Pastor Charles D. Zitzman, 72 of Carlisle died Tuesday August 17, 2010 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center.
Born September 6, 1937 in Chambersburg, PA, a son of the late C.B. and Helen Guthrie Zitzman.
Charles attended Mercersburg Academy and Hagerstown Business School. He graduated from Southeastern Theological Seminary with an associate degree in Divinity. He was Pastor at Bethel Baptist Church, Chase City, VA, Montwood Baptist Church, Roxboro, NC, First Baptist Church, Spindale, NC and Carlisle Baptist Church for almost 19 years. Pastor Zitzman was financial administrative assistant for Keystone Baptist Assoc., former President and Owner of Allsafe Fire Equip Inc., Halfway, MD. A member of the Lions Club, Chase City, VA, Roxboro, NC and Halfway, MD. He was past president of the Halfway MD Volunteer Fire Co. He was a volunteer AARP tax preparer and on the Board of the Fruitbelt Ministry.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Pat Zitzman and a son, Douglas A. Zitzman and his wife Carolyn, Roxboro, NC
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday in the Carlisle Baptist Church, 701 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle with the Rev. Larry Thisen, Rev. Buddy Hall and Pastor Ed Roman officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport MD. There will be a viewing from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Thursday in the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 219 North Hanover Street, Carlisle and from 10:00 am until the time of the services in the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Carlisle Baptist Church, 701 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle PA 17013.
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