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Obituary for Jeannette Louise Mayer (Fortier)

Jeannette Louise (Fortier) Mayer
York, South Carolina
Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan

Mrs. Jeannette Louise Fortier Mayer, 86, of York, SC, passed away at home Monday, March 18, 2024 after a long battle with cancer.

Mrs. Mayer was born July 22, 1937, in Saginaw, MI, to the late Cyril A. and Meta Himm Fortier. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Paul Mayer, Sr., her three sisters (Marie, Bernadette, and Dolores), six brothers (Charles, Cyril, Richard, Robert, Duane, and Larry), and her beloved companion, King George.

She is survived by her daughter, Diana L. Beach (Richard), Port Royal, SC, her sons, Robert P. Mayer, Jr. (Jetta), York, SC, and John J. Mayer (Betty), Saginaw, MI, her nine grandchildren Robert P. Mayer, III, Wendy Baker (Derrik), Amanda Flowers (Bradley), Chase Baumgardner, John J. Mayer, Jr. (Eileen), Nicole Klumb (Scott), Alex Mayer (Kellyn), Ayrton Baumgardner, and Timothy Beach, her eleven great-grandchildren, her sister, Donna Kennedy Walderzak, sister-in-law Carol Kennedy Fortier, Saginaw, MI, her brother-in-law, James Mayer (Kathleen), Saginaw, MI, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

She was an avid crocheter, bowler, singer, and loved to read.

She retired from Michigan Bell Telephone in 1996.

The family would like to thank the staff at PruittHealth for their compassionate care.

A Memorial Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2024 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty Rd.). Interment will take place in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the “Saginaw Choral Society," P.O. Box 4033, Saginaw, Michigan 48606 or “PruittHealth Hospice Columbia,” 240 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 302, Columbia, South Carolina 29210.