MILTON — Paul C. Zerbe 85, of Shakespeare Avenue, Milton, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at his home.
Born Oct. 31, 1927, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Brady C. and Hazel (Shaw) Zerbe. He was married on Jan. 14, 1949, to the former Elizabeth Moser, who survives. His death breaks a marital union of 64 years.
He attended Muncy Schools and served in the Army. He worked as a lay-out man for ACF in Milton, as a steam fitter for Pullman Power in Williamsport for 34 years and as a transporter for Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village in Lewisburg.
He was a member of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Milton. He was a member of Local 810 and a 50-year member of Local 520. He was also a member of FFA in Muncy.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Nancy Zerbe, Andrew and Lori Zerbe and Jamie and Roxane Zerbe, all of Milton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Allen Hile of Milton and Paula and Joseph Merwin of Montandon; two sisters, Donna Kirkner of Muncy and Althea Minier of Montoursville; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Megan Zerbe, and a sister, Elsie Task.
Friends and relatives will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 102 L. Market St., Milton, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. Officiating will be the Rev. Dale Hippensteel. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Milton.
Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home Inc., Milton.