Otto F. Mahr, 82, of Marion passed away at home on Wednesday August 1, 2012. He was the husband of the late Gertraud (Woelfl) Mahr.
Born in Fulda, Germany, the son of the late Herman and Rosa (Heil) Mahr, he came to the United States in 1957 and lived in Waltham and Weston before moving to Marion in 1990.
He was a communicant of St. Rita’s Church in Marion.
Mr. Mahr was formerly employed as an electrical engineer with the Polaroid Corporation. He was a graduate of UMass. Lowell, Class of 1962, and the University of Giessen in Germany.
He enjoyed sailing and photography and was an avid reader and animal lover. He loved the arts and music, and played the organ.
Survivors include his three children, Christiana Buckley and her husband Jeffrey of Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Thomas Mahr and his wife Eileen of Raleigh, NC, and Beatrice Pratt and her husband Fred, of Branford, CT; a brother, Theo Mahr of Fulda; and four grandchildren, Alexander Buckley, John Buckley, Leah Mahr and Rachel Mahr.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday September 22, 2012 at 10 AM at St. Rita’s Church, Marion. Visiting hours are omitted. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett.