Ruth Ellen (Sterling) Zimmerman

March 20, 2020 ~ March 19, 2020


Ruth Ellen Zimmerman, 68, of Wayne Township, passed away Thursday, March 19th, at her residence. 
Born in Pottsville on January 12, 1952, she was a daughter of the late Henry & Doris (Evans) Sterling.
Ruth was the loving wife of James A. Zimmerman. The couple shared 26 years of marriage.
She was a graduate of Minersville High School, Class of 1970.
Ruth was a member of Trinity Chapel Buck Run, Pottsville. 
She was formerly employed as a cashier at Hills; and was the gift shop, & truck parts manager at the All American Truck Stop, Pine Grove.In more recent years she was a homemaker.
In addition to her husband, Ruth is also survived by a son, Kenneth Bassininsky & wife, Kim, Lake Wynonah, step-children: Beth Ann Davis, & husband Donald, Phoenix Park, Krista Ann Zimmerman, Pottsville, grandchildren: Abby, & Megan Bassininsky, step-grandchildren: Sophie Adams, and Gabe Donald, & Drew Donald Davis, three sisters, Cindy Sterling Kimmel & husband, Gary, Buck Run, Ann Sterling Ryan & husband, Tom, Maryland, Deb Sterling Barnhart & husband, Mike, Branchdale, and a brother, Henry Sterling & wife, Karen, State College.
In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her sister, Diane Sterling Wehr.
Services will be held privately at the convenience of family. 
At the family's request, donations in Ruth's memory may be sent to Trinity Chapel Buck Run: 20 Buckhorn Rd. Pottsville, PA 17901.

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