Eger was born in Bronx to Louis and Rose DeFino Principe. She worked for the New York City Board of Education until her retirement.
Eger is survived by her children, Peter (Barbara) and Louis Eger and Diane (Robert) Marrama; and three grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Principe; and brother, Anthony Principe.
Calling hours are Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Flower Funeral Home Inc., 714 Yonkers Avenue. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Annunciation Church in Crestwood. Interment at the Woodlawn Cemetery.