Sophia Cummings passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 8th , 2012 two weeks before her 100th Birthday. Born in Slovakia she immigrated with her mother Angelina Blysak to Golden B.C. in 1927. Sophia was predeceased by her husband Ellis Eugene Cummings on October 3, 1991. She is survived by her brother Edward Blysak (Barbara) of Golden, sisters-in-law Grace Rideout, Leona Grant, Shirley Grant (Ervine) all of New Brunswick, nephews Edwin Rideout (Arline), Stephen Grant (Sharon), nieces Irene Mottley, Elonra Rideout and Valerie Fougere.
Sophia has resided in Kamloops since 1975 and was a member of Catholic Women’s Leagues in Golden, Valemount and Kamloops since 1950.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 am on Friday, January 13, 2012 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
Prayers will be recited at 7:00 pm, on Thursday, January 12, 2012 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home, 72 Whiteshield Cr. South, Kamloops, BC V2E 2S9.
Arrangements entrusted to Kamloops Funeral Home 250-554-2577. Condolences may be emailed to the family from www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com