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Nick Mendez

March 11, 2021

Nick Mendez

Nicholas Mendez, 83, of Cecil, OH, passed away at home on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Nick was born in Grant County, Indiana on July 21, 1937, a son of the late Andrea (Martinez) and Jose Mendez.

He worked at General Motors in Defiance, but will always be remembered for his unmatched skills as a plasterer.  Nick was devoted to his family and his church.

Nick will be sadly missed by his children:  Lennie (Susie) Holdcraft, Bucyrus, OH, Tom (Carol) Oberlander, Bucyrus, OH, Nicholas ll (Victoria) Mendez Antwerp, OH, Edward (Elizabeth) Mendez, Hicksville, OH, Daniel (Kim) Mendez, Grandview, TX, Melody (Gary) Engel, Sherwood, OH, Teresa (John) Mosier, Antwerp, Judy (Dean) Husted, Hicksville, OH, Trish (Jake) Schooley, Hicksville, OH, Candis Mendez, Hicksville, OH; siblings, Michael, Fort Wayne, Mary Fry, Defiance, Ami Dunderman, Antwerp, Joe, Zion, IL & David, Ney, OH; 32 grandkids and 52 great grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy (Griggs) and siblings,Theodore, Chris & Raymond Mendez, Maryann Reyes, Joann Rodriguez, Connie Thiel, Eleanor Estep, Tona Palacios.

Viewing is at the First Baptist Church of Antwerp, 5482 County Rd 424, Antwerp on Monday, March 15, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.

Funeral Service is Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 10:30 am at the church, with viewing from 9:30 to 10:15 am

Nose and mouth covering masks are required to participate in Nick's viewing and service.

He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church, 5482 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

Flowers and other tributes may be delivered to the church fellowship hall on Monday from 9 am to NOON.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Nick Mendez, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, March 15, 2021

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Payne Church of the Nazarene

509 Orchard St, Payne, OH 45880

Plant Tree

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Visitation

Monday, March 15, 2021

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Antwerp

5482 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813

Plant Tree

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

9:30 - 10:15am (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Antwerp

5482 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813

Plant Tree

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Starts at 10:30am (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Antwerp

5482 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813

Plant Tree

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