Roma L. Zener

Roma Lillian Zener, 78, of Loganton passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Mt. Nittany Medical Center.

Born Jan. 7, 1939, on Little Plum Run Road, Lock Haven, she was the daughter of the late C. Alton and Edith Luella Burkholder Merrill.

Roma was a 1957 graduate of Lock Haven High School.

On May 10, 1958, she married Calvin B. Zener who preceded her in death in 2003.

Roma was employed at the former Holiday Inn of Lamar as well as Gettig Technologies in Spring Mills.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Tylersville.

Roma was a social person, enjoying the time she spent with friends as well as cherishing the time she spent with children and grandchildren.

Surviving are six children, Debora (Jerry) Peters of Loganton, Brenda Cline of Tylersville, Tina (Ronald) Schauer of Lock Haven, Diana (Travis, Sr.) Long of Lock Haven, Calvin Zener Jr. of Tylersville and Elisha Zener of Tylersville; a brother, Robert G. Merrill, Sr.; a sister, Harriet Smith; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Duane and Jerry Merrill; two sisters, Fern Carson and Edith Zinck; and two infant brothers.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home Inc., 231 High St., Flemington, with Rev. Roger Snyder officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park.

Friends and family will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to either St. John’s United Church of Christ or to her family.

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