Frank R. Zimmerman

March 24, 1939January 17, 2019

Frank R. Zimmerman age 79 of Waynesburg passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 in West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He was born March 24, 1939 in Jefferson Township, Greene County, a son of the late Frank L. and Erma Chambers Zimmerman.

Frank graduated from Waynesburg Central High School and also studied at William and Mary.

He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Frank was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesburg.

He enjoyed woodworking and riding his motorcycle. He was an avid reader.

Surviving are his wife Doris Stilwell Zimmerman, whom he married on June 10, 1967; one daughter Shelly Braden (Robert) of Crafton; a sister, Barbara Sharp (Mike) of Estacada, OR; and a brother, Joseph Zimmerman (Lois) of Rockwood.

Deceased are his sisters Bertha Hornyak, Ella Smith, and Gloria Melocich his infant brothers, Charles and David and infant sister, Linda.


  • Doris Stilwell Zimmerman, Wife
  • Shelly Braden (Robert), Daughter
  • Barbara Sharp (Mike), Sister
  • Joseph Zimmermen (Lois), Brother
  • Frank L. Zimmerman, Father
  • Erma Chambers Zimmerman, Mother
  • Bertha Hornyak, Sister
  • Ella Smith, Sister
  • Gloria Melocich, Sister
  • Also deceased are infant brothers Charles and David, and an infant sister, Linda.


  • Visitation Sunday, January 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 20, 2019

Frank R. Zimmerman

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John Major

January 20, 2019

We offer our sincere condolences; many years have passed since we last saw each other. RIP my fellow Veteran.

Barbara Kearns

January 19, 2019

I loved you so so much uncle Ralph.I have beautiful memories of you ,when we visited you and Aunt Doris Had great times.Rest in peace my dear uncle.❤️❤️❤️