Mrs. Patricia A, (Rex) Zimmerman

1941 ~ 2019 (age 77)

Mrs. Patricia A. Zimmerman, 77, of East Penn Township, passed into eternal rest on Thursday, February 28th at her residence with her loving husband and family at her side. She was the wife of Richard L. Zimmerman. They were married for 58 years on July 23rd 2018. Born in Lehighton on Wednesday, New Years Eve, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Willard & Myrtle ( Strohl) Rex. She was a stay at home Mom devoted to her husband & family.  Pat enjoyed RV-ing, camping & was her husband’s co-pilot in their travels thru 49 states  They traveled twice up the Alcan highway to Alaska & Hall Road to Prudhoe Bay. They toured all Canadian Provinces including Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, & Prince Edward Island. She logged over 100,000 miles criss-crossing North America with the love of her life. Pat was a member of Dinkey Memorial  Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ashfield, Pa. Surviving in addition to her husband are 2 daughters, Leisa, wife of Milton “Mick” Ahner of Lehighton, Diane Zimmerman of Lehighton, 2 sons, Guy Zimmerman & his wife Janet, of South Jordan, Utah, Lee Zimmerman & his wife Shelly, of Janesville, California, 7 grandchildren, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by siblings, Gloria Milkowich, William Rex, Arnold Rex, Larry Rex, Neil Rex, & Willard Rex. A Graveside Celebration Of Life Service in her honor will be held on Tuesday, March 5th at 11 a.m. in Dinkey Memorial Cemetery, Ashfield, Pa. with the Reverend Anthony P. Pagotto officiating. Memorial Contributions in her name may be made to Dinkey Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1742 Dinkey Road, Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at 

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