Cummings, Dennis Paul, PhD of Yonkers, formerly of West Haven, CT, passed away on August 2, 2019. Born in Yonkers on April 19, 1940 and the son of the late Genevieve (nee Franck) and Paul Cummings. Survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Robert Carlson and 3 nieces, Laurie Scuderi, Karen Lizzo, Kristie Carlson and their children, Emma and Matthew Lizzo , Jack and Luke Colvin and a number of wonderful cousins.
Dennis graduated from St. Denis School, Cardinal Hayes HS and did his under graduate studies at Manhattan College and graduate studies in microbiology at St. John’s University where he held a teaching assistantship and a research fellowship.
During his career in Pharmaceutical Microbiology he worked for Miles Laboratories and Bayer Laboratories in West Haven, CT, the Environmetics Division of Idexx Laboratories in Branford, CT and Sheffield Pharmaceuticals in New London, CT.
Reposing Wednesday 4-8 pm at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home, 6110 Riverdale Ave., Bx, NY. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 9:45 am at St. Margaret of Cortona Church, 6000 Riverdale Ave., Bx. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.