ELDRED-Joann E. Cummings, 69, of Elm Street, passed away Thursday (May 29, 2014) in Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born Jan. 17, 1945 in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of Milford R. and Colleen VanScoter Simar.
On Aug. 21, 1971, she married Robert L. Cummings in Eldred, who survives.
Joann was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of Port Allegany High school, class of 1964.
She was a nurse's aid with Sena Kean Manor in Smethport and a life member of the Eldred Fire Department. She also loved to craft and knit.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Kimberly K. (Tim) Stead of Eldred; two sons, Kevin H. (Angela) Cummings and Robert L. Cummings Jr., both of Eldred; 10 grandchildren: Joshua, Shawn and Nathan Barnish, Tim Stead Jr., Abigail, Nicholas, McKenna, Devin and Ava Jo Cummings and Brett Taggert; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Kenneth and Dale Simar.
Private funeral and graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials can be made to the Eldred Fire Department.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home in Port Allegany and condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from May 30 to June 7, 2014