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Joan M. (Miller) Zimmerman

September 12, 1933 ~ August 29, 2019 (age 85)


Joan M. Zimmerman
August 29, 2019
Joan M. Zimmerman, 85, of Swopes Valley Rd., Pine Grove,  passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Providence Place, Pine Grove.
Born on September 12, 1933 in Tremont, she was a daughter of the late Franklin and Verna Snyder Miller.
She was a graduate of Tremont High School and Central Penn Business School.
Joan worked as a Bookkeeper for Franklin Coal Company.  She also helped her husband sell Christmas Trees on the family's Tree Farm.
She was a member of St. Peter's UCC, Tremont where she taught Sunday school for over 50 years and sang in the choir since she was a little girl. She also baked pies for the church. She enjoyed playing cards in her card club.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Clare C. "Nubby" Zimmerman; sister, Patricia Hancock; brother, Franklin Miller.
Surviving is her sister, Judith Miller of Pine Grove; two sons, Steven  Zimmerman,  David and wife Christine Zimmerman, both of Pine Grove; daughter, Elaine and husband Robert Swords of Lititz; 9 grandchildren, Brandon and wife Jennifer Swords, Mitchell and wife Allison Swords, Matthew and wife Misha Swords, Bradley Swords, Amanda Swords, Michael Zimmerman, Joshua Zimmerman, Angela and husband Dan Border, Melissa and husband Levi Moser; 13 great grandchildren, Addison, Brady, McKinsey, Colin, Tanner, Teagan, Ariella, Benjamin and Jesse Swords, Josiah "JoJo" Zimmerman, Leonidas, Roman and London Moser.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11:30 St. Peter's U.C.C.Church, 57 Spring St. Tremont with Rev. Claude Schach and Rev. Maureen Duffy-Guy officiating. There will be a viewing on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 10:00 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. at the Church.  Interment will follow in Fountain Community Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to St. Peter's UCC Memorial Fund, 57 Spring St., Tremont, Pa. 17981.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences to the family at


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September 6, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Peter's UCC
57 Spring Street
Tremont, PA 17981

Funeral Service
September 6, 2019

11:30 AM
St. Peter's UCC
57 Spring Street
Tremont, PA 17981


St. Peter's UCC Tremont
57 Spring Street, Tremont PA 17981

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