James C. Zimmerman, 92, of Hellertown, died Thursday, November 22, 2012 at the Saucon Valley Manor. He is the husband of the late Gertrude M. (Konrad) Zimmerman who died June 9, 2012.
Born in Bethlehem on September 27, 1920 to the late Clarence Zimmerman and Evelyn (Munch) Zimmerman Kradjel. He served our country faithfully in the US Navy during WWII in the Pacific.
James worked from 1939 - 1979 as a general foreman at the Saucon Shipping/Beam Yards of the Bethlehem Steel Company. He was of the protestant faith. James was a 1938 graduate from Fountain Hill High School.
Survivors: Daughter-in-law: Charlotte L. Zimmerman of Bethlehem; grandchildren: Robert T. and his wife Elone T. and Lori A. wife of Erin McDevitt; great grandsons: Liam and Sean McDevitt. Predeceased by sons: Robert J. (died 2010) and James.
Services: Family and friends are invited to call 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. 326 Main Street – Hellertown followed by the service at 10:00 a.m. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of one's choice.