Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Elaine Cominsky. Elaine passed away January 15, 2014 at the age of 90. She served as the Director of the Department of Nursing at Central campus from 1963 until her retirement in 1994. Ms. Cominsky was instrumental in the development of the nursing program for San Jacinto College.

Elaine was preceded in death by her sweet and loving husband, E. M. “Bruce” Cominsky. She is survived by her son, Martin, and his wife, Terry, by her beautiful twin grandchildren, Sarah and Rachel, and by many nieces, nephews, godchildren, and friends.

Services were held on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Emanu El Memorial Park in Houston, TX.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember her generous spirit and life may contribute to the Elaine Byron Cominsky Advancement Scholarship fund in the School of Nursing at UTMB, or to the Music Fund at Congregation Emanu El in honor of Cantor Vadim Tunitsky.

Elaine Byron Cominsky Advancement Scholarship Fund
School of Nursing
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0147

Music Fund at Congregation Emanu El
In honor of Cantor Vadim Tunitsky
1500 Sunset Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005