Melvin Barmat, 86, died July 8, 2012 in Mt. Desert. He was born December 14, 1925 in Bronx, New York, the son of Harry Charles and Gertrude (Kraus) Barmat.
Melvin was an Army veteran of WWII. He was a pioneer in the space and telecommunications industries. Melvin was a loving husband, beloved father, grandfather, friend and an honorable man. He loved his adventures, travel and family. His summers in Maine with his family were a high point in his life-Hip Hip Hooray!
He is survived by his wife, Dolores (Bierman) Barmat; four daughters, Joan Barmat, Alison Steinfels and husband George, Betsy Stires and husband Mark, and Hope Hill and husband Peter; seven grandchildren, Samantha, Ethan and Meredith Steinfels, Nathan and Victoria Stires, and Sarah and Nicholas Hill.
Funeral services will be held 1:00PM, Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mt. Desert with Rabbi Justin Goldstein. Interment will be at Brookside Cemetery, Mt. Desert.
Contributions in Melvin’s memory may be made to the K.U.R.E, at Wilmer Development Office, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21287, Attn: Ms. Danielle Grepps or www.Kure4eyes.org.
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