Rita Kearney - Trustee

Rita received her BS in Education from Trenton State College. She was a 6th Grade Math-Science teacher and taught at St. Joseph’s grade school for eighteen years. She was also the St. Joseph’s Parish Coordinator for twenty-one years.

Rita has been a part of IHNOC since 1995. Throughout her time with IHNOC she has been on the Planning Committee and a board member holding a variety of positions including Secretary, Vice President, and President.

Rita has been a Toms River resident for fifty-six years. She is the widow of NJ Superior Court Judge, William Kearney. She is a mother of four sons, grandmother of eight, and has one great-granddaughter. Rita has also served on other non-profit boards in the community.