Hazel M. (Heckathorn) Cummings

Born: Wed., May 8, 1929
Died: Wed., Mar. 20, 2019


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 23, 2019
Location: Angola Assembly of God Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Mar. 23, 2019
Location: Angola Assembly of God Church

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Hazel M. Cummings, 89, of Angola, Indiana passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 with her son by her side in Angola, Indiana.

Mrs. Cummings had worked at Simley Hosiery, Cameron Hospital in the Dietary Dept., and at Dana Weatherhead before retiring.

She was born on May 8, 1929 in Pleasant Lake, Indiana to Chester and Chloe (Sands) Heckathorn.  She graduated from Pleasant Lake High School and attended an International Correspondence School.

Mrs. Cummings married Benjamin A. Cummings on May 23, 1949.

She was a Charter Member of the Angola Assembly of God Church in Angola.  She was active in her church and was a Sunday School Teacher for special needs.

Surviving are her son, Steve (Michelle) Cummings of Pleasant Lake; three daughters, Marcia (Bill) Bopp of Fremont, Cynthia (Michael) Martin of Indianapolis and Jennifer (Cailean) Gee of Coldwater, Michigan; four brothers, Chester (Nila) Heckathorn of Pleasant Lake, Paul Heckathorn of Pleasant Lake, Charles (Sue) Heckathorn of White Pigeon, Michigan and Russell Heckathorn of Bronson, Michigan; and one sister Lou Burry of Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Also surviving are her 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Benjamin A. Cummings on Oct. 5, 2002; infant daughter, Phyllis Marie Cummings; two sisters, Glyda Arnold and Freda Springer; two half-brothers, Jack King and Marion Heckathorn and one half-sister, Betty Grear.

Funeral Services will be at 12:00 Noon on March 23, 2019 at the Assembly of God Church, 1405 N. Williams Street, Angola, Indiana.  Pastor Jeffrey L. Gowen will be officiating.

Burial will be in Pleasant Lake Cemetery, Pleasant Lake, Indiana.

Visitation will be from 11:00 to 12:00 Noon on March 23, 2019 prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made in the memory of Hazel to the Angola Assembly of God Church, 1405 N. Williams Street, Angola, IN 46703 or to Cameron Hospice and Home Health, 416 E. Maumee Street, Angola, IN 46703.

Charitable donations may be made in Hazel's memory to the following organizations:

Assembly of God Church
1405 Williams Street, Angola, IN 46703

Cameron Hospice and Home Health
416 E. Maumee Street, Angola, IN 46703

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George Gilbert
   Posted Fri March 22, 2019
To the Cummings and Heckathorn families,

Please accept my sincere sympathy at Hazel's passing. I enjoyed the many conversations we had over the years. She will be remembered as an honest, hard working, virtuous lady. I always had the highest respect for her.