Sister Elizabeth Ledger, S.S.J.

Sister Elizabeth Ledger, S.S.J. (formerly Sister M. Helen Anita), died Sept. 16 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown at age 90. She was in the 65th year of her religious life.

The daughter of Eugene Ledger and Helen Dugan Ledger, she attended St. Francis of Assisi Grade School in Norristown and West Catholic High School in Philadelphia. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in September 1952 and professed final vows in August 1960.

Sister Elizabeth taught in the Archdioceses of Philadelphia and Newark and the Diocese of Allentown.

Her funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 21 at St. Joseph Villa.

She was the sister of the late Sister Marie Eugene Ledger, S.S.J., and Geraldine (Theodore) Prestia. She is survived by her aunts Helen Corbo, Denise Schlosser and members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Chestnut Hill.

Donations in Sister Elizabeth’s name may be made to St. Joseph Villa, 110 West Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown PA 19131-1898.