Darlene S. Zeigler, 86, Warner Lambert/Pfizer retiree, mother of five, East Fairview COB member

By on December 14, 2016

Darlene S. Zeigler, 86, of Manheim, went home to be with her Lord on Monday evening, Dec. 5, 2016, at Pleasant View Retirement Community in Manheim.

Born in Lititz, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Lillie Stoner Hossler. She was the wife of Samuel H. Zeigler for 51 years on March 5. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gilbert Plasterer, in 1964.

Darlene was a member of East Fairview Church of the Brethren, Manheim. In her early years, she was employed by the former Noggles Garment Factory. Later she worked for Shick Electric; and Warner Lambert, where she retired from its successor, Pfizer, in 1992. However, her primary interest was always taking care of her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children: Barry Hossler, of Ocala, Fla.; Dale Plasterer of Mount Joy; James Plasterer of California; Kathy Jo, wife of Jeremy Jackson, of Graham, Wash.; and Barry Zeigler of Virginia; eight grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and three siblings: Ruth Baker; Helen, wife of Carl Moyer; and Jay “Butch,” husband of Gladys Hossler, all of Manheim.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers: Martin Hossler and Harry Hossler Jr.

A graveside service was held Dec. 8 at East Fairview Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Manheim.

Please omit flowers. If desired, contributions made be made to East Fairview Church of the Brethren; or to Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

To express a condolence with the family, visit spencefuneralservices.com. Spence Funeral Home, Manheim, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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