SALEM - Alvin L. Lutz, 82, of Salem, passed away on June 23, 2022 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born August 10,1939 in Jackson Township, Stark County, son of the late Mahlon and Marie (Lindenberger) Lutz.
Alvin graduated from Jackson High School in 1958. He retired from United Parcel Service (UPS) in 1999. Alvin was the owner/operator of Chipmunk’s Small Engine Repair where he enjoyed working on small engines. He loved and cherished time with his family, golfing, doing yard work, dancing, helping out at the church and driving the church bus. He was a member of the Damascus Ruritan Club and United Commercial Travelers (UCT) Alliance 261. He was also a member of the Damascus Methodist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Donna (Denny) Lutz, of 32 years; he was a loving father to Mike (Amy) Lutz, Monica (Doug) Snyder, Mark Lutz, Michelle (Chad) Stoffer, and John (Stacy) Mercer; 19 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Donna Crandall of Louisville; brother, Larry Lutz of Canton, and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Alvin was also preceded in death by his brothers, Glen and Dick Lutz and sisters, Ellen Miller and Marion Nist.
Friends and family will be received from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2022, at Stark Memorial and from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Damascus United Methodist Church in Damascus.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Pastor Frank Zugaro officiating. Burial will be at Hope Cemetery in Salem.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Rd., Salem, OH 44460.
If unable to attend you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.
Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
To view Alvin’s obituary or send condolences, visit www.starkmemorial.com.