Craig Flagler Palms Funeral Home & Flagler Memorial Gardens

511 Old Kings Road South, Flagler Beach, FL


Elizabeth "Betty" Zaia

April 26, 1937August 24, 2019

Elizabeth “Betty” Zaia, 82 of Flagler Beach passed away after a sudden illness at Advent Health Orlando on August 24, 2019. She was born on April 26, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Anthony and Mary Piscopo (Turano). Betty earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Brooklyn College, she worked as a school teacher until she retired in Brooklyn N.Y. Her and her husband later moved from Staten Island NY to the Flagler Beach area. She later worked as a Teacher’s Aide at Old Kings Elementary School for several years. Betty was a wonderful homemaker who was known for her delicious dishes, she also was a talented amateur photographer who enjoyed taking all types of scenic and people photos. She also volunteered and supported many events at SMDM church. Betty will always be remembered as someone who never met a stranger. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Shriners Hospital for Children. Betty was preceded in death by her sister Mary Piscopo and brother, Frank Piscopo. Survivors include her husband of 55 years Joseph; daughter, Mary and her husband Randy Francis; granddaughter, Nicole Francis; sister, Gloria and her husband Tony Dama and many more loving relatives and friends. A visitation will be held on Wednesday August 28th, 9:30AM-11:00 AM at Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home, Flagler Beach Fl. Mass to follow at 11:30 AM at Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church, 915 Central Ave, Flagler Beach Fl. Entombment to follow the mass at Flagler Memorial Gardens.


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 28, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, August 28, 2019


Elizabeth "Betty" Zaia

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Mary Tsolakis

September 18, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sorrowful time.
Blessings to you and your family.

Mary Tsolakis & Daughter Christina

Michael and Rita Milici

August 31, 2019

Betty was such a wonderful lady , she was a loving ,delightful, warm, thoughtful lady . She was a wonderful friend , and have many happy and loving memories that we will treasure.
Betty we will miss you , with all the love you shared with us . She was a devout Catholic , and proud of her faith , she shared her faith with her friends . Always ,acknowledging God for all the Good things that had happened . She loved giving to her community, church and charities . We were so blessed to have Betty as a wonderful , loving and good friend.
Betty was a loving , devoted wife and mother, loved being with her family and friends.
Joe, you and Mary have our deepest sympathy,

Charles Francis

August 27, 2019

With deepest sympathy as you remember Betty. Betty was always a kind person to talk with. Joe and Mary you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Charlie and Sharon

Lorena Torres

August 26, 2019

May Betty rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Betty will be dearly missed. She always made us feel part of the family and welcomed us to her home. We hold those memories close to our hearts. We love you and please know we are here for you.
Family Torres

Ginny and Bern Jurgiel

August 26, 2019

Betty, you will be sorely missed. We have been friends for almost 40 years. Whenever we all (you , Joe and us) got together, your warmth always shone through.

Daniel & Marion Mulvenna

August 25, 2019


You will be greatly missed by the many, many friends you made.

Certainly, Manie and I will miss your stories and laughter.

You have completed your "walk" !

Manie & Dan