William Zimmerle

Obituary of William R. Zimmerle

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William Richard Zimmerle, 80, entered into the eternal presence of His Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ everlasting, on March 22 at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Born August 25, 1935 in Passaic, he was the eldest son of William Rudolph and Lenora Zimmerle. Faithful husband of Catherine, and a beloved father to Jennifer and William, his greatest joy in life was supporting and caring for his family. An avid photographer and technology enthusiast, he also loved to vacation in the mountains and lakes of Maine with his wife and children. A veteran of The United States Army, he was educated at the William Paterson University (B.A. degree in Social Studies and English), and the Montclair State University (M.A. degree in Special Education). In life, he was a gifted educational administrator and a consummate teacher who served the Bergen County Technical Schools in Hackensack for over 30 years. Survived by his beloved wife Catherine of Ringwood, two children, Jennifer M. Zimmerle and Dr. William Gerard Zimmerle both of Wanaque, brothers, John Zimmerle and his wife Ladi of Statesville, North Carolina, and Alan Zimmerle and his wife Joanne of Manchester, New Hampshire. A Memorial Homecoming Service will be conducted at 10 A.M. on Saturday, March 26 at the Hawthorne Gospel Church located on Route 208 in Hawthorne. Interment will follow at the Redeemer Cemetery in Mahwah. Friends and family may visit the Oakland Memorial Home 330 Ramapo Valley Road Oakland to pay their last respects on Friday from 4 - 8 P.M. For additional information, directions or condolences please visit Oaklandmemorial.com

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
Hawthorne Gospal Church
RT 208 North
Hawthorne, New York, United States
Service Time: 10:00 AM


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 25, 2016
Oakland Memorial Home
330 Ramapo Valley Road

Interment at: Maryrest Cemetery

11:30 am
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Maryrest Cemetery
770 Darlington Ave
Mahwah, New Jersey, United States
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1935 - 2016

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