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Arthur Eugene Mentzer, 89, a former longtime resident of Plainfield, passed away Sunday evening Oct. 24, 2010, in The Village of Laurel Run near Fayetteville. Born Dec. 12, 1920, in West Pennsboro Twp., a son of the late Guy E. and Mary E. (Miller) Mentzer. Arthur was married to the late Martha L. "Marty" Mentzer for 63 years, she passed away July 6, 2005.

He served in U. S. Army and was a veteran of WWII. Arthur retired in 1983 from the former United Telephone Co., Carlisle, after 36 years of service as a construction supervisor. He was a member of Good Shepherd Community United Methodist Church, Carlisle and a life member of American Legion Post 421, Newville.

He is survived by two daughters; Rosalie L. Kerr, Carlisle and Betty M. Weirich and husband, A.B., of Fayetteville, a brother, Dick D. Mentzer, Carlisle, sisters; Ruth G. Miller, Tampa, FL, Dorothy J. Stone, Plainfield and Mary J. Taylor of Carlisle, three grandson; Jason E. Kerr and wife, Ashley, Carlisle, Matthew E. Kerr and wife, Jennifer, Carlisle and Kyle S. Weirich of Oklahoma City, OK, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Arthur was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shawnee Lyn Kerr, brothers; Edgar L., Carl R., Guy M. and Donald L. Mentzer and two sisters; Hazel G. Mentzer and Faye E. Schlusser.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. William E. Pipp officiating.  Private burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be held on Friday from 1 p.m. until time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to Helen Krause Animal Foundation, P.O. Box 311, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-0311.

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My husband, Bob, and I will always remember what a sincerely nice man Art was. We both had the privilege of working with him at United Telephone Co and always enjoyed being in his company. We're both glad to have known Art.  Our condolences go out to the whole family.

Bob and Debbie Stought
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As little girls my sister and I would visit our grandparents, Glenn and Viola Natcher and when my uncle was in college, we missed him, so Mr. Mentzer gave us permission to call him Uncle Art...my thoughts and prayers are with you now.

Audrey (Stahl) Trussell
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