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Warren Jerome Cummings

July 12, 1926 — September 8, 2022


Warren Jerome Cummings, 96, of Tiffin, died September 8, 2022, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin.  He was born July 12, 1926, in Cleveland, Ohio to Melvin Andrew and Christine (Goldbach) Cummings.  He married Mary Lou Magers on September 30, 1950, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin and she survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Julie (Michael) Hammer of Manchester, Michigan; two grandchildren, Aaron and Tricia Hammer; and a sister, Phyllis Satink, Essex Junction, Vermont.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a son, Thomas Cummings; a sister, Ann Magers-McGlinn; and two brothers, Dr. Leroy Cummings, and Robert Cummings.

Warren was a 1944 graduate of Cathedral Latin High School, Cleveland, and then served in the US Army from 1944 to 1946 in the 43rd Division in the Philippine Campaign and in the 1st Cavalry Division in the Occupation of Japan.  He then graduated in 1950 from John-Carroll University, with a degree in Business Administration.

He was the retired owner of Magers Lumber Company, then the Business Manager at Calvert Catholic Schools.   He was a member was St. Joseph Catholic Church, a charter member of St. Joseph Elementary School Board; the Serra Club charter member, and the Knights of Columbus.

Warren was active in the Boy Scouts in the 1960s and 1970s.  He received the St. George Award for Catholic Scouting in 1971. He was a talented pianist and enjoyed all varieties of music, photography, golf, and gardening.

Visitation for family and friends will be10:30 to 11:30 am Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419)447-3113.

The Funeral Mass will be at noon Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with Rev. Anthony Coci officiating.  The Rosary will be recited 30 minutes prior to the Mass. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery at 2:30 pm Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Calvert Catholic Schools or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory

214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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St. Joseph Catholic Church

36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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