Sister Marie Perpetua Sneeringer, S.S.J.

Sister Marie Perpetua Sneeringer, S.S.J.age 94, died July 4 at St. Joseph Villa in Flourtown.

Daughter of the late John and Marie Sneeringer, she was born in Edge Grove, Pa. and attended Sacred Heart Grade School in Conewago, Pa. and Delone High School in McSherrystown, Pa. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in September 1942 and professed her final vows in August 1950.

Sister Marie ministered in the archdioceses of Philadelphia and Washington, and in the dioceses of Allentown, Harrisburg and Wilmington.

She is the sister of Jean Steinour and the late Joseph, John Herbert, Mary Poist, Christine Wolf, Ann Luetgen and Doris Sneeringer.  She is survived by nieces, nephews and members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.

The funeral Mass was celebrated July 10 at St. Joseph Villa.

Donations in her memory may be made to St. Joseph Villa, 110 West Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031.