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Tuesday December 11, 2012

CUMMINGS, Leonard Stewart

Loving husband of Nancy (Carruthers) and the late Norma (Sunter), passed away peacefully on Sunday December 9, 2012 at Sunnybrook Hospital. Beloved father of Deborah Thompson (Lori), Ian (Denise Bellamy), Beth, Joan (JoAnn Degaust), Susan Demers (Tim), and 'Canadian father' to Alejandro Lelo de Larrea (Claudia). Proud grandfather of Scott, David (Lisa), Jessica, Amy, Mathilda, Laura, Bonnie, Dana, Adrien, Sarah, Thomas, Jamie, Kelly, Ali, Christian and Natalia. Len was born in St. Catharines, Ont., Dec. 23, 1927 to Herbert Cummings and Janie (McCulloch). As a Chartered Accountant, he had a successful business career in Toronto, Los Gatos CA, and Greene NY. He was an active member of Thornhill Golf and Country Club for many years. He treasured his large extended family and took great pleasure in his many friendships. Heartfelt gratitude is expressed to Dr. Joyner and his staff, Dr. Tobe and the nephrology team, and all the staff of D3 cardiac unit for their exceptional care and support. A memorial service will be held on Thursday December 13 at 11am at Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Avenue West (2 lights west of Yonge) Reception to follow at Thornhill Golf and Country Club, 7994 Yonge St. from 1-3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Schulich Heart Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital (www.sunnybrook.ca/Heart), or the Kidney Foundation of Canada. (www.kidney.ca)

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