Carol Ernst is the very well-regarded Development temp who often handles the Reception desk at Eddy Street. James was her son.
James W. Ernst, 43 of Carmel, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. Jim was born December 28, 1970 in Mishawaka, IN. He graduated from Purdue University and received his Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University. He was currently working on his PhD at Purdue, where he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity.
Jim was a Senior Electrical Engineer at Rolls Royce, Indianapolis. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Jim was a member of the Industry Advisory Board of the Engineering College at IUPUI.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, March 1 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Friends and family are invited to gather from 4:00 to 8:00 pm Friday, February 28, at Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel: 325 E Carmel Dr., Carmel, IN, 46032 • Tel. (317) 848-2929
Jim is survived by his wife, Laura; children, Sally Louise, Margaret Carol, Charles Joseph, Daniel James and Thomas Blair; parents, Joseph A. and Carol E. Ernst; siblings, Michael (wife, Catherine) Ernst, Patricia (husband, John) McFadden and John (wife, Carrie) Ernst; 10 nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family Room Fund at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church 10655 N. Haverstick Rd. Carmel, IN 46033.