Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
August 19, 1994 - pg A2
DAN MICHAEL CUMMINGS
Dublin, Ga., - Dan Michael Cummings, 70, of 409 Cloverdale Dr., Dublin, Ga., died Aug. 15, 1994, at his home in Georgia.
Mass of the Resurrection was held Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Dublin, Ga. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Tampico Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Vincent J. Shindelar, pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tampico, officiating. The Garland Funeral Home, Tampico, is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial has been established to Oblates of Providence, 701 Gun Road, Baltimore, Md., 21227-3988.
Mr. Cummings was born Nov. 20, 1923 in Kings County, N.Y., the son of Joseph and Marie (Caggiano) Cafisco. He married Ruth Ellen Jacobs. He spent 26 years in the U.S. Army and was a retired lieutenant colonel. He was also retired from Carl Vinsons Veterans Medical Center where he was associated with the Micro-Biology lab until his retirement. He was a professor of micro-biology for two years at the University of Maryland.
Survivors include his wife of Dublin, Ga.; three daughters, Linda C. Griffith of Marietta, Ga., Janice C. Tarter Smith of Salisbury, Md., and Alice C. Carson of Damascus, Md., one son, Glenn Cummings of Tampa, Fla.; four grandchildren; two brothers, Vincent J. Cafisco of Sayville, N.Y., and Matthew Cafisco of Douglasville, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.