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Clair Zimmerman

January 13, 1926 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 91)

H. Clair Zimmerman, 91, of Orwigsburg, passed away Saturday, November 25th at his residence with his family by his side.

Clair was born in Akron, PA on January 13, 1926, a son of the late Beulah Emma (Miller) and Milo Henry Zimmerman.

Clair was the widower of Jane C. (Herrmann) Zimmerman.

He was a 1944 Akron High School Graduate and earned his degree in Business Administration from Elmhurst College.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a sergeant in WWII as a tail gunner.

Clair was employed as the former president of Kepner-Scott Shoe Company, his family business, in Orwigsburg.

He was a member of Congregational Free Church of Christ Orwigsburg. He was also a member of the Orwigsburg Gun Club, Bear Creek Fish Club, Orwigsburg Borough Council, a past member of the Orwigsburg Lions Club and served on the Schuylkill Haven Trust Company board of directors.

Clair is survived by his daughter, Susan L. Murphy and son, Steven J. Zimmerman, husband of Robin.

He is also survived by two sisters, Emma Zimmerman and Kathryn, wife of Reese Brookmiller and two brothers, Carrol Zimmerman, husband of Ann and Loren Zimmerman, husband of Dawn.

He also leaves granddaughters Amelia K. Ozimek, wife of Adam, Alison R. Pasierb, wife of Thaddeus, Audrey C. Zimmerman, Adelyn A. Zimmerman, Rebecca L. Eckert, wife of Douglas and Kelley E. Moyer, wife of Brent, and great grandchildren Aaron & Chelsea Eckert and Milo & Greta Pasierb. He was predeceased by his brother Milo Zimmerman.

A memorial service will be held at 12:00 on Saturday, December 9th at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg, PA with Rev. Jeffrey C. Stonesifer officiating. Friends are invited to call from 10:00 AM until time of service. Interment will be private in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Congregational Free Church of Christ, 81 McKeans Ridge Road, Orwigsburg, PA 17961, in Clair’s name.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Congregational Free Church of Christ
81 Mc-Keans Ridge Road, Orwigsburg PA 17961



 Service Information

Memorial Gathering
Saturday
December 9, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
116 South Liberty Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 9, 2017

12:00 PM
Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
116 South Liberty Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961


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