Greta Margaret Alma Cummings
It is with heavy hearts and love that the family announces the passing
of Greta Margaret Alma Cummings (Griffiths) of Southampton, NB on
October 9, 2019 at the Upper River Valley Hospital. Born on January
5, 1927 on Keswick Ridge, NB, she was the daughter of the late Thomas
and Helen (Christie) Griffiths.
Greta led a full and active life, enjoying gardening, knitting,
quilting and upholstering furniture. She was especially famous for
her brown bread and her pies which she enjoyed sharing with family and
friends. She was a housewife and mother, and an active member of her
community, volunteering her time at church, Women’s Institute
and community events. She enjoyed celebrating her Welsh heritage at
the annual church service in Cardigan, NB.
She is survived by her children, Barbara Fox (Dana), Sharon Morrison
(Bob), Ashley Cummings (Margaret), Nancy McLaughlin (Carman), Jeffrey
Cummings (Brenda), Lisa Grasse (Jamie) and Julie Goddard (Brent);
eighteen grandchildren, Tim (Tanya), Danita (Tony), Scot, Rob
(Evelyn), Rodney (Tisha), Kyla (Roger), Melissa (Raymond), Amy
(Scott), Conal (Lauren), Ian (Lisa), Meaghan (Sean), Laura, Brittany
(Jordan), Daniel, Luke (Rebecca), Joel, Matthew and Christopher; and
fourteen great grandchildren, Drew (Brad), Laiken, Ben, Grace, Hayden,
Emma, Billy, Paige, Rylan, Rowan, Edie, Devon, Elinor and Lennon.
Greta is also survived by sisters Marion Vincent of Keswick Ridge, NB
and Shirley Carnahan of Calgary, AB; sisters-in-law Audrey Cummings,
Ruth Cummings and Louise Cummings; brothers-in-law Glen Cummings and
Malcolm Cummings and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Hayward
Cummings, her brother Donald Griffiths and sisters Jean Haines (late
Harry), Dorothy Dobson (late Keith), brothers-in-law Erlon Vincent,
William Carnahan, Colby Cummings, Hazen Cummings, Clifton Cummings,
Edison Cummings (late Betty), and sisters-in-law Vivian Cummings, Vera
Cowie (late John) and Marie Nelson (late John).
Visitation will be held at Flewelling Funeral Home, 585 Otis Drive,
Nackawic, NB on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 1 to 4 p.m. Funeral
service will be held at Kirk United Church, Landegger Drive, Nackawic,
NB on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. with Alice Finnamore
officiating. Interment will be at Lenentine Cemetery.
The Cummings family would like to thank all the caring staff of the
Horizon Health Network at the DECH and Upper River Valley Hospital.
Her nursing and doctor care was exceptional.
For those who wish to make a donation in memory of Greta the family
has suggested the Lenentine Cemetery, the Kirk United Church or a
charity of the donor’s choice.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Greta Margaret Alma Cummings 19272019..
Décès pour la Ville: Nackawic, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick