Dorothy (Dottie) K. Mayer, passed away on July 9th, 2011. She was 77 years old. Dorothy was born on June 22nd , 1934 in Gary, Indiana. She married Ernest J. Mayer Sr. in 1961 and started their family in Gary. They later moved to Merrillville, Indiana and lived there for over 30 years. They were happily married for 38 years. Dorothy relocated to Dacula, GA. after the passing of her husband Ernest Sr. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and family members. Dorothy enjoyed pets of all sorts, dancing and gardening, especially tending to her roses. She was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch GA. and a former member of Our Lady of Consolation Church of Merrillville, IN. Dorothy is survived by her 3 children: Ernest (Kirstain) Mayer Jr. of Dacula; Anthony Mayer, Flowery Branch; Cindy (Mayer) Skip Kalmar of Windsor, CO, 5 grandchildren: Nichole (Mayer) McKinney, Christopher Mayer, Stephen Mayer, Kaitlyn Kalmar, Kyle Kalmar and 1 Great- grandchild, Evan McKinney. She was preceded in death by husband Ernest J. Mayer Sr., brother Jerome Bielewicz and parents Jerome and Anastazya Bielewicz.. Funeral Services will be held 7 PM Thursday, July 14, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 PM Thursday, July 14, 2011 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Rd. SW, Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046. 770 962-3100. A Graveside Service will be held 11 AM Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Glen Park, IN. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to Catholic Charities or Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd. NE. Ste. 10, Atlanta, Ga. 30345. Please sign online guest registry at