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Alena Estain Zimmerman

March 27, 1927 ~ October 27, 2019 (age 92)

Alena G. Estain Zimmerman, passed away, on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at the age of 92. Beloved wife, of 66 years, of the late John E. Zimmerman, Sr. Loving mother of Johnnie Z. Fink (husband Robert), Mary Z. Fink (husband Achille), John E. Zimmerman, Jr. (wife Kimber), the late Lillian Z. Turner and the late Melvina Z. Ohler (husband William). Sister of the late Albert Estain, Cloiemos E. Darby, Margaret E. Ingulia, Leverett Estain, Frank Estain, and Russell Estain. She was grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 20 and great-great-grandmother of 4. A native of Metairie, LA and lifetime resident of New Orleans and Covington. She was a waitress of Brunings Restaurant in West End Park, retiring after 46 years of service. Special thanks to the staff at Forest Manor Nursing Home and St. Catherine’s Hospice. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Greenwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park. Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online, at

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