Teresa A. Hansel

January 26, 1935March 7, 2013

Of Jackson, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, aged 78 years. Survived by her brothers, Bernard Cummings, Father Paul Cummings, Leo Cummings and Richard Cummings and two sisters, Rosemary Kite and Sr. Kathleen Cummings; her children, George and his wife Sara Davis, Lisa Kuchuk, Barbara Rumsey, William and his wife Patricia Davis, Jennifer Warner and her fiancé Terry Boyd, and Matthew Davis; and her grandson Brent and his wife Sally Hartwig and family; and her beloved eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rose Mary and Matthew Cummings; her husband, Ralph Hansel; her former husband and father to her children William Davis; her brothers, Thomas Cummings, Frank Cummings, James Cummings and Matthew Cummings; her sister, Rita Frybarger and her son-in-law Greg Kuchuk. Teresa was a graduate of St. John’s High School class of 1953 and completed Nurse Training to become a Registered Nurse in 1955. She worked in surgery throughout her nursing career at Mercy Hospital, W.A. Foote Memorial Hospital and the Duane Waters Facility at the SMP. Teresa loved to spend time with her family, and she loved history, poetry and card, board and video games. She was a member of the VFW auxiliary and volunteered at St. John’s Parish, St Luke’s Clinic and the Michigan Theatre. Per her wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial visitation will be held at the funeral home, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., with a Rosary at 7:30 P.M. and at the church Wednesday 10:30 to 11:00 A.M. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. In Lieu of flowers please make contributions to St. John’s Parish or Allegiance Hematology and Oncology or Hospice Departments.

Chas. J. Burden & SonFuneral Home 1806 E. Michigan Ave. Jackson, Michigan 49202


Teresa A. Hansel

have a memory or condolence to add?


receive updates when new memories are posted

Bill Devine

March 28, 2013

My thoughts and prayers to my second family in the old neighborhood,Teresa,You were the best baby sitter a bratty kid could have.Lots of memories, Cute little redhead girl.

Rose Rybicki

March 19, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Joe, Colleen, Matthew, Joshua Cummings

March 12, 2013

My Aunt was great with kids. She always laughed and smiled and had a great sense of humor. We will miss you ! Your nephew Joe & Family.

greg, peggy, mark, dave morrissey

March 12, 2013

To the Cummings and Davis family we are so sorry for your loss our prayers are with your family, Teresa was a great lady she will be truly missed.

Mary M. Smith-Robbins

March 12, 2013

To ALL the Cummings Family, Please know that I am keeping You in my Prayers, we were neighbors for many years, we lived on Kennedy Street 'Smith Family'~ May God Bless You all during this sad time.

March 11, 2013

Dear Theresa - you were always so close to my Mom and all of us kids! How Mom and all your family and friends there must have rejoiced to welcome you to Eternity! You will be missed. My heart goes out to my sweet Davis cousins. God bless you all! Love - Laura

Fran & Steve

March 11, 2013

Love to all my beautiful cousins.

Jerry Rice

March 11, 2013

....a lady who genuinely loved, enjoyed and was proud of her ENTIRE family...

Rosie Seiden

March 11, 2013

Aunt Teresa was very dear to my heart. Wish I could be with the family at this time. Know you all are in my thoughts and prayers

March 11, 2013

You were the best of the best. You taught me about opera and kindness and empathy. You also brought George, Lisa, Billy, Barbara, Jenny and Matt into our lives. What great cousins. I will miss you and remember you always.