DERRY, NH: Wayne M. Cummings, Sr., 78, of Derry, N.H., died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 22, 1936, in Lewiston, Maine, a son of the late Clarence and Sylvia (Morgan) Cummings. He was a resident of Derry for the last 50 years, formerly living in S. Paris, Maine. Mr. Cummings served in the US Coast Guard. He was employed for 27 years at the Derry Post Office until his retirement. He previously volunteered as a Boy Scout leader in Derry. Wayne will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and was deeply devoted to his family.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, June D. (MacDavitt) Cummings of Derry; his four children, Susan Ptak, Wayne Cummings, Jr., Cheryl Cummings Sounia and her husband, John, and Steven Cummings; one granddaughter, Tiffany Ptak; three sisters, Charmaine Penley, Lorraine Bailey, and Corinne Hammond; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, September 22, 2014, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry, with funeral services to begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery, E. Derry. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  September 25, 2014