Erma Mae Sollenberger

Erma Mae Sollenberger, 86, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., died Feb. 1, 2021, at Messiah Village. She was born April 11, 1934, to Paul M. Zimmerman Sr. and Naomi (Longenecker) Zimmerman in Hummelstown.

She graduated from Messiah Academy in 1952 and then earned her nursing degree at Harrisburg School of Nursing in 1956. She worked as a registered nurse at various hospitals before working at Messiah Village as a nurse.

She was a member of Slate Hill Mennonite Church. She enjoyed making ceramics, needlework, crocheting and her flowers.

Survivors include her husband, Ira B. Sollenberger; three children, Marcus A. (Glenna) Sollenberger of Dallas, Texas, Henry L. Sollenberger of Sharon and Melanie J. Sollenberger of Mount Joy; five siblings, George Zimmerman of Thompsontown, Grace Wallet, Paul Zimmerman Jr. and Jay Zimmerman, all of Mechanicsburg, and Eunice Martin of Ephrata; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Norman Zimmerman.

Memorial services were held privately. Memorial contributions may be made to Slate Hill Mennonite Church.

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