Joseph Richard "Dick" Menster, age 84, of Jackson Twp., passed away peacefully March 26, 2019 at Woodlawn Compassionate Care Center surrounded by his family.
He was born May 13, 1934, in Youngstown, the son of the late Joseph and Ruth (Williams) Menster. He was a graduate of Sharon (Pa.) High School and The Youngstown State University.
Dick was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of American Legion Post #221. He was also a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
He retired from Timken Company after 35 years where he was Senior Purchasing Manager of raw materials.
Dick's greatest joy was spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy (Busch) Menster, sons, Jeffrey Menster and Michael (Allison) Menster; daughter, Lisa (Cain) Blackwood; daughter-in-law Amy Menster, sister, Leslie (Ben) Roberts; brother, Robert (Veronica) Menster; sister-in-law Penny Menster; and grandchildren Jake (Katie) Blackwood, Nicholas Menster; and Katie Menster and two great-grandchildren Camden and Austin Blackwood and many nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his son, Daniel Menster, brother William Menster and granddaughter Megan Blackwood.
Visitation will be held Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 2 to 4 P.M. at Heitger Funeral Home - Jackson Chapel, 5850 Wales Av. N.W., Massillon, 44646.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on. Monday, April 1, 2019 at 11 A.M. at St. Michael's Catholic Church with Fr. Thomas Bishop celebrant.
Burial with military honors to follow the Mass at Sunset Memory Gardens.
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