Dayton Shooting: Victim Nicholas Cumer to be laid to rest in Pennsylvania 

Published: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 @ 2:45 PM

One of the victims of a Sunday morning mass shooting in Dayton was a Pennsylvania graduate student in town for an internship.

Funeral services for Nicholas Cumer, 25, one of the nine people killed in a shooting in Dayton’s Oregon District, will begin Thursday in Pennsylvania.

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Visitation is from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Home in Washington, Pa. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. All other services are private.

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Cumer was a graduate student in the Miami Valley for an internship at Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.

He was in Saint Francis University’s Master of Cancer Care program.

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“Nicholas was dedicated to caring for others. He was recognized at the 2019 Community Engagement Awards among students who had completed 100+ hours of service,” said Saint Francis University President Fr. Malachi Van Tassell. “In addition he was a graduate assistant with the university marching band.”