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Charles E. Zimmerman, 70, of Ogdensburg
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 8:14 am

 Funeral services for Charles E. "Charlie" Zimmerman, age 70 of Knox Street in Ogdensburg will be held at a later date at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Ogdensburg with Pastor Phillip A.Caruso officiating. Burial will be in Baker City, OR in the spring. Charlie passed away late Monday evening (Dec 3, 2012) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Surviving is his wife Christine of Ogdensburg, a son Matthew Zimmerman of McDonough, GA his mother Sylva Zimmerman and a sister Suzanne Canifax of Oregon. Charlie was born on November 24, 1942 in Marshfield, OR the son of Charles E...

Funeral services for Charles E. "Charlie" Zimmerman, age 70 of Knox Street in Ogdensburg will be held at a later date at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Ogdensburg with Pastor Phillip A.Caruso officiating. Burial will be in Baker City, OR in the spring. Charlie passed away late Monday evening (Dec 3, 2012) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.

Surviving is his wife Christine of Ogdensburg, a son Matthew Zimmerman of McDonough, GA his mother Sylva Zimmerman and a sister Suzanne Canifax of Oregon.

Charlie was born on November 24, 1942 in Marshfield, OR the son of Charles E & Sylva (Michael) Zimmerman Sr. In his younger years, he played football with the Oregon Ducks, boxed semi-pro, and was an accomplished Blues & Jazz singer d├ębuting in Las Vegas, New Orleans and Los Angeles. For 20+ years he was a business partner at the ERA Mortgage & Realestate Business in Oregon, but was forced to retire in 2000 due to failing health. He then married Christine A. Gibbs on July 2, 2010 in Ballston Spa, NY.

He enjoyed playing cards, spending time with his family, and entertaining others with his magnificent voice.

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