Beatrice P. Einstein

Einstein, Beatrice P., 99, died Friday, August 27, 2021 at South County Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Harry Einstein. Born in New Brunswick NJ, a daughter of the late Samuel and Ethel (Fleishman) Pincus, she lived in Springfield NJ for many years before moving to Kingston RI in 1996.

She was a civic leader of her community her entire life. Beatrice was the President of the Springfield NJ League of Women Voters and a member of the League’s State Legislative Committee. She was a member of Congregation Beth David in Narragansett RI, and a former member of Temple Poile Zedek in New Brunswick NJ where she worked to save the synagogue by having it listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Always passionate about her community, Beatrice volunteered teaching English to foreign-born Holocaust survivors, recorded audiobooks for the blind in New Jersey and New York, and was co-chair of the Springfield NJ Drug Abuse Commission. She was also the volunteer president and CEO of the Springfield NJ Senior Citizens Housing Authority where she oversaw design, construction, and tenant selection of community housing. Beatrice was president of the sisterhood of Congregation Emanuel in Roselle NJ, and was Chair of the Springfield New Library Committee, where she succeeded in persuading the township to relocate and build a new library.

Devoted mother of Ned Einstein of New York City, Beth Casagrande and her husband, Richard, of Kingston. Dear sister of the late Jack and George Pincus and the late Freda Gordon. Loving grandmother of Lindsey, David and Julia. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in New Fernwood Cemetery, 2391 Kingstown Rd., Kingston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to The Blue Card (, which provides assistance to Holocaust survivors, or Yad Ezrah (, offering a wide variety of charitable services to the needy in Israel. Shiva will be for friends and family outdoors in the garden at Beth’s home after the service.

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