Sybil E. Cummings 88 of Peru. Died July 27, 2015 in Aperion Care (formerly Spring Valley Nursing Home)
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Friday in St Mary’s Church Peru. Monsignor J. Brian Rejsek and Abbot Philip Davey OSB will officiate. Burial will be at St Vincent Cemetery in La Salle.
Visitation will be Friday morning in the church from 9:00 AM till time of services. Ptak Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Sybil was born February 23, 1927 in Spring Valley, IL to Rufus and Ruth (Ptak) Charles. She married William J. Cummings September 4, 1946 in St Mary’s Church Peru.
Sybil worked at Duncan Insurance in Chicago till 1947 and then worked at Tobler’s Trucking in Shipping Dept and Bookkeeping. She was than the Secretary for St Mary’s Church for over 40 years. She also was the St Mary’s Church Organist for over 50 years. She was one the founder s of the St Mary’s Parish Credit Union and Toblers credit Union. She also was the Bookkeeper for Peru Catholic School for many years. She was a lifelong member of St Mary’s Church, Peru CWV Woman’s Aux.St Bede Mother’s Club and St Mary’s Alter and Rosary Society.
Sybil is survived by 2 daughters Sybil McGunnigal of Peru and Jeanne (Mike) Struna of Granville. 3 sons Mark (Judy) Cummings of Chattanooga, TN, John (Carol) Cummings of Sultan, Wash. and Richard (Claire) Cummings of Peru. 7 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren and 3 Step Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2004, 1 Grandson Jason and 1 Son In law Bill. Memorials may be directed to the St Bede Art Department and Athletic Dept.