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Helene de Marcellus CUMMINGS


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Helene de Marcellus CUMMINGS Obituary
Helene de Marcellus Cummings (Mrs. Edward M. Cummings) of Chicago, passed away at her son's home in McLean, VA, March 8, 2018. She was laid to rest Saturday, March 24, beside her husband in the family plot at the Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, IL. Mrs. Cummings, who spent her youth in Palm Beach, was the daughter of Count and Countess Henri de Marcellus, and sister of the late "Deedy" Marix, long time mayor of Palm Beach. She is mourned by her six sons, Henry, Amory, Lawrence, Ogden, Alexander and McLean Cummings, and her two daughters, Rose Cummings, Lily Cummings Stevenson, and nineteen grandchildren. She is also mourned by her siblings, Juliette de Marcellus of Palm Beach, Roland de Marcellus of North Palm Beach, Col. Robert X. de Marcellus of McLean, VA, Christine de Marcellus Vollmer of Caracas, Venezuela, and Olivier de Marcellus of Geneva, Switzerland. A Memorial Service will be held for her on Monday, April 2, at St. Edward's Church at 10:00AM.
Published in The Palm Beach Daily News on Mar. 27, 2018
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