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Ruth D. Cummings

December 30, 1927 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 93)




Ruth D. Cummings passed on Sunday March 7, 2021 at the Hospice House.

She was born in Youngstown, on December 30, 1927, the daughter of Louis and Lenora Fulton Fiscus, she was a lifelong area resident.

Ruth graduated from The Rayen High School and worked for K-Mart as the office manager on Belmont Ave, retiring from there in 1979.

Ruth enjoyed Sunday dinners with her family, spending time with her grandchildren, reading, cooking, baking, and going to Las Vegas and Mountaineer. She belonged to the Youngstown Senior Center and was active in the Mahoning County Democratic Party.



Ruth leaves to cherish her memory, children; Ken (Tina) Cummings, Laurie (Rich) Blasko and Kathleen Weeden (Al Esmail), Brother Bill (Donna) Fiscus, eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.


Besides her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by a daughter Susan Brown, her former husband Richard N. Cummings, brothers Lee (Virginia) Fiscu and Dick (Betty) Fiscus, sister Jean (Dave) Jones and grandsons Mark Brown and Phillip Snyder.

A celebration of Ruth’s life will take place for family and friends at a later date.

The family has requested material tributes be given in Ruth’s name to St. Jude children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Mem phis, TN 38105.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio.

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