US Navy

Dennis L. Cummings

July 12, 1946 ~ August 29, 2022 (age 76)


Dennis L. Cummings, of Akron, passed peacefully on August 29, 2022. He was born in Buffalo, New York on July 12, 1946. He was the son of the late Marvin and Mildred (Schultz/Cummings) Larkin.

Dennis was a 1964 graduate of Clarence High School. He then went on to honorably serve his country in the United States Navy, on board the USS Sullivan. After the Navy Dennis then married his wife of over 53 years and together they raised their 4 children. He worked most of his life as a truck driver. Dennis loved his green machines, hunting, fishing, gardening, and his honey bees. Family was everything and he will be deeply missed.

Loving husband of Bonnie Cummings; cherished father of Tammy (Tim Scheuer) Cummings, the late Daryl Cummings, Renee Cummings, and Rachell Cummings-Rizzo.  Beloved brother of Annette (Sandor) Nagy, Mary Ellen (Late Hank) Clark, the late Diane (Carl) Gothard, and Arlene (Don) Helmbrecht. He is the son-in-law of Catherine and the late John Schoenthal; brother-in-law of Marilyn Plateau, Linda (Mike) Urbanski and Sandra (late Jack) Schoenthal. Dennis is also survived by several nieces and nephews and his fur baby, Sophie.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 12-2 PM at High Point Community Church, 1163 Main Street, Corfu. A Memorial Service with Pastor Dean will begin at 2 PM with a luncheon immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Dennis' name to High Point Community Church or the Erie County S.P.C.A., 300 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224.



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Celebration of Life
September 2, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
High Point Community Church (Corfu)

Memorial Service
September 2, 2022

2:00 PM
High Point Community Church (Corfu)


High Point Community Church
1163 Main Street, Corfu NY 14036

Erie County S.P.C.A.
300 Harlem Rd., West Seneca NY 14224

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