John Mengel(1932 - 2014)

John A. Mengel


John Arthur Mengel, 82, of 108 Derby Trail, died March 17, 2014 at his home.

A native of Syracuse, N.Y., son of the late John Stephen and Margaret Zigler Mengel, he was a retired employee of General Electric after 24 years of service and a U.S. Air Force Veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Earlene Gosnell Mengel of the home; one daughter, Diane Emery of Greer and three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Mr. Mengel was predeceased by his son, John E. Mengel.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Wood Mortuary conducted by Rev. Jesus Ortez and Rev. Daniel Jones. Burial will follow in Wood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Jones, Tony Jones, Charles Jones, Otis Gosnell, Chris Poston and Frank Guy.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Online condolences may be made at


Funeral Home

The Wood Mortuary, Inc.
300 West Poinsett Street Greer, SC 29650
(864) 877-3351

Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 19, 2014