Marie Hall Eisinger, 86, a former federal employe and teacher in the D.C. Public Schools who was a longtime area resident, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 25 in her home in Washington.

She was a rector's aide at St. Alban's Parish, and a member of the Washington Club and the Chevy Chase Country Club.

Mrs. Eisinger was graduated from a teachers college in her native Wheeling, W.Va., before moving here during World War I. During the war, she worked for the War Department. She was a teacher at the E.V. Brown Elementary School from 1923 to 1926.

She was the widow of Roger W. Eisinger Sr., a retired lumber company executive and member of the Washington chapter of the Explorers Club, who died in 1978.

Mrs. Eisinger had accompanied her husband to trips in Antarctica, Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Survivors include three sons, Roger W. Jr., of Potomac, Donald L., of Frederick, and Richard H., of Annapolis; two daughters, Elizabeth Guevara of Washington, and Margaret Logan of Seattle, Wash.; two sisters, Augusta O'Brien of Naples, Fla., and Anna Lee Kern of Charleston, W.Va.; a brother, Joseph P. Hall of Buckhannon, W.Va.; 18 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.