Lynette Kaplan Mazer was born Dec. 9, 1935, in Atlanta, and passed away peacefully on Dec. 29, 2019, surrounded by family. The only daughter of Ben and Dorothy Kaplan of Atlanta, Lynette was predeceased by her parents, three bothers – Marvin, Sidney and David Kaplan – and daughter Robyn Mazer.
Lynette is survived by her husband of 65 years JB Mazer; son Michael (Carole) Mazer; daughter Nancy Mazer (Dennis) Lutz; and grandchildren Adam, Tara and Cori Mazer, and Benjamin and Jeremy Lutz, as well as a large extended family of in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Lynette was an integral part of Mazer Discount Home Centers in Birmingham, Ala., where she served as an officer and treated every customer like family. A vital member of the Temple Beth-El community, she immersed herself in projects both big and small. Lynette’s smile made everyone feel welcome, and she had a kind word for all. Her generosity and hospitality are renowned throughout her community. Donations may be sent to the JB & Lynette Mazer Temple Beautification Fund at Temple Beth-El, 2179 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35205.