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Obituary: Manfred Hummell, 1936-2018

Published June 5, 2018 at 5:30 a.m.
Updated June 5, 2018 at 11:27 a.m.

Manfred Hummel
  • Manfred Hummel

Manfred K. Hummel of Newton Highlands, Mass., and formerly of Underhill, Vt., died on June 3, 2018.

He was the beloved husband for 52 years of Margaret (Parmelee) Hummel. He was also the loving father of Paul R. and his wife, Jessica Greenfield, of Newton; Thomas R. and his wife, Rika Ochiai, of Los Angeles; Peter M. and his wife, Priya Shetty-Hummel, of New York City; and Maria M. Hummel and her husband, Kyle Creason, of Burlington, Vt. He is also survived by his nine grandchildren: Hannah, Theo, Felix, Lukas, Aylie, Bowie, Bruce, Pari and Preet; and his brothers Ulrich and Gerwin, both of Germany.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 8, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1135 Walnut St., Newton Highlands, MA. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Manfred’s memory to the Parish of St. Paul.

Manfred retired after 36 years as a teacher at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, Vt. A Vermont gathering to celebrate Manfred's life will be scheduled at a later date. To share a memory of Manfred, please visit

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