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Orville E. Zimmerman, 86, of Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 4, 1932, in Mifflinburg, a son of the late Isabel (Pontius) and Lester L. Zimmerman. On May 7, 1955, at the Mifflinburg Church of the Nazarene, he married the former Jacqueline Beverly Raker who passed away on April 26, 2005.

Orville was an Army veteran serving during the Korean War until his honorable discharge on Jan. 5, 1956.
He worked as a self-employed electrician.
Orville was a member of the Union County Sportsman Club, and a lifetime member of New Berlin America Legion, Mifflinburg VFW, National Rifle Association, Union County Social Club, and the Forty and Eight Club.

Surviving are four daughters, Annette Zimmerman and Ray Kline, of McClure, Mary and Titus Hoover Jr., of Port Trevorton, Kathy Zimmerman and Joseph Cogley, of Mifflinburg, and Lisa and Steven Wagner, of Mifflinburg; eight grandchildren, David Stahl, Heather Sellers, Colby Hoover, Jennifer Strawser, Jackie Showalter, Jamie Prutzman, Jessica Zimmerman, and Cody Raker; 13 great-grandchildren; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Russell and Jane Zimmerman, of Millmont, Clifford Zimmerman, of New Berlin, Roy and Dawn Zimmerman, of Forksville, and Robert Zimmerman, of Jersey Shore.

Family and friends are invited to the graveside service with full military honors accorded by veterans from Mifflinburg American Legion at 11 a.m. Friday in the Mifflinburg Cemetery, with Pastor Butch Woolsey officiating.

Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg.
To share in Orville's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Published on January 10, 2018
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