John M. Cardenas
John M. Cardenas, 63, of Fostoria, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017.
He was born April 2, 1953 in Bowling Green to the late John W. and Demetria (Mendieta) Cardenas.
He is survived by his long time companion of 30 years, the love of his life, Sharon (Shank) Griffin; son, Kyle John Cardenas, of Fostoria, step-daughter, Kelly Griffin, of Findlay; sister, Christina Cardenas, of Defiance; nieces & nephew, Carmella (Cantu) Turnow, of Lindsey, Amanda Cantu, of Findlay, Armando Cantu Jr., of Fostoria, and Marjorie Cantu, of Defiance; and two grandsons, Braydon & Bryson Phillips, of Findlay. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Demetrio Cardenas.
John was a 1972 Bettesville High School graduate. He owned Unique Plastics LLC in Bowling Green where he had been for 40 + years. He traveled near and far to hunt for deer which was truly a passion of his along with enjoying fishing and gambling. A mechanically talented man, John also enjoyed his motorcycles and cars. He sang and played the guitar with the Mystic Blue Band.
John was always willing to help anyone and would make everyone feel welcomed. He was always the life of the party.
John’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Bridge Hospice for their care and compassion.
Memorial visitation will be held from 11 am until 12 noon on Friday, February 10, 2017 at MANN-HARE-HOENING Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St, Fostoria. A memorial service will begin in the funeral home immediately following at 12 noon, Rev. Todd Dominique, presiding.