Lydia H. Zimmerman

Aug. 8, 1942 – Feb. 16, 2013

Lydia H. Zimmerman, 70, 400 Spring Farm Road, Martinsburg, went to her eternal reward in Heaven on Saturday at her residence.

She was born in Ephrata, Pa., daughter of the late Moses and Minnie (Hoover) Zimmerman.

She is survived by her husband of more than 49 years, Erwin W. Zimmerman; 10 children: Roseann, married to Elam Zimmerman of Martinsburg; Vernon, married to Anna Ruth (Zimmerman) of Martinsburg, Lorraine, married to Jerry Martin of Martinsburg, Marcus, married to Lorraine (Stauffer) of Martinsburg, Clyde, married to Anna Mae (Stauffer) of Woodbury, Annetta, married to Elvin Zeiset of Thorpe, Wis., Berneice, married to Clifford Leid of New Enterprise, Brenda, married to Paul Ivan Nolt of Martinsburg, Kevin, married to Mabel (Rissler) of Martinsburg, and Kenneth, married to Grace (Newswanger) of Martinsburg; three brothers: David and wife, Ida, Zimmerman of Lititz, Pa., Irvin and wife, Mary, Zimmerman of Martinsburg and Ivan and wife, Ella, Zimmerman of Martinsburg; three sisters: Barbara and husband, Ivan, Hoover of Penn Yan, N.Y., Esther and husband, Lloyd, Burkholder of Ephrata and Alta and husband, Earl, Newswanger of Pembroke, Ky.; a sister-in-law, Vera Zimmerman of Ephrata; 49 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Daniel Zimmerman of Ephrata and Weaver Zimmerman, former husband of Vera, of Ephrata.

She was a member of the Old Order Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference of Martinsburg.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Lydia’s home, 400 Spring Farm Road, Martinsburg. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at the Old Order Martinsburg Mennonite Church with Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Arrangements are by S. Gerald Weaver Funeral Home, Woodbury, Pa.