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Eileen Elizabeth Markenstein

July 23, 1958 ~ August 17, 2020 (age 62)

Obituary

MARKENSTEIN, Eileen Elizabeth, of Jersey City, died on Monday at the age of 62. A lifelong Jersey City resident, Eileen was a fixture in the community and loved and respected by everyone that she met. Eileen held many prominent positions throughout her life including that of Senior Vice President and Global Audit Director for Morgan Stanley. She was also President of Firma Fiduciary Risk Management Association, where she taught the legalities of fiduciary responsibility. Eileen was perhaps best known as the volunteer President of The Jersey City and Harsimus in Jersey City where she put on many charitable events for the preservation and restoration of the cemetery and the enrichment of the community. Eileen is pre-deceased by her father James Carr Sr.; her mother Ruth Carr, nee Brown; and her son Aart Philipp Markenstein IV. She leaves behind her loving husband Aart Markenstein; her brothers Thomas Carr and James Carr Jr.; her sisters Ruth Ann Harrison and Maryann Torre as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral at 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home on Saturday, August 22nd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis Church, Hoboken at 10:00 a.m. Visiting Thursday and Friday, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 20, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Evergreen Funeral Home
159 Garrison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Visitation
Friday
August 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Evergreen Funeral Home
159 Garrison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 22, 2020

8:30 AM to 9:15 PM
Evergreen Funeral Home
159 Garrison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
August 22, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Francis Church
308 Jefferson St,
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Interment following Christian Burial Mass
Saturday
August 22, 2020

11:15 AM
Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery
435 Newark Ave.
JerseyCity, NJ 07302

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