Brian A. Zinn
01/02/1968 - 12/20/2019

Brian A. Zinn, 51 of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Gettysburg Hospital with his family by his side. He was the husband of Melissa A. (Masenheimer) Zinn to whom he was married 21 years. Born January 2, 1968 in Hanover, he was the son of Gerald W. and Vonnie A. (Bowling) Zinn. Brian was a member of the Sacred Heart Basilica, Hanover, McSherrystown Knights of Columbus, McSherrystown Home Association, New Oxford Social Club, Brushtown Athletic Association, McSherrystown Fish and Game, United States Bowling Congress, and a 1987 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown. He was employed at Hanover Architectural Products for over 20 years. Brian was an avid Penn State and Steelers fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and especially bowling, having bowled over twenty games with a score of 300. Brian also enjoyed going to see his favorite band Half Serious, but he mostly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are two children, Brandon A. Zinn and Matthew M. Zinn, both of Hanover; two siblings, Steven W. Zinn and wife Kim of Hanover and Lori A. Murphy and husband Joe of New Oxford; parents-in-law, James and Linda Masenheimer of Hanover; sister-in-law, Michelle Kopp and husband Jason of Hanover; and his nieces and nephews, Courtney and Bethany Zinn, Brenna, Sarah, and Ryan Murphy, and Alex Kopp (USAF) and Abby Kopp. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Sacred Heart Basilica, Hanover with Rev. Joseph P. Howard as celebrant. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives will be received Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown, PA, with a prayer service held at 8:00 p.m. Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Murren, Mike Zinn, Jason Zinn, Ryan Murphy, Chris Staub, Brad Hoover, Dave Staub, and Josh Masenheimer, and serving as honorary pallbearer will be Alex Kopp. Contributions in memory of Brian may be made to Delone Catholic High School, 140 South Oxford Avenue, McSherrystown, PA, 17344 or Sacred Heart Basilica, 30 Basilica Drive, Hanover, PA, 17331.

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Betty-Jo Hall

Posted at:12/25/2019 8:08 pm
John & Karen Wauls
Johnny and I would like to offer our condolence for the loss 0f your husband and if you need anything at all please don't hesitate to contact us 7172610535. Keeping you in Our Thoughts and Prayers! John & Karen Wauls.

Posted at:12/25/2019 8:08 pm
Sue Flaherty Myers
Lori, Joe and Zinn Family, Your brother was very dear to you, I am sure, and will live on in your life. May all of the memories of Brian and the love and support of your family and friends help you during this transition. God bless you, Sue Flaherty Myers

Posted at:12/24/2019 9:09 am
James D. Fox
Linda and I are sorry for your loss.

Posted at:12/23/2019 8:08 pm
Patsy Mills

Posted at:12/23/2019 9:09 am
Louann and Carl Boyer

Posted at:12/23/2019 9:09 am
Dean and Cheryl Shank
We are very sorry to hear of your loss.. Our prayers and thoughts are with you . Brian was a friend to Dean and he has shared so many stories about states bowling tournaments.I think he enjoyed teasing Brian mostly. Our condolences to your family.

Posted at:12/22/2019 5:05 pm
Tim Huntington and Kelly Weikert and family
so sorry to hear of Brian's passing , he was an Amazing guy and wonderful co-worker and friend ,still hurting and in disbelief that he is no longer with us , thoughts and prayers are with you and your sons missy and all your family, brian will be dearly missed by us all !!!

Posted at:12/22/2019 7:07 am
Edward and Donna Heise
Missy we love you. Prayers for all. So sorry to hear of Brian's passing.God bless.

Posted at:12/22/2019 9:09 am
Steve Lorraine Shanebrook

Posted at:12/22/2019 9:09 am
Mark & Janet Redding
Missy, Brandon and Matt.. We're deeply saddened by Brian's passing. Brian was a good husband, father and neighbor and we will miss him dearly. Rest in peace Brian.

Posted at:12/22/2019 9:09 am
Mark and Janet Redding
Missy, Brandon and Matt.. We're deeply saddened by Brian's passing. Brian was a good husband, father and neighbor and we will miss him dearly. Rest in peace Brian.

Posted at:12/21/2019 7:07 pm
William Fontaine

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