Maxine's Story

HOULTON - Maxine Cummings, 90, passed away at a local health care facility June 24, 2014. She was born Oct. 7, 1923 in Linneus, the daughter of John and Blanche (Tarr) McGary.

Mrs. Cummings was a member of the Houlton Wesleyan Church for many years. She was a loving and devoted mother to her five children.

She is survived by two sons, David Cummings and wife, Betty and Kevin Cummings and wife, Brenda. Two daughters; Carolyn McLean and husband, Gary and Linda Keith. One brother; Carl McGary. Three sisters, Madeline Irish, Fern Bubar and Margaret Slitz, 31 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Chester Cummings in 1997, one daughter, Mary Ann Cummings, four brothers, Kelse, Lloyd, Horace and John McGary and one sister, Yzonne Scott.

Graveside Services will be held at New Limerick Cemetery on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Wayne Robertson, officiating. Contributions in Maxine's honor may be made to Houlton Wesleyan Church Youth Ministry, 18 Kelleran St., Houlton, ME 04730. Funeral services are in the care of Dunn Funeral Home, Houlton.
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