Eileen “Lee” Anne Eckman, 62, of New Providence, NJ, passed peacefully on October 2, 2021. Born in the Bronx, NY, Eileen has lived in New Providence, NJ since she was 12 years old. She was an aide at The Matheny School in Peapack, NJ for many years, retiring in 2004. Eileen was a member and very active with the New Providence Presbyterian Church. She loved knitting and taking care of family, friends and pets. She is predeceased by her parents, John and Catherine McDonald Eckman. Eileen is survived by her four siblings, Eric, Steven, Kathleen Eckman and Walter Knapp and her four nieces, Emily and Jennifer Eckman, Abigail and Katelyn Knapp. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 10 am at the New Providence Presbyterian Church, 1307 Springfield Ave. New Providence, NJ. Visiting hours will be Wednesday, 4 pm to 8 pm at the Bradley Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 299 Morris Ave. Summit, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eileen’s name may be made to. The Matheny School, 65 Highland Ave. Peapack, NJ 07977.