Auman's Inc. Funeral Home

390 West Neversink Road, Reading, PA


Robert Eugene Zinn

March 23, 1928August 13, 2019

Robert Eugene Zinn, 91, of Blue Bell, Montgomery Co., passed away suddenly in Temple University Hospital on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. He was the loving husband of the late Cornelia Louise (Boyles) Zinn. Sadly, Cornelia passed on Feb. 15, 2018.

Born in Reading on March 23, 1928, Robert was the only child of the late William and Willa (Arnold) Zinn. He was a 1946 graduate of West Reading High School.

Robert was inducted in to the US Army in 1950 and served as Chief Medical Supply Specialist, stationed in Germany. He attained the rank of Sergeant before he was Honorably Discharged in 1956.

He enjoyed model trains, traveling and smoking his pipe. Along with his son, he liked to build and remodel things. He took pride and pleasure in the things he created.

Surviving are two sons: Karl W. Zinn of Wyomissing and Richard E. Yeich and his wife, Joanne of Norristown; four grandchildren: Zachary T. Zinn and his wife (Kera) of Wyomissing, Hayley L. Zinn of West Reading, Garrett W. Zinn and his wife, Kaylissa of Lancaster and Zoey E. Zinn of West Reading and three great grandchildren: Theodore Edward Zinn, Orion Onyx Vert Zinn and Maizie Murphy Zinn.

Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Monday, August 19, 2019 from 10 to 11am in Auman's Inc. Funeral Home, 390 W. Neversink Rd., Reading, PA 19606. Committal will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park, 391 W. Neversink Rd., Reading following the viewing. Robert will be laid to rest beside Cornelia.

Fond memories and online condolences for the family can be made at www.AumansInc.com


  • Viewing Monday, August 19, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, August 19, 2019


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Stewart McDonough

August 17, 2019

Robert E. Zinn family members and friends, the WRHS Alumni Association wishes to extend our heartfelt condolences at this time of sorrow and loss. Cherished memories will help to keep him to live on in our thoughts and prayers.
West Reading High School Alumni Association