In memory of
Walter Cummings Apr. 14, 1925 - Dec. 31, 2016 Discovery Bay, CA Walter F. Cummings, "Walt", aged 91, of Discovery Bay, CA peacefully passed away at home on Saturday, December 31, 2016. Walt, oldest of five children, was born April 14, 1925 in Ossining NY, to the late Walter and Helen Cummings. Walt proudly served his country as a Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps as a pilot between 1943 and 1945. After the military he graduated from Drexel University in 1948. Following a 38-year career with the Nielsen Marketing Research Company Walt retired to the Discovery Bay delta where he enjoyed golf, boating, bass fishing and flying his remote-controlled airplanes. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Sylvia, a brother Edward Cummings of Middletown, NY; 5 children, Mike Cummings of Allendale, NJ; Pat Carrisalez of Manteca, CA; Richard Cummings of San Ramon CA; Paul Cummings and Andrew Cummings both of Discovery Bay, CA. He also was the Grandfather of 8 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren. A service will be held in his honor on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church located at 500 Fairview Avenue, Brentwood, CA 94513. A private internment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in the main church at 10:00 a.m. on January 17th. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to The Salvation Army. Condolence letters and fond memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.brentwoodfuneral.com . View the online memorial for Walter Cummings
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