The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 19, 2013

Adin N. Zimmerman, 77, Millmont


The Daily Item

— MILLMONT — Adin N. Zimmerman, 77, of 191 Kaiser Run Road, entered into rest at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the residence of his son and daughter-in-law, Allen W. and Lovina Zimmerman, of Mifflinburg.  Mr. Zimmerman had been in failing health since a fall he sustained three weeks ago.

He was born June 4, 1935, in West Earl Township, Lancaster County, a son of the late Daniel and Minnie (Nolt) Zimmerman. On Nov. 21, 1957, in Lancaster County, he married the Lydia Weaver who preceded him in death on Nov. 14, 2001. He remarried on Sept. 22, 2005, in Lancaster County, Alice L. Newswanger, who survives.

Mr. Zimmerman moved to Union County in April of 1961, and worked for his father at Zimmerman’s Harness Shop, Millmont. He became owner of the shop in the early 90’s, and operated the business until his retirement in 2010.

He was a member of the Mountain View Old Order Mennonite Church, Millmont.

Surviving are eight sons and three daughters, Orvie married to Marie Horst, of Mifflinburg, Allen married to Lovina Hoover, of Mifflinburg, Mervin married to Ruth Hoover, of Millmont, Erla, of New Holland, Ion married to Ida Nolt, of Colby, Wis., Etta married to Vernon Martin, of Penn Yan, N.Y., Wayne married to Pauline Zimmerman, of Penn Yan, Lucinda married to David Hoover, of Dundee, N.Y., Nelson married to Erma Nolt, of Himrod, N.Y., Linus married to Linda Hoover of Dundee, N.Y., Elon married to Barbara Martin, of Penn Yan; one daughter-in-law, Brenda Horst Zimmerman, of New Holland; 72 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Eli married to Sarah Reiff, of Spencer, Tenn.; two sisters, Nora Zimmerman, of Alyner, Ontario, Canada, Lena married to Phares Reiff, of Lewisburg; one sister-in-law, Hettie Wenger Zimmerman, of Ephrata; one brother-in-law, Amos Burkholder, of Liberty, Ky.; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by two sons, Elvin Zimmerman and Amos Zimmerman; one grandson, Edwin Zimmerman; one brother, Enos Zimmerman; three sisters, Anna Burkholder, Leah Brubacker, Edna Zimmerman; and one brother-in-law, Milton Brubacker.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 2 to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the residence of Allen W. and Lovina Zimmerman, 209 Rand Road, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, with further services at 9:30 a.m. from the Mountain View Old Order Mennonite Church, Kaiser Run Road, Millmont, with clergy, Esra M. Zimmerman, Phares L. Zimmerman, and Amos W. Nolt, Luke Zimmerman, and Jonathan Martin, officiating.

Interment will be in Mountain View Old Order Mennonite Cemetery, Millmont.  Serving as casket bearers will be; David Zimmerman, Wilmer Zimmerman, Allen Ray Zimmerman, Marvin Zimmerman, Mark Zimmerman, and Curvin Zimmerman.

Please omit flowers. Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.