Norman L. Mayes, age 82, of Fort Myers, passed away at home September 23, 2020 in Fort Myers, surrounded by his children.
Norman was born Jan. 30, 1938 in Old Forge, PA to the late Arthur and Pearl (Wakelin) Mayes. Mr Mayes enlisted in the US Air Force and was stationed in Minot, ND in 1958 where he met and married Deanice A. Robinson, his late wife of 55 years. The couple moved to Syracuse, New York in the early 60’s when Norman took a job in information systems with General Electric. They relocated to Ft. Myers, FL in 1986 with GE and Client Business Services, where Norm continued in information technology until his retirement in 2000.
Norman was active in his community his entire life, from church usher and volunteer fireman in Syracuse to his participation in the River Forest Community Association (RIFCA), his Florida home, serving as Vice-President in 1994 and President in 1995. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and neighbor. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Norman is survived by his three children: Norman James Mayes and wife Judy, Lisa Cobb and husband Peter, and Lori Maurais and husband Laurier, grandchildren: Norman, Jonathan, Phillip, Alicia, Aimee, Rachael, and Joseph, and great-grandchildren: Logan, Luke, Niamaya.
Cremation rites are being handled by Baldwin Brothers, Fort Myers. You can view the online obituary and leave your condolences to Norman’s family at https://baldwincremation.com/obituaries/norman-l-mayes/