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Obituary for Emory W. Zimmerman

Emory W. Zimmerman, 79, of McCoysville, passed away at 9:42 AM on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at his home.

Born on February 26, 1942 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, he is the son of the late John A. and Stella (Goss) Zimmerman.

On June 17, 1961, he married his late wife, Sonja Ann (Henry) Zimmerman with whom he was blessed to share nearly 52 years of marriage before her passing on March 24, 2013.

He is survived by: two daughters, Connie L. Zitsch of Enola and Cathy A. Craig and her husband Christopher of Halifax; a companion, Linda L. Harman of McCoysville; five grandchildren, Justin Zitsch and his wife Emily, Heather Wiest, Christy Zitsch, Brandon Craig and wife Samantha, and Michael Zitsch; seven great grandchildren, Emory, Hayden, Kahleigh, Aryah, Zoe, Zane, and Braxton; and he his survived by his four legged feline friend, Tommy.

Mr. Zimmerman was a 1961 graduate of Chief Logan High School, a Methodist faith, and had attended the Cornerstone Community Church in Mexico.

He retired with 30 years of service as a Truck Driver for Roadway Express of Carlisle and was a farmer, owning and operating the Circle Z Farm of McCoysville.

Emory loved the outdoors, farming, hunting, butchering, traveling, and taking care of all of his pets; however, his family was most important to him.

All Services will be private with the Rev. Donna Christopher officiating. Interment will take place at McCoysville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Zimmerman’s memory may be made to Geisinger Hospice, 106 Derry Heights Blvd., Suite 302, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St, Mifflintown.

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