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Alvin B. Cummings

Death 28 Apr 2003 (aged 85)
Burial Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 17309715 · View Source
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Alvin B. Cummings

Alvin B. Cummings, 85, of Natrona Heights, Harrison, died Monday (April 28, 2003) in West Haven Nursing Home, Washington Township.

He was born Oct. 31, 1917, in Natrona, Harrison.

An Army veteran, he served during peacetime from 1936 to 1938; during World War II in the European Theater; and was in the Army Reserves after World War II.

He worked in the No. 9 maintenance department of Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp., Brackenridge, for 40 years.

Mr. Cummings was a member of Natrona Heights Presbyterian Church, where he was a former deacon and trustee, and started the first church softball team. He also was a life member of Brackenridge American Legion and Natrona Heights Veterans of Foreign Wars.

A Pittsburgh Pirates baseball fan, he enjoyed yardwork, sharpening saws, and spending time with his great-granddaughters.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Margaret L. Ferrero Cummings; two daughters, Mrs. Judith (Edward) Parry of Kittanning and Rebecca Kulick of Natrona Heights; a brother, Richard N. (Carol) Cummings of Dubois; and two sisters, Louise Cousins of Saxonburg and Alice Oberlitner of Imperial.

Also surviving are two granddaughters, Mrs. Amy (Michael) Keddie and Mrs. Audra (Duane) Ometz; and two great-granddaughters, Marena and Sara Keddie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer G. and Goldie A. McClain Cummings; a brother, Leonard L. Cummings; and two sisters, Melva Campbell and Esther Olschefsky.

Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the CICHOLSKI-ZIDEK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights, by his pastor, the Rev. R. Cameron Malcolm IV. Burial followed in Greenwood Memorial Park Mausoleum, Lower Burrell.

(Obituary from The Valley News Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.)

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309715
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