Age 78, of Potomac, MD, passed away on July 17, 2018. Born in Washington, DC, Joseph is the son of the late Ralph and Pauline Zimmerman. He is also pre-deceased by his wife Patricia Zimmerman and brother Harry Zimmerman. Survived by his wife Maria Zimmerman; four children: Jeanette (John) Beck, Raymond (Heather) Zimmerman, Catherine (Rich) Demory, and Jennifer Zimmerman; 15 Grandchildren, and 1 Great Grandchild.
Joseph graduated from Western High School in Washington, DC. He served in the US Navy, four years in active duty and two years in the reserves. He was a third generation, self-employed plumber, and owner of JR Zimmerman Plumbing and Heating of the Washington, DC area.
Friends may call at the DeVol Funeral Home, 2222 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC on Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM (complimentary valet parking available). Internment will follow at St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery, Clear Spring, MD. He was much loved and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joseph Zimmerman’s name to the Casey House Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, MD.