Eileen Nessel (Bernstein), 62, of Viera, Fla., died Feb. 5, 2011. She grew up in Irvington and lived in Edison before moving to Florida in 2004.
Mrs. Nessel was retired as a high school teacher in Edison.
She graduated from Irvington High School in 1966 and graduated with high honors from Douglass College in 1970. She earned a master’s degree in education from Rutgers University.
She assisted her husband, Edward, with his swim coaching.
Predeceased by two sons, Matthew and Jason, she is survived by husband of 38 years; her daughter, Lee Nessel of Melbourne, Fla.; her mother, Ann Bernstein of Somerset; and two sisters, Debbie Golden of Somerset and Sharon Megdal of Tucson, Ariz. NJ.
Services were held Feb. 7 with arrangements by Florida Memorial Funeral Home.