Mervin Jay Hochstetler

Mervin Jay Hochstetler, 71, passed away June 28, 2019.  He was born March 4, 1948 in Elkhart, Indiana to the late John Henry and Esther (Miller) Hochstetler.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Joanna Schmucker and his brother John Henry Hochstetler.

Mervin came to Sarasota in 1978 from Nappanee, Indiana.  He was a member of Bible Community Chapel and was a cabinet builder for Real Cabinetry.  He enjoyed making pens and bowling.  

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Steve Miller and his wife Vickie; sister, Mary Ellen Mullet and her husband Glenn; brother, Delbert Hochstetler and his wife Ellie; brother-in-law, Jr. Schmucker and his wife Laura; and 3 grandchildren all of Nappanee, Indiana.

There will be a visitation on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 6 to 8pm at Maloney Funeral Home, 2401 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, Florida 34232 (behind the Sherwin Williams Paint Store), and also Saturday morning from 9 to 10am at Bible Community Church, 4201 Bahia Vista Street, Sarasota, Florida 34232.  Funeral Service will follow at 10am.  Interment will be in Sunnyside Mennonite Cemetery.