Reynold L. (Ren) Zimmerman
Reynold "Ren" L. Zimmerman, age 56 years, of Ephrata, died
unexpectedly Sunday, May 24, 2015.
Reynold was the husband of Ruth "Ruthie" S. (Groff)
Zimmerman; they would have celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary on June
17. He was the son of G. Harold and Irene S. (Frankhouser) Zimmerman, Garden Spot Village, New Holland, formerly of Akron, PA.
He will also be sorely missed by his sisters Cynthia, wife
of Camille Rouvre, Akron, Brenda wife of Kevin
Murphy, Ephrata, and his brother Nelson, husband of Elaine (Engle) Zimmerman, Denver, as well as his
eight nieces and nephews and six great nieces and nephews.
He was a 1976 graduate of Lancaster Mennonite High School. While in
high school, he was a volunteer member of the Ephrata Ambulance with his father
and worked alongside his grandfather, the late Christian Zimmerman, at Horning
Following high school he served one year in voluntary
service in Philadelphia, PA. His career as a contractor included the
company of E-Z Home Builders, Inc. with the late Irvin Enck and most recently
being a property manager of rental properties. His wealth of expertise in
facility management and systems was valued by his church and many other
organizations and individuals.
Reynold was an active participant of Groffdale Mennonite Church. His passion was
volunteering with Mennonite Disaster Service, where he worked on projects in Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Louisiana, New York, North Dakotaand Texas.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Mennonite
Disaster Service, 583 Airport Road,
Lititz, PA 17543.
Two times are planned for friends to meet the family: 1) Saturday, May 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m. and 2) Sunday, May 31, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Groffdale Mennonite Church, 168 North Groffdale Road, Leola, PA 17540. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the church on Sunday. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
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