Amos M. Zimmerman, 88, farmer, excavator, Schaefferstown Ambulance Association EMT

By on May 17, 2017

Amos M. Zimmerman, 88, formerly of Schaefferstown, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, in the Lincoln Christian Home, Ephrata.

He was the husband of Marian Z. Zimmerman Weaver Zimmerman of Ephrata, and the late Ada B. Sensenig Zimmerman. He was born in Earl Township on Aug. 26, 1928, a son of the late George N. and Mary Ella Martin Zimmerman.

Amos was a retired farmer and excavator. He was a member of the Weaverland Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference, and volunteered as an EMT for 25 years with Schaefferstown Ambulance Association.

Surviving in addition to his wife are children: Earl S. Zimmerman (Ruth Hoover), Fairfax, Va.; Cynthia S. Zimmerman (LeRoy Zimmerman), Lititz; George S. Zimmerman (Margaret Martin), Lakewood Ranch, Fla.; Leon S. Zimmerman (Donna Bennetch), Lititz; Lester S. Zimmerman (Marian Hoover), Myerstown; Jane L. Zimmerman (Warren Zimmerman), Denver; Ann M. Martin (Leland Martin), Lititz; 30 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; stepchildren: Clair Weaver; Marie (I. Mark Nolt); Julia (Eric Deppen); Pearl (Curtis Hoover); Phyllis (John Fry); Steven Weaver; siblings, Anna Lauver, Ephrata; Ammon Zimmerman, New Holland; Abram Zimmerman of Ephrata.

He was preceded in death by siblings: Martha Weaver, John N. M. Zimmerman, Mary Ann Martin, Paul Zimmerman, Esther Zimmerman, and Titus Zimmerman.

Services were held May 16 at Pequea Mennonite Church, Gordonville, with burial in the adjoining church cemetery. Please omit flowers.

Clauser Funeral Home Inc., Schaefferstown, is handling his arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at

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