Obituary Gail Cummins

Gail P Cummins, a long-time resident of Penick Village passed peacefully on Mon April 26th.  She was 90 years old.

Gail was born on December 11th, 1930 in Pennsylvania and moved to Little Falls, NJ as a young girl.  On June 23rd, 1951 she married her long-time sweetheart, Michael Cummins.  The two moved to Verona, NJ where they adopted 2 children, Sally and Jim.  Gail worked for Prudential Insurance before retiring and relocating to Seven Lakes, NC in 1987.  Both Gail and Mike were members of the Seven Lakes Chapel in the pines.

An active lady, Gail had a number of hobbies.  She was happiest working in her garden.  She was also an accomplished seamstress, making her daughter’s clothes and in later years, making beautiful quilts.  Gail sang in the choir of Verona Methodist Church as well as the Chapel in Seven Lakes.  She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed doing Tai Chi at the fitness center.  She was a volunteer at the Weymouth Center and worked with the Toy Makers.  Gail was a 20-year breast cancer survivor and participated in the Race for the Cure many times.

Gail was the wife of the late Michael Cummins.  Survivors include daughter Sally and husband Greg of Charlotte, NC and granddaughter Elizabeth of Atlanta, GA.  In addition, she is survived by her son James (Jim) Cummins and wife Odalys of Ambler, PA along with grandson James Tyler of Port Orange, Florida and Briana of Philadelphia, PA

A celebration of life will be held at the Chapel in the Pines, 581 Seven Lakes Dr., West End, NC on Saturday, May 8th at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chapel in the Pines or First-Health Hospice, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst NC  28374.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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