Ronald P. “Ron” Mayer - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Ronald P. “Ron” Mayer

February 6, 1937 - November 5, 2023

Ronald P. “Ron” Mayer, age 86, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2023.

Born in Newark, DE, on February 6, 1937, he was the son of the late Arthur P. and Constance (Corrace) Mayer, Sr. Ron proudly served in the United States Navy Reserves for 8 years. He was the owner and operator of Mayer, Inc., a building materials company, for the past 48 years.

Ron loved to spend his free time outdoors, he could often be found fishing or taking trips to Bethany Beach with his family. He was a member of the Sunset Lake Fishing Club as well as the Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Ron is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Joan M. (Wolhar) Mayer; children, Lisa Mayer-Capiro, Adam C. Mayer (Amy), and Vincent P. Mayer; half-sister, Pauline Brassfield (James); 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 am on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ron’s memory to Holy Angels R. C. Church, at the address listed above.


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14 Condolences for Ronald P. “Ron” Mayer

  • I am so sorry for your loss.I will miss him very much ,a better man has not been made .

  • My heartfelt condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Sorry for your loss!

  • So sorry to hear about Ron’s passing. May his memory be a blessing.
    Love to the family.

  • Dear Adam,
    Please accept my condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Adam, sorry for your loss! God be with your father and family m !

  • My Grandmother Doris Sweetman worked with Joanie Mayer and were friends with the Mayers. Prayers and Condolences to your family

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I loved when he would come visit us at Kirk’s on Ash . He always had a smile. Sending hugs and prayers to all.

  • My condolences to Joan and his family. I quite enjoyed the many hikes we shared with the Wilmington Trail club. May he rest in peace. Kathy.

  • Deepest sympathy. Wonderful man with a beautiful family.

  • We lost one of the good guys. May fond memories last forever. Our condolences to Joan and the Mayer family.

  • Deepest condolences for your loss. He was a really great person.

  • I’m so sorry to hear that we have lost another 1955 classmate. We could always look forward to seeing Ronnie and Joan at our class reunions. Sending our thoughts and prayers to his family. May he sleep in heavenly peace!

  • I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences and my thoughts and prayers are with your family.