On Sunday, April 19, 2020, Mayer “Steve” Behmoiras, loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 91 from nursing home acquired COVID-19.
Mayer was born on February 26, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY to Albert and Vida Behmoiras. He received his Associates degree from CCNY. Having worked at Macy’s for 46 years, Mayer retired as a sales manager from Macy’s Herald Square. On November 15, 1970, he married Frances Marcia Horowitz. They raised one son, Albert.
Mayer was a life-long New Yorker and loved all things New York, especially Broadway, the Mets, and The New York Post. He was outgoing and loquacious and leaves behind many loving friends and memories. In his retirement, he took daily walks to pick up the Post and also visited Sunnyside Community Center regularly where he and his wife, Fran, spent time with their many friends.
Mayer was preceded in death by his father, Albert, and his mother, Vida. He is survived by his wife, Fran; their son, Al, and his wife, Caryl; his granddaughter, Hope, and step grandchildren, Jacob and Sarah; his sister, Sarah; nieces Vicki and Sharon; and grandniece, Brittany, and grandnephews Jason, Nick, Aidan, and Matt.
A funeral service will be held graveside and live streamed at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 over Zoom video: https://yale.zoom.us/j/5939742121
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Memorial donations can be made in Mayer’s name to the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, online at www.philarmh.org, or mailed to PRMH 3925 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, in memory of Mayer Behmoiras.
He will be dearly missed.
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