Edward H. Mayer, 70, of Somers, beloved husband of Audrey (Campbell) Mayer, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home surrounded by family on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Born in Catskill, NY on February 14, 1949, he was the son of the late Emil and Johanna (Cook) Mayer and grew up in NY before moving to Somers in 1971. Edward served in the US Navy as a Seabee during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in 1970. He worked as a Network Distribution Technician for AT&T for 38 1/2 years before retiring in 2008. He was a communicant of All Saints Church as well as a member of American Legion Post #101 in Somers. Edward lived a life of service, to our country, to his family, and to his friends and he will be deeply missed by so many family members and friends. Besides his beloved wife of 51 years, Audrey, he leaves 3 loving children, Rebecca Alfano and her husband Jesse of Enfield, Sarah Masten and her husband Christopher of Somers, and Jeffrey Mayer and his wife Mandy of Stafford Springs; 6 cherished grandchildren, Zachary, Rosalie, and Travis Alfano, Natalie and Johanna Mayer, and Aaron Masten; and 2 sisters, Joan Keith and her husband Hartford Keith, and Anne Aubertine. He was predeceased by his parents, Emil and Johanna Mayer; his in-laws, Francis and Gloria Campbell; his sister, Shirley Yantz; and his brother-in-law, Philip Aubertine. His family will receive friends on Thursday, August 22, from 5-7 PM at the Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main St. Somers. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 23 at 10 AM at All Saints Church, School St., Somers. Everyone is asked to meet DIRECTLY at the church. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Somers Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Smilow Cancer Center, PO Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508-1849 or the American Legion Post 101, PO Box 101, Somers, CT 06071. For online condolences, please visit www.somersfuneralhome.com.