Johns-Ridout's Funeral Parlors

2116 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL


Jacob Baer Mazer

December 20, 1932June 12, 2020

Jacob Baer Mazer was born on December 20, 1932 in Birmingham, Alabama and passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 12, 2020. The youngest of three boys, JB was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Lynette, his parents Eva and Ben Mazer, his brother Joe, and his daughter Robyn. JB is survived by his brother Eph (Frieda), sister-in-law Jane Mazer, son Michael Mazer (Carole), daughter Nancy Lutz (Dennis), and grandchildren Adam Mazer, Tara Mazer, Cori Mazer, Benjamin Lutz, and Jeremy Lutz, as well as a large extended family of in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews. As the owner of Mazer Lumber Company and Mazer Discount Home Centers, JB was known for his business acumen and personal integrity. Over the course of three generations, Mazer's successful family business grew, establishing deep roots in the Birmingham community. A prolific storyteller, JB reveled in telling a good joke. He was a former president of Temple Beth-El in Birmingham and an integral member of numerous regional, national, and international Jewish organizations. Known for his generosity, JB supported a wide range of charitable causes and was always willing to lend a hand to those in need. Donations may be sent to Camp Ramah Darom, 6400 Powers Ferry Road NW, Suite 215, Atlanta, GA 30339, (404) 503-2129.

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Jacob Baer Mazer

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Phil & Deborah Gross

June 13, 2020

We wish to offer our condolences for the death of your father. Phil & Deborah Gross