Allen E. Zimmerman, 71, Reinholds, Vietnam vet, worked for E.J. Breneman, enjoyed tinkering

By on February 25, 2015

Allen E. Zimmerman, 71, of Reinholds, died Feb. 15, 2015, in Ephrata Community Hospital.

Born in Fivepointville, a son of the late Allen H. and Edna M. (Klopp) Zimmerman, he was married to LaVerne R. (Fox) Zimmerman for 46 years.

A Vietnam War U.S. Army veteran, he worked for E. J. Breneman, Sinking Spring, for more than 30 years. Allen enjoyed hunting, fishing, clamming, and tinkering in his workshop. He cherished his grandchildren and was a member of Gold Prospectors.

Also surviving is a daughter: Christel Zimmerman, Lincoln, Del.; sons: David (Shannon Livingston) Zimmerman, Raleigh, N.C.; Troy (Dede Ritter) Zimmerman, Stevens; Frank (Yvonne Howe) Zimmerman, Wernersville; eight grandchildren; a sister: Sandy (Harry) Schlouch, Mohnton; and brothers: William (Judie) Zimmerman, Ephrata; Carl (Carrie) Zimmerman, Denver; Dennis (Bev) Zimmerman, Sabinsville; and Terry Zimmerman, Ephrata.

Services were held Feb. 19 at Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Reamstown, with Pastor Les Cool officiating and concluding with military honors.

Rather than flowers, consider contributions to the American Heart Association, 310 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be given at

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