Bena G. Zimmerman, 86, of Newville,
passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at her home. She was born on May 7, 1927, in Carlisle, a daughter
of the late Albert C. and Bena M. (Frey) Hocker, and was married for 58 years to the late Robert G. Zimmerman, Sr., who died
Oct. 11, 2004.
Bena was a loving and devoted homemaker and helped to operate the family
agricultural and dairy farm in Upper Mifflin Twp. for many years. She was a member of the Newburg First
Church of God.
She is survived by seven sons, Robert G. Zimmerman Jr., Fred E. Zimmerman,
James E. Zimmerman and Richard L. Zimmerman, all of Newville, David H. Zimmerman and John H. Zimmerman, both of Newburg, and
Barry S. Zimmerman of Shippensburg; three daughters, Linda M. Diehl of Shippensburg and Sandra L. Thompson and Marjorie D.
Zimmerman, both of Newville; one brother, Harry Michael Hocker of Texas, two sisters; Ruth Black of Carlisle and Carolyn Kough
of Newville, 20 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Bena was predeceased by three brothers; John H. Hocker, Albert C. Hocker, Jr. and Frank E. Hocker, three sisters; Marguerite
Bender, Nellie Hollinger and Lillian Drexler.
services will be held on Monday, February 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle,
with Pastors Clark Dunkle and Dale Miller officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens,
Carlisle. A viewing will be on Sunday from 2 – 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial
contributions may be made to Newburg First Church of God, P. O. Box 160, Newburg, PA 17240.
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So sorry you hear of your loss We have never met her but saw her walking sometimes.
Our prays are with you and your family
Ron & June Horn
THE FAMILY, SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS OF MOTHER OUR SYMPATHY IS WITH ALL OF YOU. ALL ARE IN OUR PRAYERS. MAY GOD GIVE
YOU COMFORT, AND RICHLY BLESS EACH ONE AT THIS TIME OF SORROW.
MARLIN and CECIL NEGLEY
We extend our Deepest sympathy.
The Hollenbaugh Family
Our deepest sympathies to you
all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Mike & Jennie (Martin) Mundwiler
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