Arlan “Al” Francis Cummings, 75, of Glen St. Mary died on March 30, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. Al was born in Bakersfield, Vermont on November 11, 1937 to the late Harold Vernon Cummings and Marchaline Isabell Britch Cummings. Al was a resident of Macclenny for 35 years after moving from California. He retired from the United States Navy after 21 years of dedicated service, including duty during the Vietnam War.
He also retired from the Florida Times-Union after 20 years in the maintenance department. Al attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and enjoyed fishing, bowling, watching television and building car and airplane models. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Mr. Cummings is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Dorothy Ann Cummings of Glen St. Mary; children Susan Zemenski of Jacksonville, Terry (Joe) Frazier of Glen St. Mary, Linda Brown of Macclenny and Mark (Jamie) Cummings of Orange Park; one brother and four sisters; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 5 at 2 pm at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services with Father Slawomir as celebrant. Interment will follow at Macedonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends on an hour prior to the Mass at the funeral home.