Ruth D. Cummings, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary


by: MyValleyTributes staff

Posted: Mar 12, 2021 / 2:32 PM EST
Updated: March 12, 2021 / 2:32 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ruth D. Cummings died in the hospice on Sunday March 7, 2021.

She was born in Youngstown on December 30, 1927, to Louis and Lenora Fulton Fiscus, and lived in the area for life.

Ruth graduated from Rayen High School and worked for K-Mart as an office manager on Belmont Avenue. In 1979 she withdrew from there.

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Ruth enjoyed Sunday dinner with her family, spent time with her grandchildren, read, cooked, baked, and went to Las Vegas and Mountaineer.

She was a member of the Youngstown Senior Center and was active in the Democratic Party of Mahoning County.

Ruth goes to remember her children Ken (Tina) Cummings, Laurie (Rich) Blasko and Kathleen Weeden (Al Esmail). Brother Bill (Donna) Fiscus; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, a daughter, Susan Brown, died before Ruth; 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 that material honors be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, on Ruth’s behalf.

The arrangements were entrusted to the funeral home Edward J. Fox & Sons, 4700 Market Street, Boardman, Ohio. Ruth’s family and friends can visit Sending condolences to the Cummings family.

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A television tribute will air on Sunday March 14th at approximate times: 8:58 am on WKBN and 7:58 pm on FOX.