John W. Zimmerman

August 4, 1921December 20, 2018

John W. Zimmerman, 97 of Myerstown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 20, 2018 in his home. He was the husband of Emma (Hurst) Zimmerman, with whom he was married to for 76 years. He was born in Lancaster County on August 4, 1921, a son of the late Henry and Susan (Weiler) Zimmerman. Mr. Zimmerman was a farmer. He was a member of the Richland Mennonite Church. Surviving in addition to his wife is his son: Leroy, husband of Grace (Martin) Zimmerman, Myerstown; three brothers: Amos Zimmerman of Ephrata; Aaron, husband of Barbara (Yordy) Zimmerman, Manheim; Ray, husband of Elsie (Zimmerman) Zimmerman, Martindale; sister: Ada, wife of Thomas Sadler, Myerstown; granddaughter: Rochelle (Zimmerman), wife of Carl Sensenig; grandson: Gary, husband of Anita (Nolt) Zimmerman; nine great grandchildren. John was predeceased by his son: Clarence H. Zimmerman; three sisters: Martha Nolt; Nettie Martin and Eva Zimmerman; brother: Eli Zimmerman. A funeral service will be held in Richland Mennonite Church 399 N. Race St., Richland, PA, 17087 on Monday, December 24, 2018 at 10:00AM. There will be a viewing held on Sunday, December 23, 2018 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM in his church. Please omit flowers. Interment will in the adjoining church cemetery.


  • Viewing Sunday, December 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 24, 2018

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