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Mr. Mayer Isaac Wiesen

March 7, 1938 — August 22, 2022

Mayer Isaac Wiesen, 84, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2022 at the Brookside Multicare Nursing Center after a long illness. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, lived in Queens before moving to Sea Cliff, NY over forty years ago.

Mayer earned a Bachelor's of Art degree in Accounting and Finance from New York University and his Master's degree from City College of New York. He was employed by New York State Taxation and Finance Department for many years as a Sales Tax Auditor.

A man of many different talents, Mayer, led hiking expeditions for the American Youth Hostels and other groups from the age of 21 until he turned 74. A Master Bridge player, who taught Duplicate Bridge in Sea Cliff, NY and the surrounding area. He was a sought after Duplicate Bridge partner. Mayer and a friend hold the Guinness Book of World Records for traveling the NY Subway system. On October 8, 1973, Mayer travelled through 462 operating subway stations in 21 hours and 8 minutes on the same subway pass.

Predeceased by his parents David and Edith (Silver) Wiesen he is survived by his husband, Stephen Badalamenti, of Sea Cliff, NY, his sisters and brothers-in-law, Rose and her husband Nathn Reiss, of Highland Park, NY, Sarah and her husband David Aslakson, of Wisiconson, his nephew, Jeffrey Reiss and niece Laura Gordon, both of New Jersey.

Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 2 pm at Beth Israel Cemetery, 1 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, NJ.
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