Earl (Jeff) Mummert, 88, passed away on October 31, 2016 in Bradenton Florida. Joyce Hurkman Mummert, his wife of 14 years and other family members surrounded him in love during his final days. Jeff was born at his grandfather's farm near Hanover, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1927. He joined the Navy at 18 where he perfected his skills at cutting and styling hair. Upon discharge he married Anna Cleveland, his wife of 43 years, moved to Baltimore MD and raised two children, Dee and Earl II. An interesting account of Jeff's youth, navy experience, successful career, activities and family life can be found at ManasotaMemorial.com. Jeff is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Hurkman Mummert of Bradenton FL; his son and daughter-in-law, Earl & Margaret Mummert of Lyme, CT and their children Brian and Anya; brother and sister-in-law, Stede and Harriet Mummert of PA; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Ray Mason of VA; his grand-daughter and son-in-law Angela & Chabel Jiminez; Joyce's daughters and sons-in-law, Mary & Randy Miller, Susan & Doug Brzostowski, Sandra & Bill Sparks of TX, Barbara Hurkman, Kathy Brondoni, Janice Taylor, Joanne Morris, 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Anna, daughter Dee, his parents and older brother. Friends may visit with the family from 5:30-8:00 pm, Friday, November, 4, 2016, at Manasota Funeral Home, 1221 53rd Ave East, Bradenton, FL. A memorial mass will be held at 11 am on Saturday Nov. 5, 2016, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 3100 26th St. West, Bradenton, FL. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the
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Published in The Bradenton Herald on Nov. 3, 2016