathryn Layton and one son-in-law, Todd Line.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 16, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing
Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Tim Wheeler officiating. Burial with military honors by Cumberland
County Honor Guard will be in LeTort Cemetery, Carlisle. A viewing will be held on Monday from 12:00 noon until time of services.
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To the entire Mentzer family
I am deeply sorry for your loss of Lee.
was loved by many and will be missed by everyone.
He is like a second dad to me and I will miss him deeply!
LUV James Davis Sr.
Please know our thoughts
and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time. In deepest sympathy.
H.Dave and Norma Miller,Jr.
My prayers are with your family and mine at this time of
sadness. I know you are in a much better place now, but it doesn't make it any easier. God Bless you and may you rest
So sorry for your loss.
The Keller family
Wanda and family,
We are so sorry to hear about Lee passing.
May God's peace surround you all and comfort you in this time of loss.
Mike and Kim Gardner
Our love, prayers
and sympathy are with you in the passing of your father and grandfather. The loss of our brother, brother-in-law and uncle
have brought back a flood of memories that cannot be forgotten. May Lee be at peace and find comfort in his eternal resting
place until we all meet again. All of our love goes out to you.
Buck and Pauline Mentzer and Chris and Wendy Campbell
Sorry to hear about Lee, he's a great man. Our prayers and
thoughts are with the whole family.
Mr & Mrs Ronald Myers
May the circle be unbroken. With love and memories,
Wanda and Vicki,
Our condolences to you and your families.
The Stambaugh's, Thumma's and Hartzell's
Tonya Thumma (Stambaugh)
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