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Obituary of Beverly A. Blood, 82


Beverly A. Blood, 82, of State College, died Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

Born January 31, 1937 in Johnsonburg, PA she was a daughter of the late Charles G. and June V. (Nelson) Frank.

On October 19, 1985 in State College she married Joseph A. Blood, who preceded her in death on January 26, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her former husband, Emerson G. Zimmerman on November 5, 2009 and a step son William K. Blood.

Beverly was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School. She was a secretary for Levy Blumenthal Piper retiring in 1988. After retirement she worked at several doctor’s offices in State College.

She was a member of the Park Forest Baptist Church and attended the Milesburg Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Charla J. Zimmerman Polk and Corinne M. Zimmerman Blood; one son, Dayne A. Zimmerman; two step daughters, Mary M. Graves and Laurie Blood; three step sons, Joseph A. Jr., Randy A. and Anthony Blood; one brother, Richard E. Frank; 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from noon -1:00 PM, Friday, August 30, 2019 at the Park Forest Baptist Church, 3030 Carnegie Drive, State College, PA 16803. The funeral service will follow at 1 PM in the church with the Reverend Jeremy Field officiating. Entombment will be at Centre County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 440 W. Front Street, Clearfield, PA 16830 or to the Alzheimer’s Assoc.,2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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Beverly A. Blood



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Funeral Home

Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Service

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