Adeline M. "Dena" (Comerato) Cummings, 86, died peacefully on Monday Feb. 11, at her home surrounded by her loving family after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Edward R. Cummings who passed away in 1995. They were married for 42 years. She was born in Marlborough, on May 17, 1926, the daughter of the late Frank and Maria (Ricci) Comerato and lived here all of her life. She attended Marlborough schools and graduated from Marlborough High School class of 1945 and then from the Worcester School of Business. Adeline worked at the Raytheon Corp. as a Technician for many years prior to her retirement.
Mrs. Cummings was a member of the former Saint Anns Church in Marlborough until its closing and was currently a member of Saint Bernadettes Parish in Northborough. She enjoyed going to the beach, playing bingo, the New England Patriots and watching her favorite TV show NCIS. Her greatest love though was her family and she especially enjoyed riding in her great grandson Logan's John Deere tractor.
She is survived by two daughters; Sheila Cummings of Marlborough and Cheryl Moisan of Marlborough, three grandchildren; Jaimee Snediker-Mason, Heather Queenan and Hunter Smith, four great grandchildren; Kuiana Moisan, Logan Mason, Chace Mason and Carter Queenan, a sister Stella Bonin of Marlborough and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Mary Comerato, and three brothers; Rocco, William and John Comerato.
Family and friend will honor and remember Adeline's life at calling hours on Thursday evening from 5-8 p.m. at the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home(www.shortfuneral.com), 95 West Main St. Marlborough. A mass of chrisitian burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Bernadettes Church in Norhtborough. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Marlborough. Donation in her memory may be made Saint Jude's Children Hospital, 26 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN, 38105.