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Jacob P. Cummings, 23

December 18, 2018

Jacob P. Cummings, 23, of Millersville, beloved son of Brian and Amanda (Fox) Cummings, lost his battle with depression and passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. He was born in Hampton, VA, and was a 2014 graduate of Penn Manor High School.
In his twenty-three years of life, Jacob made an impact on every life he touched. His sense of sarcasm and sense of humor were two of the characteristics that those around him will forever cherish. Jacob was someone with the kindest of hearts and never wanted anything but happiness and joy for those around him. It was always the little things that brought joy into his life. There was nothing more in life that Jacob enjoyed than being surrounded by and sharing laughs with the ones he loved. He was someone who loved animals, adventure, and had a love for music like no other. In his free time there was nothing more that Jacob loved to do than be outside. There was never a time that Jacob would turn down an offer to go on a hike, go for a bike ride, or even go cliff jumping. For Jacob, every day of life was looked at as an adventure and an opportunity to explore the simple wonders in life.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his sister, Macie Cummings, and his brother, Ian Cummings, both of Millersville; his paternal grandmother, Constance Cummings; maternal grandparents, Diane and Enos Fox; Uncles Sean Cummings and Jeremy Fox (Gina); Aunt Dana Pettit (Chad) and cousins, Benjamin, Zachary, Rocco and Chase. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Patrick Cummings.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 441 North George Street, Millersville, PA, 17551. The family requests those attending to wear vibrant colors in Jacob’s honor. Guests will be encouraged to share a special memory of Jacob. Prior to the Celebration the family will receive guests from 2:00-4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations of non-perishable food items, blankets and gloves which will be accepted during the service and will be delivered to the Water Street Mission, Lancaster, PA, in Jacob’s memory.

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January 02, 2019

I didn’t know Jacob but worked with Brian at Exelon and was very saddened by the news. I hope for comfort in your loss! It was uplifting to read about the Celebration of Life that was held in memory of Jacob and his “love for music like no other”. I pray that you have comfort and warm memories when you hear his favorite songs! Alan Raush

January 02, 2019

I am terribly sorry for your loss – my thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends. Kian N.

December 22, 2018

Brian,
My heart is heavy for you and your family over the tragic passing of your son; I am so sorry for your loss.
May Gods Grace be with each of you now and may Jacobs spirit be light, free and at peace.
You are all in my prayers.
Sincerely, Kristin Chappell

December 21, 2018

Dear Cummings Family, we are so deeply saddened to hear the news of Jacob’s passing, we can not imagine your pain, please know we are thinking of you all and sending prayers at this difficult time.

December 20, 2018

I am a mother of 4. My oldest is only 9. I can’t imagine the pain all his friends and family must feel. My heart aches for you all. I don’t know jacob, but my little brother does. I hope his viewing turns out just how he’d want it. And anyone who suffers from depression, reach out. I’ll leave my email in here for anyone who may need to talk. 
Babyruthx88@gmail.com 
 
I don’t care if it is just to talk about your loss or if you are depressed and need somebody. Please don’t hesitate. Any day any time ❤

December 20, 2018

Your family is in my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words that can take this pain away. 

December 20, 2018

In recent years, Jacob and I weren’t very close, but he was someone who I grew up with, and knew as a great friend. Throughout elementary school, we played soccer together, as well as other school activities. He was always someone who brought happiness and made everybodys day brighter. To this day, his memory brings me joy, and it is truly amazing the amount of lives he has impacted. I’m sorry that Jacob’s time here has come to an end, but his light will continue to shine. Jacob and his family will be in my family’s thoughts and prayers. 

December 20, 2018

I don’t know what quite to say. My prayers go out to his whole family and anyone who came across his path. Even if it’s for a split moment he would have made a lasting impression. I remember when he first came to Penn manor. We use to get in trouble for talking to much. No matter where they moved us. I remember him an Elisa herr being the fastest kids in school. I also remember the first time he showed us that his chest bone stuck out. It was so cool but strange. I remember when he said he has wenierhusky puppies. I didn’t believe it until I saw them. There are plenty of stories I could keep goin about some I still laugh about. We were never best friends or hung out all the time but when we did see each other it was never bad. We shared some secrets and it hurts me I didn’t get a chance to be there one more time for him! I’m sorry for your loss. God bless! 

