Annie Zimmerman, age 75, of Wattsburg, Pa., formerly of Erie, Pa. passed away after a lengthy illness surrounded by her loving family. Annie was born in Jamestown, N.Y., daughter of the late Howard Housler and Dorothy Bush Clark.
Annie attended Jamestown High School in Jamestown, NY. She was an Assistant Deli Manager at Super Duper East for many years and a homemaker. She enjoyed camping, traveling, playing Pinocle, gardening, animals, and especially visiting with family and friends. Annie was a devoted mother, grandmother and sister. She was always there to lend a hand to someone in need. She was a mother to all.
In addition to her parents, Annie was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Larry" Zimmerman in 1987; a sister, Gloria Moore of Waterford, Pa.; her foster parents, Fred and Florance Green of Busti, NY; two foster sisters, Bes-sie Andrews of W. Covina, Calif., and Helen Little of Wrightsville, Pa.; and a foster brother, Elton Green of Busti, NY
Annie is survived by her fiance', Raymond "Butch" Repman; two sisters, Doris Crowell (Roy) of Texas and Betty Parker of NY; her four children, Cindy Elliott of North East, Pa., Debbie Murphy, Brenda Engman (Don) and Robert Zimmerman (Laurie) all of Erie; a half-brother, Paul Housler of Nebraska; a half-sister, Donna Mae Cahill of Nebraska; her foster siblings, Izzy Groves of Sugar Grove, Pa. Chrissy Franz (David) of Oswago, NY, Mary Altheide and Jerry Repman (Georgene) all of Erie; six grandchildren, Timothy Robison, Jr. (Jess), Eric and Brandon Kowalski, Nicole Murphy, Jeremy Sheehan and Kaylee Zimmerman; one great-grand son, Noah Robison; a very special niece, Maxine Smith of Jamestown, NY, whose help with Annie was greatly appreciated.; and many other nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road, Erie, Pa. on Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Friday at 12 Noon at Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church, 2816 Elmwood Avenue, Erie, Pa. Interment will be private at the convenience of the fam-ily. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Nursing & Hospices of Erie County, 2253 West Grandview Blvd., Erie, Pa. 16506 or Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church, 2816 Elmwood Ave., Erie, Pa. 16508. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome. com.