Marie Cummings

Marie Cummings, 87, of Wellsboro, passed away Jan. 13, 2013, at Broad Acres. She was the wife of Jerald L. Cummings, who preceded her in death, Jan. 13, 1994.

Marie was born May 18, 1925, in Woodstock, Ill., the daughter of the late Ralph and Bernice (Frank) Cleveland. She lived in Lambs Creek, Mansfield, Corning, Horseheads and Interlachen, Fla., before moving to Wellsboro.

Marie was a former employee of Sours Variety Store, Mansfield, Ward Foundry, Eclipse, Corning Glass and Crants Motor Express. She was a member and past vice president of the Wellsboro Fire Department Auxiliary. Marie loved birds, crocheting, flowers, gardening, playing cards, scrapbooking, bowling, family genealogy and family reunions.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Dale Howey, Wellsboro. She always considered the following as special daughters, Linda Giannotti, Iva Sherman, Mary Norris and Joyce Wilson; and special grandchildren, who called her Grammy, Lorraine Tooker, Sue Anne Carson and Alex Frantz; her uncle, Omer Sumner, Mansfield; sister-in-law, Peg Cleveland, Mansfield; special nieces and nephews, Gary Sumner, Brenda and J.R. Meaker, Paula, Chris and Keegan Clemons and many other cousins. Marie was preceded in death by three daughters, Linda Lee Cummings and infant twin daughters, Lorena Kay and Eileen May; granddaughter, Anna Marie Howey.

Friends and family are invited to Marie’s Life Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, “A Life Celebration Home,” 139 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901.

The funeral is Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Peter A. DeVantier officiating.

Burial is in Roseville Cemetery. To share your fondest memories of Marie, visit