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Thelma J. (Cummings) Pounds

May 26, 1920 ~ July 18, 2020 (age 100)

Obituary

Thelma J. Cummings Pounds 100, of Allegheny Township, died Saturday, July18, 2020 in the QLS West Haven Nursing Home, Apollo. Born May 26, 1920 in Strattanville, she is the daughter of the late Otho Vincent and Bessie Davis Cummings. Thelma was a registered nurse at Citizen's General Hospital where she advanced to night supervisor.  Upon marrying her husband Harry, she joined him in operating Pounds' Turkey Farm in Allegheny Township.  She was a member of Vandergrift Presbyterian Church and was involved with the Presbyterian Women's Association.  Thelma enjoyed mowing the lawn, flowers, birds, butterflies, crocheting, puzzles and spending time with her family - most especially her five grandaughters. Survivors include two sons Richard H. Pounds and Timothy J. (Beverly) Pounds both of Allegheny Township. Five granddaughters Diana (Brian) Bollinger., Jody (Erich) Crissman., Lauren (Shannon) Oden., Bethany (Nathan) Polnyj and Jenna Pounds. Five great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Harry E. Pounds in 1997 and a sister Mescal Drake. At the request of the family all services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the DUNMIRE-KERR & ROWE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 244 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. Donations in Thelma's name can be sent to the Vandergrift Presbyterian Church, 195 Washington Avenue, Vandergrift, Pa 15690. 

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