John Robert Mantell Jr. (Bob)
Last updated 9/7/2020 at 1:22pm
John Robert Mantell Jr. (Bob), went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. He was a devoted husband, a loving father, and steadfast friend.
He was born May 15, 1930 to John Robert and Thelma Haugh Mantell in Frederick, Md. He graduated from Frederick High School before working for Western Union, and then the Maryland State Road Commission.
He met his wife, Mary Louise Hutchins, through mutual friends, and married in 1950. They celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary before Mary Lou’s passing.
Shortly after marrying, he was hired as a cryptographer in the communica...