Richard N. Cummings

April 26, 1929 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 91)


Richard N. Cummings, 91 passed away peacefully Saturday morning September 26 at his home. 

He was born April 26, 1929 in Youngstown, a son of John and Nora Jackson Cummings.  He attended East High School and drove truck for Lyons Transportation for 36 years, retiring in 1991.  After retirement, Richard helped his son Ken with his construction business. 

He was a member of the St. Columba Cathedral, Gaelic Club, Ancient Order of Hibernians and Teamsters Local 377.  Richard enjoyed reading, walking and spending time with his grandchildren. He proudly served in the Air Force from 1946 to 1949.  Richard leaves to cherish his memory, his children Ken (Tina) Cummings, Laurie (Rich) Blasko, and Kathleen Weeden. Six grandchildren, eleven great grand children and three great great grandchildren. Along with his parents, Richard is preceded in death by a daughter Susan Brown, brothers John Cummings and Robert Cummings, sisters Rose Christy, Loretta Saykes, Agnes DiBacco and Noreen Gold and grandsons Mark Brown and Phillip Snyder.  Due to the current health crisis, calling hours are private. 

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Msgr. Robert J. Siffrin Thursday October 1, 2020 at 10 AM. at Cathedral of St. Columba 154 W. Wood St. Youngstown. which is open to the public, but please exercise proper health protocol during mass, all social-distancing guidelines mandated by the governor, 6-foot rule and not to linger. Thank you.

The family plans on having a celebrating of Richard’s life for family and friends at a future date.

Material tributes can be made in Richard’s Memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.



Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fox Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio 44512.

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Mass of Christian Burial
October 1, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Columba Cathedral
W. Wood and Elm Streets
Youngstown, OH 44503

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