Eileen J. (Nilan) Streiter, formerly of Montclair, died in Boca Raton, Fla., on Aug. 25, 2020, in the loving care of her husband, Dr. Edwin Streiter, after a nearly two-year fight with cancer. She was 72.
Born on the Fourth of July in 1948, she was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School and Caldwell College for Women.
Mrs. Streiter spent most of her career as the assistant to Dr. Pier Mancuso-Ungaro in Montclair, prior to moving to Florida and marrying.
She and her husband shared passions for exotic travel, photography, patients, family and friends.
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Mrs. Streiter was affiliated with St. Jude’s Catholic parish in Boca Raton and pursued her journey to truth and light through the Carmelites.
In addition to her husband and her stepson, Michael, she is survived by her siblings, Thomas Nilan Jr. (Kathleen), John Nilan (Kathy), Jeanne Michalov (Daniel), Mary Degnan (Timothy), Peter Nilan (Joan), and Joseph Nilan (Pamela), 16 nephews and nieces, and nine grand-nephews and grand-nieces.
Mrs. Streiter was predeceased by her parents, Deacon Thomas Nilan and Doreen Nilan of St. Cassian’s parish, and her younger brother, Kevin.
Donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.