John Mummey

Obituary of John H. Mummey

John H. Mummey, Jr. age 80 of Fairport Harbor went to be with the Lord on September 6, 2021 at his home. He was born on February 20, 1941 in Painesville to the late John H. and Evelyn J. (nee: Heer) Mummey. John was a graduate of The Ohio State University where he was the quarterback of the football team. He led the Buckeyes to a National Championship in 1961. After college, John was a coach at his alma matter, Harvey High School (Painesville) and at Northridge High School (Johnstown). He was then hired by Woody Hayes as an assistant coach at Ohio State from '69-'77. After his coaching career, John was an educator and taught the sciences in W. Carrolton, and Kettering. He also had a career in sales and retired in 2002. John was a member of Trinity Church and enjoyed watching sports of all kinds, fishing in Lake Erie and participating in the Lake Erie Senior Walking Program. He is survived by his wife, Emily (nee: Niemi); children, Daryl (Kathy) of Willowick, Mark (Aimee) of Willowick, and Eric (Dawn) of Kettering; grandchildren, Laura, Kristen, John, Daniel, David, Emma, and Evelyn; and sister, Barbara J. Resetar. Visitation will be from 4-7PM on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10:00AM at Trinity Church, 9225 Johnnycake Ridge Rd., Mentor, Ohio 44060 with Pastor Paul Sartarelli presiding. Masks are encouraged. A private burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to Trinity Church or the Ohio State Varsity O Program at
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 10, 2021
Johnson Funeral Home
368 Mentor Avenue
Painesville, Ohio, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Trinity Church
9225 Johnnycake Ridge Road
Mentor, Ohio, United States