Department mourns loss of Charter Member Barbara Zimmerman
By Lieutenant Ashley Poole
August 15, 2021

The New Market District VFC extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Charter Member Barbara Zimmerman. Mrs. Zimmerman passed away on 08/12/2021 surrounded by her loved ones.

Barbara joined the Auxiliary in 1955 as a Charter Member. Her late husband Gene was a Charter Member of the fire company as well. She held various offices in that group as well as the Frederick County Fire & Rescue Association Ladies Auxiliary. Over the years, Barbara played a huge part in the restoration of Engine 151.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 17th 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Keeney & Basford P. A. Funeral Home (106 E Church St, Frederick, MD 21701). A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 18th 2021 at 11:00 AM at the New Market United Methodist Church (5501 Old New Market Rd, New Market, MD 21774). If you are planning to attend the funeral, please wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Market Volunteer Fire Department, 76 West Main St., New Market, MD 21774; New Market United Methodist Church, 5501 Old New Market Rd., New Market, MD 21774 or the Greater Maryland Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Road Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.

Please keep her family, friends and fire service family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.