Mount Vernon News
  • Melvin L. Mantor

  • November 22, 2010

SUNBURY — Melvin L. “Mel” Mantor, 71, of Sunbury, formerly of Columbus, died Sunday morning, Nov. 21, 2010, at St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville.

He was born Jan. 30, 1939, in Ostrander to the late Clarence and Ruth (Patrick) Mantor. A U.S. Air Force veteran, member of the American Legion in Apache Junction, Ariz., and Glenwood United Methodist Church in Columbus. He was a retired transportation supervisor for International Harvester in Columbus.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Wanda Walker Mantor; son, Michael Mantor, of Columbus; daughter, Lori Mantor, of Columbus; grandchildren, Justina, Amanda, Mitchell, Kaylan; and nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by brothers, Gerald and Clarence Jr.

Friends may call Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the funeral service 1 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Interment with military honors will follow in the Sunbury Memorial Park. Condolences at

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