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Robert P. ‘Bob’ Zimmerman

October 17, 2012
Lewistown Sentinel

MIFFLINTOWN - Robert P. "Bob" Zimmerman, 69, of Mifflintown, died at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at his residence.

Born Feb. 25, 1943, in Derry Township., Mifflin County, he was a son of the late Calvin D. "Caddy" and Alma (Rickenbaugh) Zimmerman. On Feb. 25, 1988, he married his surviving wife, Sonya (Zeigler) Zimmerman, with whom he spent more than 24 years of marriage.

In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by: two daughters, Tambra L. Zimmerman and her companion, Michael W. Leister, of Thompsontown, and Cindy L. Zimmerman, of Mifflintown; one stepson, Jamie L. Zeigler and his fiancee, Brandi Romig, of McClure; three brothers, Ronald D. Zimmerman, of Mifflintown, Calvin E. "Cook" Zimmerman and his wife, Pamela, of State College, and W. Edwin Zimmerman and his wife, Carla, of Mifflintown; seven grandchildren, Alisha M. Niman, Michael J. Niman, Seth M. Leister, Robert P. Leister, John A. Leister, Aaron L. Zeigler and Connor R. Zeigler; and three great-grandchildren, Alayna D. Niman, Landon M. Gibbons and Jaxton S. Niman.

Bob was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church, Oakland Mills, and served in the United States Marine Corps.

Mr. Zimmerman retired in 1986 from C.D. Zimmerman Truck Lines, Mifflintown.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Edward D'Agostino officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Cemetery, Mifflintown. There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations in Mr. Zimmerman's memory may be made to S.U.N. Home Health Hospice, 61 Duke St., P.O. Box 232, Northumberland, PA 17857 or to the Pennsylvania SPCA, 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall, PA 16828.

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