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James A. Mayer

April 27, 1945 ~ September 20, 2021 (age 76)


James A. “Jim” Mayer, 76, of Tiffin, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 at his home.

He was born on April 27, 1945, in Tiffin, Ohio, to Daniel B. and Norma J. (Clouse) Mayer.  On August 5, 1967, he married Roseann L. Brose.                    

Survivors include his wife, Roseann L. Mayer of Tiffin; sons, James A. Mayer, II of Tiffin and Dan (Selena Taylor) Mayer of Findlay; daughter, Brenda Mayer of Findlay; brother, Robert “Bob” (Kathy) Mayer of Livingston, TX; sisters, Joann (Don) Reinhart of Carey and Donna (Maynard) Knight of Kalamazoo, MI; and very special people in his life, Gabe (Destiny) Wagner and their children, Sterling and Stella, Steven Kauffman and Ethan Kauffman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Brian Mayer.

Jim was a 1963 graduate of Tiffin Calvert, went on to Coyne Electric in Chicago and then to Terra Technical College in their HVAC program.  He started his career as an electrician at General Electric in Tiffin, then in Bucyrus.   Jim then worked in HVAC at Atlas and retired in 2007 from Thyssen Krupp.  He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, enjoyed volunteering with Troop 444 while his boys were in Scouts and later served as the Treasurer, St. Paul’s Sharing Kitchen, United Way, St. Joseph Festival and served on the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Board.  He was an avid Ohio State Buckeye Fan, enjoyed coaching with his kid’s wrestling and softball teams, biking around the area, trips to Las Vegas and loved helping others.

His Funeral Mass will be at 12:00 Noon on Friday, September 24, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating.  A Rosary will be prayed 30 minutes prior to Mass.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 10-11:30 A.M. at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Stein Hospice or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

The family would like to give a special thanks to The Armes Family Cancer Care Center, Tiffin and Stein Hospice.

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September 24, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory
236 S. Washington St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

Funeral Mass
September 24, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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