Beatrice Dewey Zimmerman

Beatrice Dewey Zimmerman (nee Brown), 88, passed away January 17, 2014 at Sterling Nursing Care, Media, PA.

Born October 7, 1925 in Frackville, PA she was the daughter of the late David and Barbara (Balliet) Brown. Bea was predeceased by two husbands, Charles H Dewey who died in 1981 and Luther O Zimmerman who died in 2012.

Bea was a graduate of Frackville High School. While married to Charles she lived in Aston, PA, raised two daughters, and worked at A&P in Aston for 20 years before her retirement. During her marriage to Lou she lived in The Villas, Lower Township, NJ where she enjoyed the beach and traveling around the world. Bea cherished visits from her children and grandchildren.

Bea is survived by her daughters Catherine Dewey and Lynne Zimmerman; siblings Milton Brown, Barbara Ferguson, Robert Brown, and Bella Adamson; her grandchildren Ruth, Dawn, Robb, Beth, and Joan; 7 great grandchildren; 7 stepchildren; 13 step grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husbands, she was also predeceased by three brothers; David, Paul, and John Brown.

Visitation is Tuesday 10-11am at the Bateman-Allen Funeral Home, 4220 Edgmont Ave, Brookhaven, PA, 19015. Funeral service is Tuesday 11am following visitation at the funeral home. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Aston, PA. Flowers are welcome at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sterling Nursing Care, 318 S. Orange St, Media, PA 19063.

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