Irene M. Cummings
October 22, 1916 – September 25, 2019
Irene M. Cummings, 102 of Akron, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (September 25, 2019) at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Amherst, NY.
She was born October 22, 1916 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late Martin and Anna Kowalski Kleparek.
Mrs. Cummings for many years, helped operate her husband’s plumbing business, Al’s Plumbing in Akron. She was a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in Corfu and a longtime member of The Akron Newstead Senior Citizens. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends who knew her gentle heart.
She was predeceased by her husband, Albert W. Cummings in 1989, grandson, Robert Cummings in 2019 and brothers, Benjamin Kleparek and Emil Kleparek.
Survivors include her children, Rita Benda of Florida, Donald (Patricia) Cummings of Clarence Center, Ronald (Sharon) Cummings of Corfu and Marie (Dave) Dylag of Corfu. Grandchildren, Bridget Cappola, Mark Klemann, Michael Klemann, Jennifer Gillard and Stephanie Froebel. Great-grandchildren, Christina, Daniel, Madeline, Lydia, Ella and Grant. Great-great-grandson, Jordan. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Sunday (September 29th) from 4-8pm at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, 11am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 18, W. Main St., Corfu, NY. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Pioneer Cemetery in Akron.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY 14001. Ronald Konieczny II, Director.