Obituary of Terence (Terry) CUMMINS
March 27, 1933 - Edmonton, Alberta
April 6, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta
Terence Patrick Cummins, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully at the Southwood Hospice, Calgary, AB on Monday, April 6, 2020 at the age of 87 years.
Terry was born March 27, 1933 in Edmonton. He moved through numerous career paths until finding the one that spoke to his heart, teaching special education, especially the work study program with the Calgary Catholic School Board. Terry’s proudest career moments were when he worked with his special needs students.
Terry is lovingly remembered by his children, Sharon (Angelo), Bob (Melanie), Linda (Wes), Andrew (Sue); thirteen grandchildren, Michelle, Anthony, Natalie; Chelsea, Owen, Robin (Guin), Desiree (Matt), Kyla; Amanda, Justina, Chantelle, Shayla, Brandon; two great- grandsons, Rupert and Xavier; and sisters Joyce and Pat.
Terry was predeceased by his wife Shirley, and daughter Donna.
Due to COVID-19, a Memorial Gathering will be held in Terry's memory at a later date when it is safe to do so. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Terry’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
Terry’s family would like to thank the medical teams and staff in Unit 62 and 72 at the Foothills Hospital as well as the Southwood Hospice who cared so lovingly for Terry (Papa).
If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to Louise Dean School Breakfast and Lunch Program for students and their children,120 - 23 St. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2P1.
In living memory of Terry Cummins, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.