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Richard S. Cummings

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RICHARD S. CUMMINGS Richard S. Cummings, 89, of Warminster, passed away Monday, December 23, 2013 at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington. He was the husband for 44 years, of the late Jane (Ferguson) Cummings, who died in 1997. Born October 24, 1924, in Bethlehem, Richard was the son of the late Henry and Pearle Mae (Gable) Cummings. Richard proudly served his country in the US Navy in the Pacific during WWII. After the war he served in the Merchant Marines aboard oil tankers. He worked until his retirement for General Electric Corporation in their Home Appliance Division. He attended Horsham Bible Church for many years. After the death of his wife, Jane, he moved to Ann's Choice in Warminster where he enjoyed varied activities including teaching classes in pocket billiards and made many good friends. Richard leaves behind three daughters, Rebecca Jane Cummings of Candler, NC, Amy Jane Cummings-Leight and her husband, Ned Leight, of Souderton, Lauren Michele Jones and her husband, Dr. Robert D. Jones, of Raleigh, NC; two grandsons; three step grandchildren; a brother, Edwin Cummings and his wife, Amelia Boswell, of Harleysville; a sister, Louise Hunter of Barrington, NJ; and a close friend, Betty Owens of Warminster. In addition to his wife and parents, Richard was preceded in death by a brother, John Cummings; and sisters, Pearle Bell and Mary Weidner. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Richard's Memorial Service, 3PM, Saturday, Dec. 28, at the Chapel at Ann's Choice, 10000 Ann's Choice Way, Warminster. Interment is private. Donations may be made in Richard's name to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation National Headquarters, 6520 North Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2130. Arrangements are by the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale, PA.
Published in The Reporter on Dec. 27, 2013
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