David Cummings

August 12, 1932January 13, 2020

David Cummings, age 87, of Westport, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at his residence. He was the husband of Eugenia (Pepi) Cummings to whom he has been married for the past 58 years.

Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Joseph W. Cummings Sr. and Ethel (Hudner) Cummings. Prior to moving to Westport, he resided in Norwell, Massachusetts for many years.

Mr. Cummings was a graduate of Kenyon College, served in the United States Air Force and retired from Bank of Boston.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mary Costigan and her husband Thomas of Franklin Lakes, NJ, Margaret McLaughlin and her husband Richard of Springvale, ME; one granddaughter, Margo Costigan and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Joseph W. Cummings, Jr., John W. Cummings, Richard H. Cummings and Charles Cummings.

His Funeral will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 9:00AM from the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover St., Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Contributions in his honor may be made to Community Nurse Home Care, 62 Center St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fall River.


  • Community Nurse Home Care
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


  • Visitation Friday, January 17, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Burial Saturday, January 18, 2020


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Nora and Gene Carnes

January 17, 2020

Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and May the soul of your loved one rest in peace.

John Cummings lll

January 14, 2020

Dear Jean, Mary, Peggy and family, I am sorry to hear the sad news of Davids passing. I will always remember his friendly smile and kind ways. May you find comfort in many fond memories. Please accept sincere condolences from Betsy and me. JC