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Eric G. Jimick

Eric G. Jimick, 78, husband of Mary (Bean) Jimick, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at his home in Spring City.

Born in Altoona, he grew up in Lilly and was the son of the late Michael and Freda (Stenger) Jimick.

Eric graduated from Lilly-Washington Joint High School in 1959 before graduating from Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades in 1962. He earned his bachelor’s degree of business administration from Ursinus College in 1978. Eric worked in quality assurance at Warner & Swasey-Wiedemann from 1979-85. Later, he was a quality control inspector at Machined Metals. After that, he was a quality control inspector at Faiveley Transport, USA, from 1999-2007. Eric truly enjoyed singing in Zion Lutheran’s Praise Choir as well as several other choirs and glee clubs. He served on the church council at Zion Lutheran Church and volunteered at the Spring City food bank program. He enjoyed taking trips with his family to visit historical sites and national parks. He will be remembered as a conscientious husband, father, and grandfather.

Surviving along with his wife of 49 years, Mary, are his children: Barbara Jimick, wife of Thomas Hughes, and Joseph Jimick, husband of Laura Cahill; sisters, Marilyn Leavitt and Susan Jimick; brothers, David Jimick and William Jimick; grandchildren, Nora and Charlie Hughes, Declan and Cara Jimick.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 from 10 to 11 a.m at Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Bonnie Brae Road, Spring City, PA 19475. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. with Pastor Paul Townsend officiating. Burial will follow at Zion’s cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, in Eric’s name.