John Andrew Mintz passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 29, 2020 surrounded by family. He was born on February 27, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a longtime resident of Slidell. John was a loving husband, father, and brother. He was preceded in death by his parents John William Mintz and Margaret Stein Mintz and his nephew Jess Wood. He is survived by his beloved wife Pauline, his daughter Johnnie Ann Mintz, his sister Ellene Mintz Wood, his nephew Mark Wood, his stepdaughter Rebecca Martinez (husband Adam), and numerous nieces and nephews. John was a kind and considerate individual who loved his family above all things. He had a quick wit and loved to banter with others. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. John was a member of the International Longshoreman Association for over thirty years and retired in 1990. His retirement was busy and fulfilling. He was a cruising enthusiast who went on over thirty cruises in the last fifteen years. John enjoyed watching Saints and LSU football and enjoyed good Louisiana cuisine. He was an animal lover and was especially fond of his cat, Luke. John will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.AudubonFuneralHome.com
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