Meadville Tribune

September 13, 2013

Noel Leo Zimmerman

The Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Noel Leo Zimmerman, 73, of Meadville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Millcreek Community Hospital in Erie surrounded by loved ones.

He was born in Meadville on Nov. 26, 1939, a son of the late Jerome and Edna Goff Zimmerman.

Noel was a 1958 graduate of Guys Mills High School. Noel served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1958 to 1964. He had developed and owned Playland Camping Park for 40 years. He enjoyed having and planning activities for the customers, such as corn roast, hayrides, dances and live entertainment. His vision and work provided many happy summers for countless campers.

He especially enjoyed special times with his grandchildren, supporting them in their interests and activities growing up.

Noel was the owner of Zimcoat Specialty Flooring for 35 years, installing flooring systems in the local region and as far away as Taiwan.

Noel enjoyed outdoors, archery, gun collecting, and gardening and helped his wife with canning.

Noel is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Connie Wesoloski Zimmerman; his daughters, Denise Von Arx and her husband, John, of Brighton, Mich., Michelle Thomas and her husband, Michael, of York, and Lorean Heres and her husband, Brian, of Oakland, N.J.; grandchildren, Kylie Von Arx, Allison Von Arx and Michael Thomas; and his beloved dog, Maggie.

Funeral will be private with family at Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home, 544 Chestnut St., Meadville.

Interment will be at St. Agatha’s Cemetery, Meadville.

We want to extend our deepest gratitude to family and friends that have given their support during this very difficult time period.

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