submitted 07/07/20
Randall Thomas

07/02/20  Carl Mentz  -  Glenmoore, Pennsylvania  -  Cobra #2594  -  Member from 08/07/11 to 07/02/20

Carl Mentz passed away at his home in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania after a long war against Cancer. Carl was 71 years of age. Owning an original Cobra at one time, he found what he was missing years later in his Superformance, 427FE and all. He bought his Superformance on 7/23/2001.

Carl was born in Scranton, on March 23, 1949. Carl graduated from North Pocono High School and continued his education at Penn State University with a Bachelor's degree in Advertising in 1971. He dedicated his career to the Farm Journal, retiring in 2016 as the Vice President of Circulation. Carl spent many years watching drag racing and collecting classic cars. Carl took pleasure in target shooting and did not have to leave home for practice. Carl aso loved to work on his model cars.

Carl had owned an impressive line up of cars including a 1968 Shelby GT500, 1993 Mustang LX 5.0 Convertible Feature Car, 1964 Comet 404 wagon, 1967 Sunbeam Tiger MkII, 427 Cobra CSX3159, 1968 Shelby GT500 fastback, 1968 Shelby GT350 Conv, 1966 Shelby GT350, 1965 Mustang GT K Code, 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Mk1A, 1970 Dodge Charger RT, and a 1964 Plymouth Spt Fury 426.