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Celeste Marie Durkee

Celeste Marie Durkee, American rehabilitation nursing director. Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse. Member Organization Nurse Executives of New Jersey, Association Rehabilitation Nurses, St. Francis Medical Center Alumni Association.

Background

  • Durkee, Celeste Marie was born on June 19, 1939 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Leo George and Mary Teresa (Harris) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Diploma, St. Francis Hospital School Nursing, 1960. Bachelor of Science, University Miami, 1963. Master of Arts, Trenton State College, 1967.

    Career

    • Staff nurse medical/surgical, Doctors' Hospital, Coral Gables, Florida, 1961-1963;instructor nursing, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, 1963-1964;teacher deaf and hard of hearing, J. Cresswell Stuart School, Willingboro, New Jersey, 1965-1966;staff nurse clinical coordinator, St. Michael's Childrens' Home, Hopewell, New Jersey, 1971-1972;director nurses, Langhorne (Pennsylvania) Gardens Nursing Home, 1973-1975;instructor nursing, Miami Valley Hospital School Nursing, Dayton, Ohio., 1976-1979;instructor nursing, Muhlenberg Hospital School Nursing, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1979-1980;nursing care coordinator, Medical Center at Princeton, New Jersey, 1980-1982;nursing care coordinator, John F Kennedy Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, New Jersey, 1982-1989;clinical director rehabilitation nursing, John F Kennedy Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, New Jersey, since 1989.

    Membership

    Member Organization Nurse Executives of New Jersey, Association Rehabilitation Nurses, St. Francis Medical Center Alumni Association.

    Connections

    • Married Charles Patrick Durkee, October 2, 1965. Children: Paul Leo, Erin Judith, Scott Douglas.
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    Died October 5, 2006
    (aged 67)