Gene Zimmerman, 50, of 20 Lovewell Street, Nashua died on March 27, 2000 at Southern New Hampshire Regional Medical Center in Nashua after a long illness. Mr. Zimmerman was born on October 15, 1949 in Palmer, MA the son of William Zimmerman and the late Dorothy Frink. He lived and worked in Derby, CT for many years but returned home to die peacefully around his family. He was a parishioner of Friendship Baptist Church, Temple Street, in Nashua. Family members include; his father and step mother, William and Theresa (Ladrie) Zimmerman of Nashua; three brothers, James Zimmerman of Waterbury, CT, Donald Zimmerman of Illinois and Ronald Zimmerman of Bridgeport, CT; three sisters, Sharon Zimmerman of Stratford, CT, Delores George of Naugatuck, CT and Deborah Crowley of Auburndale, FL; one half-brother, Douglas Zimmerman of Lafayette, TN and one half-sister, Joe Ann Lemay of Weare, NH; numerous step brothers and sisters.