A Mass of Christian Burial for Paul N. Zimmerman, longtime owner of a television repair shop, will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville, after prayers at 9 in Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home, 5541 Main St., Williamsville. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Zimmerman, 87, of Williamsville, died Sunday (Feb. 4, 2001) in St. Francis Nursing Home after a long illness.
He was born in Williamsville and was a graduate of Bishop Neuman High School.
He served in World War II as an officer in the Signal Corps School, where he worked as an instructor, designer and supervisor. He earned the rank of captain.
Zimmerman owned and operated Zimmerman TV and VCR Repair in Williamsville for more than 40 years.
He was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Church. He also was a volunteer firefighter at Hutchinson Hose Company, which presented him a plaque for more than 50 years of service.
Zimmerman was an avid collector and repairer of antique radios and cars.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharyn Mast of Akron and Debbie Stearns of Williamsville; a son, Paul Jr. of Williamsville; three sisters, Mary of Williamsville, Lucille Broska of Lancaster and Jean Gilday of Fort Worth, Texas; three brothers, Albert of Amherst and Herbert of Williamsville and Earl, both of Williamsville; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.