Norman Lee Zimmerman

August 21, 1939 ~ August 23, 2022 (age 83)


Norman Lee Zimmerman, beloved and loving man, died in his home on August 23, 2022 following a brief illness. Born on August 21, 1939 to Ralph and Grace McCusker Zimmerman, he is survived by his wife, Cathy Koshar Zimmerman; children: Christie, Ted (Mia), and Ralph; granddaughters: Hayley, Paige, and Kyra Zimmerman; daughter-in-law, Diane Anderson; his sister’s children: Grace (Dave) Kotsch and nephew Kris (Donna) Kandor; sisters and brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many good friends and associates. He was predeceased by his parents, his son, Dan Robert, and sister, Gail Kandor.

Following his graduation from Clairton High School, Norm began his own company Zimmerman Drain Tile, manufactured concrete products, and was an excavating contractor. He was president of Ralph Zimmerman Excavating, Inc., a business named for his father. He was a member of the Stephen Bayard Masonic Lodge, Elizabeth.

He was elected and served the Frazier School District as a devoted board member for two terms of office.

He served in the US Army and was active in veterans’ organizations throughout Fayette County, Commander of American Legion Post752, and member of the United Veterans of Fayette County.

As a coordinator of the Fayette County Flag Committee, he worked with Chester Prinkey and numerous volunteers to complete the erection and upkeep of the huge US flag that stands at the Uniontown Mall. The project was almost completed just before his death.

A congenial and likable man he will be remembered for his great sense of humor and stories of friends’ deeds and misdeeds of his life. Anyone wishing to remember him may post on the funeral home page. A memorial service will be held in the future. If you wish, you may donate in his name to your favorite charity or to St. Vincent de Paul Society, PO Box 195, Uniontown PA.

The Blair-Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Perryopolis, PA has been entrusted with Norm’s professional funeral arrangements.

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