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Philip Francis Cummiskey
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1914
Death: Jul. 20, 2003

Services for Philip Francis Cummiskey, 88, of Currie, were held on Wed., July 23, 2003 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Currie. Mr. Cummiskey passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2003 at the Tracy Hospital.

Phil was born on August 26, 1914 on a farm in Shetek Township, Murray County, MN to Philip and Catherine Ewen Cummiskey. He grew up on the family farm, north of Currie, and graduated from IHM High School. He farmed with his brothers.

Phil enlisted in the US Army and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Following his discharge, he returned to Currie and worked for Lindberg Construction for several years.

Phil managed the Currie Liquor Store and the American Legion for many years.

He lived with his brother, Gerald and sisters, Veronica and Agnes. They all moved into Currie in 1979 and Phil continued to work at the American Legion until his retirement.

He was a life member of IHM Church and the Catholic Order of Foresters. He prayed the rosary every day. He belonged to the Currie American Legion and the Currie Town and Country Club.

Phil enjoyed playing cards, especially pinochle, gardening, fishing, and was a Minnesota Twins and Vikings fan. He loved to visit with relatives and many friends.

He is survived by his sister, Beatrice Caron of Mankato, MN; sister-in-law, Marcella Cummiskey of Currie; several nieces, nephews and their families. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Marguerite, Veronica and Agnes Cummiskey, brothers, John, Leo, Gerald and Don Cummiskey. 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Highland Cummiskey (1878 - 1946)
  Catherine Agnes Ewen Cummiskey (1883 - 1977)
 
 Siblings:
  Veronica Marguerite Cummiskey (1902 - 2002)*
  Beatrice Mary Cummiskey Caron (1904 - 2004)*
  Leo Hugho Cummiskey (1907 - 1925)*
  Agnes M Cummiskey (1913 - 1995)*
  Philip Francis Cummiskey (1914 - 2003)
  Gerald Clement Cummiskey (1916 - 1992)*
  Donald Patrick Cummiskey (1920 - 1985)*
  Marguerite E Cummiskey (1921 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Currie
Murray County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: C & N Rasmussen
Originally Created by: William Watson
Record added: Feb 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48193074
Philip Francis Cummiskey
Added by: Roy Williams
 
 
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