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Hugh Zimmer

ZIMMER, Hugh - 1945 - 2019 It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Hugh Clarence Zimmer at Harvest Crossing Retirement Community in Tillsonburg on January 9, 2019 after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease at the age of 73. Hugh is predeceased in 2012 by his loving wife Kathryn Field Zimmer. Hugh was the son of the Late Iva (Gehring) & George Zimmer of Delhi. Dear father of Adam and his wife Ann of Cambridge, Rebecca and her husband Paul of Guelph and Vicky and her husband Hans of St. Marys. Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Isabella, Persephone, Viktor, and Nathan. Predeceased by his sister Barbara Zimmer and brother in law Craig Field. Hugh is the brother and best friend of Fred (Mara) Zimmer of LaSalette and their children Rena (Matt) and Leah (Blair). Hugh is also survived by sister-in-law Jan Field (Stan) and her children Kerri and Kris Field. Hugh graduated from the University of Guelph, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program in 1969. Hugh was a longstanding member of the Otterville farming community alongside his brother Fred. Friends may call at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Delhi (519) 582-1290 for visitation on Sunday January 13, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday January 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Ted Smith officiating. Interment in Delhi Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Michael J Fox Parkinson's Foundation will be gratefully appreciated by the family.13320802
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Posted by Ian & Anne McMillan (Family Friends) On Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Fred, Mara, Adam, Ann, Rebecca, Paul, Vicky, Hans and Families:

We just learned of your sudden loss this week and want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Such a long struggle is now ended.We were making plans to visit next week but it was not to be. Drop in if you are in our area.

Posted by Georgette & Tim Atkins & Family (former Norfolk 4-H Leader) On Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Vicky & Family - Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May your memories bring you comfort.
Posted by Garry WItham (Friend of Fred) On Monday, January 14, 2019
Fred, Condolences to you and the entire Zimmer family in the loss of your brother Hugh. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Fred, Adam, Rebecca and Vicky
Posted by Lois Ferguson (friend) On Monday, January 14, 2019
My heart is with you as you say Goodbye to your brother and Dad. Hugh's love for all of you was strong and may it support you always. Hugh was such a bright guy and I will remember his warm chuckle. I'm sorry for your loss.
Parkinson's is GONE!!
Posted by Rick & Betty Ann Chandler (friend) On Monday, January 14, 2019
God has removed the ravages of Parkinson's disease from our dear friend Hugh & he is with his beloved wife Kathryn. We need to be here for his family and if there is anything we can do, please do not hesitate to call. Love Betty Ann

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