OBIT – Mary Ann Cummings

MISSION – Mary Ann Marsh Cummings, 90, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at home.

Mrs. Cummings was the daughter of George B. and Esther Marsh of Rio Grande City and married Mack F. Cummings in 1947. She was a homemaker and also helped run her husband’s business, Cummings Well Service, until his death in 1972. She then was employed as secretary to the superintendent of Rio Grande City school district.

She was active in the PTOs and Band Boosters of her children’s schools. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Federation of Women’s Club, Sewing Club of Rio Grande City, and the Dine and Dance Club, holding various offices in each. She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Church in Rio Grande City.

After her retirement, she moved to McAllen and became a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and the Breakfast Club of Mission. She met her second husband, John Crimi, and moved to Mission where she became a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church and served as a Eucharistic minister.

Survivors include her children, Pancho Cummings of McAllen, Susan Mahoney and Ginger Davis of Mission and John Clint Cummings of Fredrick, Md.; brother, Albert Marsh of Los Angeles, Calif.; and eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and a brother, Richard Marsh.

A funeral mass was held on Aug. 29 at St. Paul’s Church. Burial followed at Rio Grande City County Cemetery.

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