December 6, 1932 — January 5, 2018
QUEENSBURY — Louis Mayer, 85, of Lake George, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Albany Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 6, 1932 in Glens Falls, the son of Louis and Anna (Norton) Mayer.
Louis was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korea War before being honorably discharged as a Corporal in 1954. During his service, he received the NYS Senate Liberty Award and was awarded the Korean Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
He was an inspector for General Electric in Fort Edward before retiring after many years of dedicated employment.
Louis was an avid hunter and fisherman for many years, enjoyed camping, picnics, skiing and was active with several bowling leagues. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle, biking on the Warren County bike path and loved watching movies. Louis was known for his beehives and growing some of the most beautiful flowers in his yard. He was very proud to build his home for his family and friends to enjoy.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his grandson, Axel Mayer.
Survivors include his loving wife, Christie (Flint) Mayer of Queensbury; daughter, Cynthia (Terri Newell) Mayer of Albany; son, Louis (Jill) Mayer, Jr. of Gaithersburg, Maryland; daughter, Robin (Alan) Nosworthy of Bryson City, North Carolina; daughter, Laura (David) Dacosta of Keystone Heights, Florida; and son, Peter (Christine) Mayer of Athens, Alabama. He is also survived by his granddaughters, Liza Pannebaker of Hagerstown, Maryland, Jessie Nosworthy and Carolyn Nosworthy, both of North Carolina, Cassandra Dacosta of Texas and Felicia Dacosta of Keystone Heights, Florida; grandsons, David Dacosta of Keystone Heights, Florida, and Kraig Mayer of Athens, Alabama; great-granddaughters, Violet Nosworthy of North Carolina and Kennedy Mayer of Athens, Alabama; and great-grandson, James Pannebaker of Hagerston, Maryland.
Funeral services and burial will be held privately for the family at Pine View Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of the Regan Denny Stafford Funeral Home, 53 Quaker Road, Queensbury, and those who wish may make online condolences by visiting our website at sbfuneralhome.com.