Richard S. Zimmerman, 42, fabricator at Paul B. Zimmerman, Meadow Valley Mennonite member

By on August 2, 2017

Richard S. Zimmerman, 42, of Lititz, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017, at his residence, after a 14-month battle with cancer.

He was born in Ephrata to Marvin and Mabel (Shirk) Zimmerman of Ephrata, and was the loving husband of Christine H. (High) Zimmerman.

Richard was a member of Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference. He worked as a fabricator for 26 years at Paul B. Zimmerman, Ephrata.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by eight children: Yolanda J., Josiah D., Devon R., Andrew C., Christopher J., Jordan B., Rylan P. and Claudia G. Zimmerman, all at home; two brothers: Gary L., husband of Carol Zimmerman, of Ephrata; Glenn S., husband of Anita Zimmerman, of Stevens; two sisters: Marlene S., wife of Marvin Martin, of Cato, N.Y.; and Rosalie S., wife of Gary Nolt, of Lebanon.

Services were held Aug. 2 at Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, Ephrata, with Bishop Melvin H. Martin officiating. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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