Robert L. Zimmers, age 77, of Boyertown, passed away on March 27, 2010, at Lehigh Valley Health Network Cedar Crest Hospital in Allentown, Pa. . He was born on August 12, 1932, in Easton, Pa., the son of the late Mildred (Shoemaker) Zimmer & the late Henry P. Zimmer, & he was the husband of the late Marie (Langston) Zimmers.
Mr. Zimmers was the owner & operator of Zimmers Camera Store inside Zerns Market for 52 years, & a member of the Unity Church of Reading. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, having served as an Army Intelligence Officer.
He is survived by his children, Tracey Morsek ( wife of Kevin ) of Des Moines, Iowa., Kevin Zimmers ( husband of Robin ) of New Berlinville, JB Zimmers ( husband of Kari ) of Solon, Ohio, Kyle Zimmers, of Boyertown, his 9 grandchildren, & his companion, Lillian Valentine, of Pottstown.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Thursday, starting at 10:30 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 1020 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Gilbertsville, Pa., 19525, & to his Visitation on Thursday from 9-10:30 AM at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery in Pottstown.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Boy Scouts of America Troop # 533, c/o 945 N. Reading Ave., Boyertown, Pa., 19512.