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Obituary for Charles M. Zimmer Sr.

Charles “Bob” M. Zimmer, Sr., age 98, of Erie passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Elmwood Gardens. He was born in Erie, on February 19, 1924, a son of the late Henry H. and Libbie Denning Zimmer.
Bob served in the United States Army during World War II. He worked as a scheduler at Parker White Metal for over 37 years, retiring in 1986. Bob was a long time member at Blessed Sacrament Church, where he served as an usher. He was an avid Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers football fan. Bob enjoyed playing B.I.N.G.O., puzzles, and going to the casino.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Schnell Zimmer; his son, Charles M. Zimmer, Jr.; his five sisters; and his three brothers.
Survivors include his son, Dennis Zimmer (Patty), of Erie; his daughters, Carol Zimmer, of Erie, Kathy Adams, of Twentynine Palms, CA, and Christina Hawkins (Glenn), of Erie; 14 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, many great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are private and entombment will be in Gate of Heaven Mausoleum. Funeral arrangements were made by the Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home, Inc. 5000 Wattsburg Rd.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania - 1507 Grimm Dr., Erie, PA 16501.