Edward L. Cummings 74, of Warren, PA., died Friday day morning, August 12, 2016 at Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, PA., after an extended illness. He was born November 18, 1941 in Warren, PA. Ed was the son of Donald S. and Elsie Edna Marie Gheres Cummings. He was a lifelong Warren area resident.
Ed had served in the 3rd Army during the Vietnam War as a Specialist 4th grade. He was employed as a spot welder with the former Deluxe Storage Systems where he started working in August of 1964, retiring in 1998.
He was a member of the Allegheny Rifle Association. Avid hunter, fisherman and card player. He enjoyed riding his bike and visiting with all his friends on the west end and at the ball fields. His greatest joy in life was his wife and family.
Ed is survived by his wife of 53 years, Louise J. Anderson Cummings whom he married July 6, 1963 in Warren, PA., 2 Daughters – Laurie Cummings Sweet of Warren, PA., Brenda Cummings of Cambridge Springs, PA., 3 Brothers William Cummings, Harold Cummings and wife, Sarah all of Warren, PA., Bruce Cummings and wife, Terri of Russell, PA., 4 Sisters – Marie Stewart, Darlene Stewart and husband, David all of Warren, PA., Linda Scalise and husband, Doug of Warren, PA., 6 Grandchildren – Charles, Matthew and Casper Black, Tyler, Kaisey and Kyle Sweet. 5 Great Grandchildren – Kaylynn Rickerson, Ethan Black, Maxwell Black, Miles Black and Cameron Sweet. Several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 Brothers – Donald L., Louis R., Syd, and Richard Cummings, 3 Sisters – Lois Gustafson, Betty Cummings, and Julie Passenger.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 5 to 7 P.M. where a memorial service will be conducted at 7:00PM with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation, 6297 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek, PA. 126421.
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com