Kevin Mayer, a sophomore communications and film studies major at Northeastern, died suddenly on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was 19 years old.
Mayer graduated from Boston Latin School in 2013 and was an active member of the Nor’easters a cappella group at NU. A member since 2013, Mayer was a bass singer and the group’s treasurer.
“He was a very, very loved member,” Jessie Litwin, manager for the Nor’easters, said. “Kevin was such a beautiful person who made everyone who knew him so grateful to have shared some time with him in the world.”
Mayer was an intern at the Massachusetts School Building Authority in Boston, according to his Facebook profile.
Kevin is survived by his parents, Christopher Mayer and Donna Brown, sisters Emily, Abby and Caroline Mayer, grandparents Jocelyn and Peter Inzana and Diane Mayer, cousin Bobby Croke and many other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kevin Mayer ‘13 Fund for the Boston Latin School Association or to the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, March 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the O’Brien Funeral Home in South Boston. Gate of Heaven Church will host a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Mayer will be laid to rest at Dorchester’s Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. Friends and family are welcome.
Photo by Becca Chairin, courtesy of Jessie Litwin, Nor’easters