Ira J. Mayer, 70, of Chestnut Hill, died December 4 at home. He was the widower of Joyce (Ascher) Mayer. Born in Fall River, he was a graduate of Durfee High School in Fall River and was a graduate of Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. He moved to Longmeadow in 1969 and to Florida in 1991 and moved to Chestnut Hill in 2010. He started his work career with his father-in-law at Auto Gear Parts Co. in Springfield and pursued other entrepreneurial activities through out his life. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, David Mayer and Fawn Hardison of Boston; and a granddaughter, Sylvan Mayer. He was predeceased by a daughter, Audrey Mayer. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME