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In Memory of

John J. Cummings

January 2, 1933 - March 27, 2015

Obituary


John "Jack" Cummings, of Madison, died peacefully at home on March 27, 2015, surrounded by loving family members. He is survived by his wife Connie of 51 years.

He was born on January 2, 1933, In Patchogue, NY, the only son of the late Lillian and Allen Cummings.

Mr. Cummings graduated from Southampton High School in 1950 and immediately entered the Navy where he served with pride and honor during the Korean Conflict aboard the USS Antietam aircraft carrier. After discharge he attended the University of Toledo in Ohio and received...

John "Jack" Cummings, of Madison, died peacefully at home on March 27, 2015, surrounded by loving family members. He is survived by his wife Connie of 51 years.

He was born on January 2, 1933, In Patchogue, NY, the only son of the late Lillian and Allen Cummings.

Mr. Cummings graduated from Southampton High School in 1950 and immediately entered the Navy where he served with pride and honor during the Korean Conflict aboard the USS Antietam aircraft carrier. After discharge he attended the University of Toledo in Ohio and received a degree in Business Administration. He was employed by the Singer Company as a purchasing agent. With early retirement he and his wife enjoyed their sailboat, traveling, going to Elderhostels and extended family get togethers. Moving to Madison he became an active member in Exchange Club, delivered Meals on Wheels and was a driver for Madison Community Services until his illness.

He was a communicant at St. Margaret Church. He loved cars especially convertibles (driving his red Mercedes in the 4th of July Parade) and traveling.

He was "Uncle Jack" to fourteen nieces and nephews and over 35 grand nieces and nephews. Jack will always be in our hearts. He was a very loving, caring Man who treated everyone with respect and kindness. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday March 29th from 4-6pm at Swan Funeral Home, 825 Boston Post Rd., Madison. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday March 30th at 11am in St. Margaret Church, 24 Academy St., Madison. Burial with military honors will follow in West Cemetery, Madison. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. To sign the online guest book visit www.swanfuneralhomemadison.com.