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Timothy John Zern
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Obituary for Timothy John Zern

Timothy John Zern, 58, of Cromwell, passed away at home on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Mary Jane (Cahill) Zern of Glastonbury and the late George Michael Zern.

Tim lived in Cromwell for thirty years. He was a veteran serving in the United States Navy. He was employed at Quest Diagnostics for thirty-five years. Tim was a member of the American Legion Post # 105 in Cromwell. He liked to fish and most of all enjoyed his family with whom he was very close.

Along with his mother, Tim is survived by his stepson, Jason Hickton of Cromwell; five brothers, Michael Zern of Winston Salem, NC, Christopher Zern of Wethersfield, William Zern of Broadbrook, George Zern of Windsor and Daniel Zern of Hebron; two sisters, Catherine Cyr of South Windsor and Agnes Curry of Hampton; two grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, Erin.

Besides his father, he was predeceased by a brother, Stephen Zern.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 12 at 10:00 am at Saint John Church, 5 Saint John Court, Cromwell. Burial will follow in Cromwell Hillside Cemetery West where full military honors will be accorded.

Family and friends may call on Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tim’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cromwell Funeral Home

506 Main Street
Cromwell, CT 06416





10:00 AM
St. John Church

5 St. John's Court
Cromwell, CT 06416

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Cromwell Hillside Cemetery West

29 Hillside Road
Cromwell, CT 06416


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