Joseph Richard Menster


Joseph Richard "Dick" Menster, 84, of Jackson Township, Ohio, passed away peacefully Tuesday, (March 26, 2019) at Woodlawn Compassionate Care Center surrounded by his family.
He was born May 13, 1934, in Youngstown, the son of Joseph and Ruth (Williams) Menster.
He was a graduate of Sharon High School and Youngstown State University.
Dick was a veteran of the Army and a member of American Legion Post 221.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
He retired from Timken Co. 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; two great-grandchildren, Camden and Austin Blackwood; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his son, Daniel Menster; his brother, William Menster; and granddaughter, Megan Blackwood.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Joseph Richard "Dick" Menster, 84, of Jackson Township, Ohio.
Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday (3-31-19) at HEITGER FUNERAL HOME-JACKSON CHAPEL, 5850 Wales Ave. N.W., Massillon, Ohio. Condolences to the family may be made at
Service: Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Monday (4-1-19) at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Canton, Ohio, with Fr. Thomas Bishop as celebrant.
Burial with military honors to follow the Mass at Sunset Memory Gardens.
Published on March 29, 2019
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Mar 30, 2019
My sincere and loving condolences go out to Aunt Judy and the entire Menster/Busch family who has always been a solid foundation of love in my life and an example of family loyalty. I have fond memories of visiting Aunt Judy and Uncle Dick’s home as a child but even more so of the big hugs I received from them every time they were around. So sorry for your loss. Love and hugs to all, Jenna (Martin) & family