Chris F. Zook, age 82, of Gap, PA, passed away at his home on Friday, April 5, 2019. He was the husband of Erma L. Beiler Zook, with whom he would have celebrated 57 years of marriage on April 7th. He was born in Caernarvon Township, son of the late Elam & Annie Fisher Zook. He was a member of the Honey Brook Community Church, where in the past he was an Elder. He worked for 22 years at J.B. Zimmerman Hardware of New Holland. He owned and operated the former Dutch-Way Hardware of Gap for 24 years retiring in 2010. He was a member of the Gideons International. He took great pride in keeping his yard to perfection. Surviving besides his wife are 4 children: Virgil husband of Ruthie Glick Zook of New Holland, Vivian wife of Nathan Stoltzfus of Campobello, SC, Victor husband of Sherry Stoltzfoos Zook of Gap, Vietta wife of Allen Wood of Peach Bottom, 7 grandchildren: Patricia, Austin, Jennifer, Brittany, Brandon, Courtney & Sophia, 3 siblings: Rebecca wife of Elmer Stoltzfus of Dundee, NY, Elizabeth wife of Isaac Huyard of New Holland, Hannah wife of Amos Stoltzfus of Chestertown, MD. He was preceded in death by a brother Ivan Zook.
Funeral service will take place from the Pequea Amish Mennonite Church, 115 Blank Road, Narvon, PA on Monday, April 8th at 10:30 a.m. There will be a viewing on Sunday, April 7th at Honey Brook Community Church, 3940 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA , from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.and again on Monday at the Pequea Amish Mennonite Church, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Interment will be in the Pequea Amish Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Gideons International, P.O. 163, Strasburg, PA 17579-0163.