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Meriam Lucille (Goss) Cummings

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Meriam Lucille (Goss) Cummings

NEWARK: A funeral service celebrating the life of Meriam Lucille Cummings will be held at 1pm, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home. Pastor Rick Rintamaa will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 6-8pm, on Monday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st Street in Newark.

Mrs. Cummings, age 89, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Flint Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 26, 1924, in Mansfield, a daughter of the late George Morris and Helen (Garber) Goss. She was a member of the Central Christian Church in Newark and had worked at the Country Court Nursing Home.

Surviving are her children Maurice (Vicki) Cummings of West Mansfield, Claudia (Earl) Stevenson of St. Louisville; a brother Lawrence (Carol) Goss of Mansfield; sister Maryann (Paul) Petty of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren, Dennis, Eric, Andy, Byron, Tammie and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Cummings; her daughter Lillian Cummings; brothers George Goss and Roger Goss and two sisters Virginia Burson and Norma Jean Claypool.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Christian Church; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

The Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home in Newark is honored to serve the Cummings family, to sign an online guest book, please visit


Published in the Advocate on July 10, 2014
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