Dorothy S. Cummings, 78, died February 26, 2010, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, Brentwood, after a long illness.
She was born May 8, 1931 in Biddeford, ME., daughter of the late Israel Shevenell and Marion (Roy) Shevenell.
Dorothy graduated from Biddeford High School in Biddeford, ME, where she grew up. In 1953, she married Kenneth S. Cummings and they began a family together. In 1971, they moved to Kingston. Dorothy was an active mother in the 4H Club and as a Troop Leader with the Girl Scouts in Kingston.
Mrs. Cummings and her husband were active members of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Brentwood.
In her spare time, Dorothy enjoyed gardening, bird watching and cooking.
She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Kenneth S. Cummings Sr. of Kingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth S. Cummings Jr. and Nancy of East Kingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Leigh Estelle and Brian of Newmarket; four grandchildren, Laura Cummings, Elissa Cummings, Samuel Estelle, and Madison Estelle, and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Sat., May 1, at 11:00 a.m., at the Pilgrim UCC Church, Brentwood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pilgrim UCC Church, 197 Middle Rd., Brentwood, NH 03833.
Brewitt Funeral Home, Exeter, NH is handling the arrangements. To sign an on line guest book, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com.
Published on  April 22, 2010