Bernice E. Cummings, 91


Westborough – Bernice E. Cummings, 91, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at the Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Richard B. Cummings.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Lillian (Jonah) Stevens and was a graduate of Bryant and Stratton Business School in Boston.

Mrs. Cummings was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, the Westborough Historical Society, the Westborough Players Club and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by one son, Guy E. Cummings of Cranston, R.I.; one daughter, Laurie Cummings-Ware of Worcester; and three grandchildren, Eric and Keith Ware and Ian Cummings.

The family would like to thank the staff at Whitney Place and Beaumont for their care and compassion.

Her funeral service will be held Thursday, Dec. 22, at 10:00 a.m., in St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 3 John St., Westborough. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hours at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 3 John St., Westborough, MA 01581.

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