Margaret C. (Laffan) Cummings


Margaret C. (Laffan) Cummings, age 100, a long time Milton resident

died at St. Joseph Manor in Dorchester on May 18, after a lengthy illness.

Born in Milton, she was a member of the first graduating class

from St Gregory High School.

A long-time employee of Walter Baker Chocolate factory in Milton,

she retired as a supervisor when the plant moved to Hershey, PA.

Margaret was also employed at the Tucker Pharmacy in Milton for

several years.

Wife of the late Richard H. Cummings, she was the mother of the

late Susan M. Cummings Foley and sister of the late Anna Wieners,

Mary Burley, Ellen Needham, Charles, John and James Laffan. Margaret

is survived by three nieces, Arlene Phinney, Marie McDermott, and

Margaret Delaney all of Milton and three grandchildren, Jennifer Santis

of Texas, Erin Foley of Ipswich and Michael F. Foley, Jr of Pembroke. Margaret is also survived by four great-grandchildren: Susan, James, Mia and Aidan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Hills

Church, Milton on Friday, May 21 at 10AM. Relatives and friends invited.

Visiting Hours at the Dolan Funeral Home 1140 Washington St.

DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS on Thursday 4-6 PM. Interment

Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret’s memory may

be sent to Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Fund, 89 South St. Suite LL01

Boston, MA 02111