Cora Jean Zimmerman, 84, a former resident of Hunlock Creek, passed away March 4, 2013, in Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Taylor.
She was born August 29, 1928 in Plymouth, a daughter of the late Floyd and Harriet Samies Higgins.
Cora graduated as a nurse from the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and was employed there.
She was a member of the Hunlock Creek United Methodist Church. She loved music, singing and playing bingo, and enjoyed volunteering at the church.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorcas Ciglar.
She is survived by her husband, James C. Zimmerman, and son, David Zimmerman, New Jersey.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. from the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek, with the Rev. Terry Hughes and the Rev. William Lukesh officiating. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Walnut Street, Berwick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Hunlock Creek United Methodist Church, c/o Phyllis Rittenhouse, 69 Sorbertown Hill Road, Hunlock Creek, PA 18621.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 8, 2013