Robert Zimmerman Jr., 36 – Elder at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ
Robert Zimmerman, Jr., 36 of Ringtown, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 7, at his residence.
Robert was born in Hershey, on February 14, 1983, a son of Cynthia (Howard) Zimmerman, of Ringtown, and the late Robert Zimmerman, Sr.
He was a graduate of the North Schuylkill High School and was currently employed as an EMT for Med Stat Ambulance in Hazleton.
He was a member of and very active in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Ringtown, where he served as an elder of his church as was currently vice president of the Consistory.
Bob was a member of the Ringtown Valley Fire and Rescue Company and the Freeland Fire Company and was also a video game fanatic.
Robert is survived by his mother, Cynthia, wife of Rev. Craig Zimmerman; a son, Tristan Zimmerman; his fiancee Theresa Karosa; his step brother Geoffrey Zimmerman; and maternal grandmother, Reda Howard. Aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 18 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 84 East Main Street, Ringtown, with Rev. Craig Zimmerman officiating.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Bob’s family from 10-11 AM at the church prior to the service.
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