Ethel CUMMINGS Obituary – Granby, CT


CUMMINGS, Ethel C. (Dissell) Ethel Christine (Dissell) Cummings, 87, of Granby, beloved wife of the late Henry Cummings, passed away Thursday (July 1, 2010). She was born December 21, 1922 in Hartford to the late Richmond and Abbie (Parsons) Dissell. Ethel lived in the area all her life, but in Granby for over 30 years. She enjoyed visiting Vermont and she loved animals, especially her faithful dog Pixie. She is survived by a son, Todd Schlatter and his wife Lee Ann of Trumbull and three grandchildren Richmond, Robert and Jenna; a daughter, Heidi Schlatter of Granby; a niece Judy Balcezak of Suffield; a nephew, Jeffrey Dissell of Gainesville, FL; and a sister-in-law, Audrey Dissell of Suffield; In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her first husband, Charles Schlatter, and her brother, Richmond Dissell, Jr.. Services will be private. Donations in Ethel’s memory may be made to Our Companions Domestic Animal Sanctuary, PO Box 673, Bloomfield, CT 06002. For online condolences, please visit