Dorothy M. Cummings
Dorothy M. Cummings
  • July 13, 1927 - May 4, 2017
  • Westmoreland, New Hampshire

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.Dorothy M. Cummings 89, of Westmoreland, NH and formerly of North Swanzey, NH, passed away on May 4, 2017 at the Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland.

She was born in Nyack, New York on July 13, 1927, the daughter of Michael A. and Matilda V. (Avanzi) DeLouise. She grew up in New York, graduating from St Patrick's High School in New York City in 1942.

Dorothy resided in many areas of the United States including Mesa, Arizona for four years, Ashuelot and Hinsdale, NH for several years, before moving to North Swanzey.

Mrs. Cummings was a long time administrative assistant at Keene State College where she worked in the Geography and Physical Education Departments. She was also employed for nine years as a secretary with the Brattleboro, VT Police Department.

She was a parishioner of St. Bernard Church in Keene.

Dorothy was an avid reader and she also enjoyed traveling. She had a special fondness for Chinese food and root beer!

She will be greatly missed by her children, especially her daughter, Judy L. Thomas of Austin, TX, Michele S. Cummings, Vincent A. Cummings and Michael S. Cummings; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 2:30PM in the Maplewood Nursing Home, 201 River Road, Westmoreland. Friends are welcome.

For those who wish, donations may be made in Mrs. Cummings' memory to the Tribute Program at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the Maplewood Resident Activity Fund, c\o Maplewood Nursing Home, 201 River Road, Westmoreland, NH 03467.