Vernon Stanley Mummert (Vern)
Vernon Stanley Mummert, cherished husband of Carol and father of Eric and Marc, handed absent on April 6, 2022 surrounded by his spouse and children at HCA Lawnwood Medical center in Ft. Pierce, Florida.
A indigenous of Brutus, born in July 1938 to the late Stanley and Ruby Mummert, Vern attended Pellston High Faculty and Western Michigan University in advance of receiving a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S.E. in Instrumentation Engineering from the University of Michigan where by he became a lifelong Wolverines enthusiast. He went on to acquire a master’s degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technological innovation.
His vocation at Bellcomm, Inc., a subsidiary of AT&T in Washington, D.C., contracted by NASA to get the job done on the Apollo project, incorporated organizing the trajectory for the Apollo 11 room flight of July 16 by July 24, 1969, the 1st crewed mission to land on the moon. Even though doing the job at Bellcomm, he acquired a Juris Medical doctor diploma from Georgetown College.
Obtaining fulfilled at Bellcomm, Vern and Carol married in 1969 and Vern was soon thereafter questioned to transfer to Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ, in which he led engineering groups performing in phone community administration, community setting up and worldwide telecommunications. He led the invention of a revolutionary visitors routing scheme that substantially diminished community expenditures and positioned AT&T’s community to deliver new solutions. After retiring from Bell Labs in 1995, he labored as a guide for NCR.
Vern and Carol and their two sons lived in Middletown, New Jersey, for 10 a long time just before moving to Holmdel. Vern was a voracious reader, record buff and lover of Broadway performs. He enthusiastically attended each and every a single of his wife’s classical new music choral performances by the many years and shared the exhilaration of intercontinental journey with her and their sons. They put in quite a few joyful a long time in Holmdel right before relocating to Florida in 2019.
Vern is survived by Carol, his wife of 52 years son, Eric of Riverside, California son, Marc, his wife, Nadine and their 3 young children, of Vista, Califonia brother, Arnold and his spouse, Allison, of Traverse Town brother, Dewey and his spouse, Sandra, of Traverse Metropolis as perfectly as quite a few nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass, to be celebrated by Rev. Msgr. Thomas V. Banick and family members gathering will be held in Vista, CA, to rejoice Vern’s lifestyle.
Printed on April 24, 2022