– Barbara Mae Cumm (nee Pebler), 89, passed away after a lengthy
illness on Saturday, February 23rd at Albany Medical Center.
Barbara was born in Ravena, NY in 1929 to John and Emma Pebler (Pflieger)
and lived in the village her entire life. She attended Ravena High
School and married Carl Francis Cumm on February 1st, 1948, shortly
after he returned from service in the US Navy. They built a home at
6 Wendell Street where they raised their family and spent their
enjoyed annual vacations on Cape Cod, teaching ceramics, gardening
and entertaining friends and family in the home and around the
wonderful swimming pool Carl built, where they spent many happy
hours and days.
preceded in death by her husband Carl and her daughter Judy. She is
survived by her sons Carl “Chip” Cumm of Colorado and Richard “Rick”
Cumm of Ravena. She also had eight grandchildren and three
Visiting hours will be held at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena
from 4 to 7 PM on Wednesday, February 27th. A graveside ceremony
and interment will be held at Chestnut Lawn Cemetery
on February 28th at 10 AM.