Sarah F. Zimmerman, 59, Akron, homemaker, enjoyed reading, family and camping

By on November 5, 2014

Sarah F. Zimmerman, 59, of Akron, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at Hershey Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

Born in Martindale, she was the daughter of Willis and Vera (Wise) Fox. She was married 40 years on July 13 to Carl L. Zimmerman.

Sarah was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, family, and camping.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters: Gwen Lohrenz of New Holland, and Mindy Zimmerman of Ephrata; a granddaughter: Sidney Lohrenz of Lititz; five brothers and sisters: Mary Jane Fox of Palmyra; Richard, married to Faye (Weaver) Fox of Clay; Anna, married to Nevin Zook of Rheems; Willis Jr., married to Rose (Troop) Fox of New Holland; and Janet, married to John Hartranft of Nokomis, Fla.

Preceding her in death is a daughter: Christine Zimmerman; a son: Neil Zimmerman; and a sister: Ella Newswanger.

Funeral services were held Nov. 3 at Pine Grove Church, Bowmansville, with Reverend Jonathan Yoder officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery.

If desired, contributions may be made to Gideon’s International Central Berks Camp, PO Box 13773, Reading, PA 19612.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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