Ernest F. Cummings, age 77, passed away Tuesday, (October 3, 2017), with his family by his side. He is survived by two daughters Lori (David) Parish and Susan Cummings (Michael Warrick); three granddaughters Jessica, Ashley and Sara; four brothers Dale (Charlotte) Cummings, Jim (Charlene) Cummings, Dick (Joanne) Cummings and Walt (Linda) Cummings; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Ruth H. Cummings in 2016.
Ernie was born and raised in Canandaigua. He attended Canandaigua schools and was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, class of 1958. Ernie was a US Army veteran and served in Korea after the war. He worked as a truck driver for Star Market in Rochester for many years and retired from Meridian in Canandaigua. Ernie was a member of the American Legion Post 256. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed traveling to bowling tournaments. Ernie also enjoyed gardening and canning vegetables and sharing them with family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, (October 8), from 2-5 p.m., at the American Legion Post 256, 454 N. Main St., Canandaigua. A military honors service will begin at 2:30 p.m, on the American Legion lawn. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 256 Honor Guard, 454 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424 or the VA Medical Center, c/o Volunteer Hospice Palliative Care Fund 1640, 400 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua, NY 14424.
Arrangements are by Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., Canandaigua.