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Aug. 10, 1930-June 22, 2009

Donald Frank Zimmerman, 78, Pleasant Pines Drive, died Monday at Mount Olive Care & Rehab Center.

A service of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, with the Rev. Vernon Brown officiating, after which the family will receive friends.

Mr. Zimmerman had served with the United States Navy and had attained the rank of chief petty officer before retirement. He was a Masonic brother and a member of Providence United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Rose B. Zimmerman; a daughter, Donna R. Zimmerman and her spouse, John, of Storington, Conn.; two sons, Gerald David Zimmerman and his wife, Debra, of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Samuel J. Zimmerman of Mystic, Conn.; a stepson, Dennis Page of New York; a sister, Jo Anne Mullen of New York; granddaughter, Stacey Zimmerman; great-grandchildren, Collin and Manuel Zimmerman; three stepgrandchildren, Heather Page, Vanessa Page and Darlene P. Osborne; two step-great-grandchildren, Alec Liparolo and Tori Ramaglino.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Providence Church, 202 Providence Church Road, Goldsboro, NC, 27530.


Published in Obituaries on June 23, 2009 1:47 PM