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Fr. John Robert Kummer

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Fr. John Robert, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2016 in Cincinnati at age 70. Proud charter member of St. Ann Parish, Groesbeck and priest of the archdiocese of Cincinnati. Truly blessed to be one of a great family: son of Bob and the late Martha (nee Lindenschmidt) Kummer; brother of Sharon (Bill) Frost; Mary Sandra (late Terry) Schoenling; Jim (Geri) Kummer; Tom (Sue) Kummer; his godson, Bill Kummer; Nancy (Kevin) McDonough, MD; and his godson, Joe (Lori) Kummer. Additional survivors include many other relatives, friends and acquaintances. Fr. John donated his body to UC Medical School. Visitation and Vigil for Fr. John will take place at Frederick Funeral Home, 2553 Banning Rd., on Tuesday (Sept. 6) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Kindly be welcome, visit and pray. Memorial Mass at St. Ann Church, Groesbeck; 2900 W. Galbraith Rd., on Wednesday (Sept. 7) at 10:30 a.m. with Bishop Joe Binzer presiding. The Rite of Committal of the cremains will occur at a later date at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, in the Priests' Section. Terry Schoenling (1951-2016), Fr. John's late brother-in-law served passionately at First Step Home. At Fr. John's request, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Step Home Maternal Addictions Program, 2211 Fulton Ave; Cincinnati 45206. Special condolences may be expressed at
Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Sept. 4, 2016
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