Walter Joseph Mayer, 73, of Holiday died Saturday [November 9, 1996] at home. A native of New York City, he moved to this area nine years ago from Brewster, N.Y. He was a retired mechanical engineer, a Marine veteran of World War II, Catholic, a member of the Veterans of Foreign War #10167 in Holiday, First Marine Division Association, a life member of the First Marine Raider Battallion and the United States Marine Corps League of New Port Richey. He is survived by two daughters, Dianne Behrmann of Indialantic and Barbara Straub of Spring Valley, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Michels- Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.