PHOENIX: (602) 906-9600 | PEORIA: (623) 486-1955

Date of Birth: July 25, 1958

Date of Death: September 13, 2020

Elizabeth Anne (Lisa) Zimmermann, (nee Zarnay) of Peoria, AZ formerly of Holbrook and Farmingdale NY passed away on September 13, 2020 after a courageous battle with Glioblastoma. Beloved wife of Hans for 35 years. Loving mother of Lisa Marie (Dean) Troub and Kurt. Devoted daughter of Kathleen and Joseph (deceased) Zarnay , adored sister of Paul (Deb) Zarnay , Peggy (late Nick) D'Avanzo, Jo Ellen (Bob) Strauss, Kathy (Mike) Rubino and Laura Baxter. Dear step-mother to Christine Galdorisi. sister-in-law to Roland Zimmermann and Freddy (Dolores) Zimmermann. Also, survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Lisa was an RN serving at Nesconset Nursing Center, Huntington Hills Center for Health & Rehab and Director of Nursing at Smithtown Rehabilitation and Nursing Care on LI, NY where she was devoted to the geriatric population. Upon relocating to AZ she was employed at Good Samaritan in Peoria, AZ and Life Stream, Youngstown, AZ.

Service Information

The family will receive friends at Best Funeral Services at 9380 W. Peoria Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85345 on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. Prayer service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made in Elizabeth Zimmermann's honor to the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, a cause that was close to her heart. The website is as follows: