Paul W. Zimmerman, Jr., 84, of Columbia, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017. He was the husband of Janet Ferguson Zimmerman with whom he celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on January 23, 2017. He was born in Columbia, son of the late Paul W., Sr. and Beatrice E. Schoenberger Zimmerman. He was the owner and former president of Paul W. Zimmerman Foundries. Paul was a veteran with the First Division US Marine Corps, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a very active member and past commander of Reese-Hall VFW Post 8757, Mountville. Paul was also a member of the Conestoga Foundrymen’s Association; and the Columbia-Middletown BPOE #1074. He was a Penn State football fan and enjoyed gardening, yardwork, and his family, especially his grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to his wife, one daughter: Terri L. Zimmerman and one son: Michael B. (Andrea M.) Zimmerman, all of Columbia. Four grandchildren: Desiree E. and Michael D. Patton; and Paul M. and Bryan A. Zimmerman. One great-granddaughter: Araya C. Leonard. One brother: David L. Zimmerman, Willow Street. One sister: Louise A. (Carl) Harnish, Columbia. He was preceded in death by one brother: Jere A. Zimmerman.
Interment will be in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens with Full Military Honors. If you would like to be notified of the date of the Memorial Service, please call the Foundry at 1-800-874-7848 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Reese-Hall VFW Post 8757, 48 East Main Street, Mountville, PA 17554 or Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.