|Dave left us on January 6th, 2003 and went to join his parents
Roy D. and Blanche Underholt Zimmerman. He was also met by his
sister Marilou Gavan.
He leaves behind his wife of 39 years
"Bunnie" Huggler Zimmerman.
His children Amy Menosky and
husband Steven from Washington, Pa. , Anne Richardson and
husband Randy of Grand Rapids, Mn. , Andrew Zimmerman and his wife
Lisa of Fairview, Pa. and Allan Zimmerman and his Wife Dawn of Erie. His
mother-in-law Pauline Chase, 9 grandchildren and several nieces and
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|A contractor, Dave
owned D. R. Zimmerman and Sons
for more than 35 years. A business that he was proud of
and a legacy that will live on. The knowledge that he taught his
sons and employees brings pride to the neighborhood and
|He formerly worked as an
operating engineer for General Electric Co. He served as
assistant building inspector and supervisor of housing for the
City of Erie.
David was also an officer with the Erie Redevelopment Authority.
He graduated from GE's apprentice program.
He served as president of the Bear Bottom Lodge Rode and Gun
Club. Dave was an Eagle Scout and a former Scout master with Troop
132. Hw was a member of the Society of Holy Trinity, The
Siebenbuerger, Ludlow Sportsman and Moniunszko clubs. Dave
enjoyed hunting, fishing and working with wood.
and family met to say goodbye at the Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home on
Sassafras Street and then joined others at the Wintergreen Gorge
Cemetery for burial.
|He was very proud of his camp
"Bear Bottom Lodge" which he built with the help of
his sons and friends. Dave spent a lot of time there and had
Dave was a big fan of John Wayne.
Although we miss Dave, we know that when our time
on this earth is done, we will see him again. Through this belief and
this knowledge that he is watching over us, we will continue his
work. Family and
friends are welcomed to email
their memories and photos for inclusion on this Memorial. Jeff Kirik wrote about Dave and his camp. drzremembered.htm