Mendham & Peapack
Obituary of Sister Concetta Einhorn
Obituary of Sister Concetta Einhorn, SCC
Sister of Christian Charity Concetta Einhorn passed away on July 27, 2023, at Mallinckrodt Convent, Mendham, New Jersey.
Marie Evelyn Anne Einhorn was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, on April 18, 1928. Her parents, Jacob and Louise (Schuster) Einhorn, were blessed with ten children, four boys and six girls. Evelyn entered the Sisters of Christian Charity on June 9, 1944 in Mendham and began her Novitiate on August 21, 1945, receiving the name Sister Concetta. She professed her First Vows on August 21, 1947, and her Perpetual Vows on August 20, 1953.
Sister Concetta was a graduate of St. Michael School, Elizabeth, and Immaculata High School, Mendham. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Science from Marywood College (now University), Scranton, Pennsylvania.
During 52 years of ministry in the field of education, Sister Concetta served in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Florida. Her ministry in Pennsylvania included: Wilkes-Barre, (St. Ann’s and St. Nicholas); Williamsport (St. Boniface); Philadelphia (St. Aloysius, Our Lady Help of Christians and Nativity BVM); Harrisburg (St. Lawrence and Bishop McDevitt); Mountain Top (St. Jude); Kingston (Kingston Central Catholic); Pottsville (St. John the Baptist); Luzerne (Sacred Heart); Jim Thorpe (St. Joseph); Allentown (Our Lady Help of Christians); New Jersey: Rockaway (St. Cecilia); Jersey City (St. Nicholas); and Netcong (St. Michael); New York: Kingston (St. Peter); Connecticut: Kensington (St. Paul); and Florida: Winter Park (St. Margaret Mary). Many times, these ministries would include classroom teaching, as well as service as principal and superior of the convent. In later years, she transitioned into various school support staff roles.
In 1999, she came to the Motherhouse in Mendham to perform clerical tasks in the administrative offices. In 2018, she was among the Sisters to move to the new Motherhouse in Mendham, where she participated in a ministry of prayer and presence until the time of her death.
Sister Concetta is survived by many family members and the Sisters of Christian Charity. She was preceded in death by her parents and all nine of her siblings.
Visitation will be held in the Chapel of Mary Immaculate at the Motherhouse in Mendham on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. with Vespers being prayed at 4:30 p.m. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Chapel of Mary Immaculate on Wednesday, August 2 at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery on the grounds of the Motherhouse.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Sister Concetta Einhorn to the Sisters of Christian Charity, 350 Bernardsville Road, Mendham, NJ 07945, or at sccus.org/donate.
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