December 20, 2018

I did not know Jacob but both of my daughters did and as a parent, I cannot imagine the pain you all are going through. I am so very sorry for your loss and hope that your family can continue to comfort one another during this difficult time.

December 20, 2018

We are so saddened to hear of your loss. Please know that we are thinking of your family during this heartbreaking time. Our prayers are with you.
Lou and Lillian Somma.

December 20, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss you are in my prayers jacob was a nice friend.
Marysue Perry 

December 20, 2018

I don’t know your family but my heart aches for yours and you will be in my prayers. I lost my beautiful 18 year old daughter to her battle with depression as well (end of October). Lord help us get through these painful holidays. Please feel free to reach out to me if you ever need to talk with someone who understands. 

December 20, 2018

Porch conversations will never be the same. Jacob was a wonderful person, I wish I could hear his laugh just one more time. My heart goes out to your family and friends, if there’s anything we can do just let us know. I wish Jake luck on his next big adventure in the stars, he’ll be missed incredible amounts. 

December 20, 2018

Cummings family….I am so sorry for loss! My prayers and thoughts are with you.! God bless you all during this very difficult time. May Jacob RIP.
Respectfully ,
Patti Wolf

December 20, 2018

Dear Amanda, Brian, Macie and Ian,
The Cowgill family sends our love and deepest condolences to your family. Wishing a brilliant rainbow of bright colors in memory of Jacob. ❤️

December 20, 2018

Amanda…..all of us at Cabbage Hill Garage are thinking of you and your family at this time ❤️

December 20, 2018

Jacob we only met this summer but I feel in that short amount of time we were becoming brothers. You always helped me out with whatever I needed and I did the same for you. I wish I knew more about your struggle with depression because I could have tried to help you. Jake you’re one of the best people I have ever met. I really hope you found peace and finally done with your pain. I love you bro. You’ll always be my brother. 

December 20, 2018

Amanda, Brian, Macie, Ian, Connie, Sean, Chase Cummings & Fox families:
I am so sad to learn of Jacob’s struggle with depression. I’m so terribly sorry for all your broken hearts dealing with your loss of Jacob. May God hold you close and comfort you. For he is at peace now and you will be reunited one day and he will again be the happy young man we knew him to be 
Cathy Windham
Jacksonville, FL

December 20, 2018

Amanda and family ~ I am so sorry for your loss.  There are no right words to say at a time like this.  Just know that my prayers are being sent to you during this difficult time.  I am so sorry for your heartbreak.

December 20, 2018

I’m so sorry for your family’s loss.  May you find peace in God’s love and the cherished memories of Jacob. 

December 20, 2018

So very sorry for your loss, Cummings Family. Our hearts and prayers go out to you.
Susan and Doug gornto
jacksonville Florida

December 20, 2018

Amanda & Family, 
I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with your family. May the love of friends and family surround you and support you at this time. 

December 20, 2018

I’m so very sorry to hear about Jacob – I cant imagine how you feel as a parent loosing a child so young.    Just wanted you to know that he’s been to my house several times riding 4 wheeler and swimming and I was very impressed at how respectful and kind he was to other parents.

December 20, 2018

I am so very sorry for your loss. I did not know Jacob personnally but he sounds like he was an amazing young man. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Tammy Holden

December 20, 2018

Jacob had a heart of gold and always tried to brighten someone elses day. He had the most beautiful smile and was never afraid to show it. We miss you so much!

December 20, 2018

you do not know me, but after reading the obituary in the paper just now, i felt that i must just send you a note saying that i’m so sorry for your loss…thank you for being honest in the obituary. it is so important for people to be open about depression and that it affects even the brightest souls arounds us…sometimes more so. i was there for most of my life…and still must be very careful to care for myself. my prayers are with you for peace and healing… <3 

December 20, 2018

prayers for you and your family Brian for comfort in this difficult time brother. Just know you have a brotherhood behind you and your family if you need anything.  Rest In Peace Jacob. 

December 20, 2018

So very sorry 😢 I love you all ❤️

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Saturday, December 22, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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441 North George Street
Millersville, PA 17551
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