Jayne Cummings, age 78, formerly of Medway, passed away July 16, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Thomas; her son Seth and Jennilee Cummings; her grandsons: Charles Thomas Cummings and Adam Christian Cummings; her sisters: Louise Peppel and Carole and Robert Bos. Jayne was born in Lake Odessa, MI in 1939. Her father, Marinus Hoffs, was a doctor and mother, Alice Brower, was active in the church and community. Jayne was the 1962 valedictorian of her nursing school class at Michigan State University. Jayne met Thomas Cummings in the fall of 1958 at MSU and they married in 1962. They lived in Houston, TX, Springfield, MA, Elmira, NY and Woodbury, CT, where their son Seth was born, before settling in Medway, MA for 25 years. An active stay at home mom, Jayne served on the Council on Aging, Milford Hospital Auxiliary and as President of the Medway Historical Society. She was an active member of the Medway Community Church, where she served on many committees and conducted elder ministry helping senior citizens. She also drove for Meals on Wheels and ran the Community Church Thrift Shop. In 2004, they moved to Holland, MI to be near family and frequent their cottage on Lake Michigan. Jayne and Tom enjoyed many visits with their sons family in Los Angeles, CA. She loved to read, boat, swim, sew, garden and walk. Jayne often expressed Thank you, God for giving me such a rich life and loving family and friends. Jayne is already sorely missed by her family and many friends. Visitation and funeral information can be found at www.langelandsterenberg. com.
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Published by Milford Daily News on Jul. 20, 2018.