James Michael "Mike" Tumminello

James Michael "Mike" Tumminello

James Michael "Mike" Tumminello, 61, of Houston, TX, died Friday, December 28, 2012. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of John Kramer & Son.

Mike grew up in Colfax. He graduated from LSU-Baton Rouge and Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. His field of work was computer science, and he lived and worked in Canada, Ohio and Houston, where he finally settled.

He was always known for his kindness, and for his devotion and active responsibility toward his wife and family.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Amy Tumminello Moore; a brother, Jesse Samuel Wood; a cousin, Mark Troutman; five aunts and four uncles.

He is survived by his wife, Martha C. Tumminello of Houston, Texas; his parents, Leroy and Virginia Tumminello of Colfax; one son, Joe C. Tumminello of Clayton, North Carolina; one sister, Julie T. Kanefsky of Palo Alto, California; two aunts, Marcelite McCarthy and Favorita Seamans; a cousin, Tim McCarthy, and a host of other cousins and extended family.

A family memorial service will be held at a later date.


Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 23, 2013