White Blossoms

Eileen L. Nimon

December 1, 1929 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 91)


Eileen L. Nimon, 91, of Lincroft, passed away on February 12, 2021 at home surrounded by her family.  She was born in Jersey City, NJ, to the late Charles and Bertha (Dickel) Hertlein.  She married her high school sweetheart, Bob, at Camp Pendleton, CA, before he left to serve in the Korean War.  They moved to Lincroft in 1954 and lived there for 45 years.  After retirement, they moved to Bradenton, FL for 20 years, returning to NJ just 3 years ago.  Eileen worked as the Bookkeeper for St. Leo the Great School for 25 years.  She was an active member of the parish, serving in the Rosary Altar Society.  She was a member of the Lincroft Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and PTA President at Red Bank Catholic High School.  In Florida, she was a beloved member of St. Joseph's parish and the “Panera Breakfast Club”.  She enjoyed “card game” night with her friends, beach days with her children, Summer vacations to Wildwood Crest, and day trips all over the area with her family.  She loved to travel, read mystery novels, bake cookies and complete crossword puzzles.  

She is predeceased in death by her children-Mary Elizabeth, Chuck and Nancy- and her siblings, George and Virginia.

She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Deacon Bob Nimon, and her adoring children, Michael and his wife Tracy, and Jennifer and her husband Gonzales, her cherished Grandsons: Domenico and Antonio and her spoiled Granddogs: Kayce, Cara, Lily and Pepper.  A special thanks to the Staff at DaVita Dialysis Kidney Care Center in Middletown and her Caregivers, Debbie and Christine.

Visitation will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ  07701 on Sunday February 14, 2021 from 3-6PM.  A Mass of Catholic Burial will be held at St. Leo the Great Church in Lincroft on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 10:15AM.

To access Eileen’s Funeral Mass live on Monday February 15, 2021 from 10:15 - 11:15 am use the link below 


A future Celebration of Eileen’s beautiful life will be planned in true “Summer Splash” fashion when we can once again gather safely.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Eileen’s memory to St. Leo the Great Social Concerns Ministry, 50 Hurleys Lane, Lincroft, NJ 07738 or St. Joseph’s Church Food Pantry, 704 33rd Ave, Bradenton, FL  34205.

Please visit Eileen’s memorial website available at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com

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February 14, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
John E. Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Avenue
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701

Mass of Christian Burial
February 15, 2021

10:15 AM
St. Leo the Great RC Church
50 Hurley's Lane
Lincroft, NJ 07738

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