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James E. Zimmerman Sr.


1929 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
James E. Zimmerman Sr. Obituary
James E. Zimmerman Sr., 89, of Ligonier died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Excela Latrobe Hospital. He was born May 4, 1929, in Waterford, a son of the late Alger and Mary Orme Zimmerman. Jim was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the Navy on the USS Albemarle. He was an electrical inspector, a past commander and life member of the Ligonier VFW No. 734 and a member of the Ligonier American Legion. He enjoyed being around family and telling stories about the Navy and hunting. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bertie Mae Smith Zimmerman. He is survived by his three sons, James E. Zimmerman Jr. (Patricia), of Ligonier, Steve Zimmerman (Angela) and Larry Zimmerman (Jeannie), all of New Florence; his three daughters, Lorie Porter (Mark), of Saltsburg, Wendy Kenley (Curt) and Penney Hartman (Ray), all of New Florence; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
All services and interment in Menoher Cemetery were private for family. MCCABE FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on Sept. 14, 2018
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