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Sister Eleanor Zampese, 85, formerly Sister Eleanor Michael, a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, died at Saint Joseph Healthcare and Rehab Center, Cedar Grove, on Friday, November 27th. Sister Eleanor was born in Clifton, New Jersey, the daughter of Anthony and Norma (Lammori) Zampese. She entered the Sisters of Charity on September 6, 1963 and was a member for 57 years. Sister Eleanor graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey with a B.S. degree in Medical Technology and from Long Island University, Long Island, New York with a M.S. degree in Biology. She served in the health ministry in New Jersey and New York. She served as Medical Technologist both at All Souls Hospital, Morristown and St. Joseph Hospital, Paterson as well as at UMDNJ, Piscataway. She was also a Microbiologist at Roche Laboratories, Raritan. Sister Eleanor served at St. Mary's Hospital, Passaic in various roles: as a Laboratory Administrator, as Vice President for Mission Services, Pastoral Associate and as a volunteer. She was also a volunteer at Saint Joseph's Health, Paterson. She is survived by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, her sister, Sister Lois, of the Religious Teachers Fillippini and many cousins, nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Norman Zampese. Sister Eleanor will be remembered as a loyal friend, quiet with a welcome spirit. Her love of the Eucharist and daily Mass were evident to all who knew her. She was known for her determination that carried through her dreams and goals. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Sisters of Charity Development Fund, P.O. Box 476, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0476 would be greatly appreciated.
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Funeral Mass

DEC 2. 11:00 AM (ET) Holy Family Chapel at St. Elizabeth College 2 Convent Road Convent Station, NJ 07961


Holy Family Cemetery of the Sisters of Charity 25 Convent Road Convent Station, NJ 07961