Eva Eisen, Long-time Port Washington Resident, Dies

Eisen, whose son founded the rock band Kiss, was 88.

Eva Eisen, active in the Port Washington community, died on Sept. 29 in Los Angeles. She was 88.

Having escaped Nazi Germany, Eisen moved to New York in 1939 as a teenager; she later settled in Port Washington with her husband William Eisen, according to her obituary in Newsday.

Eisen’s son, Paul Stanley, founded the rock band Kiss, and wrote many of the group’s most popular hits.

Eisen had worked as the office manager at the Port Jewish Center, and volunteered at North Shore Hospital Thrift Shop in Manhasset, a local soup kitchen, and for the Democratic National Committee, according to Newsday.

For more details about Eisen's life, see this story in Newsday. 


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