Sister Alice Patrice McGinnis, S.S.J.

Sister Alice Patrice McGinnis, S.S.J. (formerly Margaret Mary McGinnis), died Dec. 27, 2021 at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. She was 92.

The daughter of the late Hugh Patrick and Annunziata Margaret (nee Festina) McGinnis, she attended St. Michael Grade School in Philadelphia and St. Michael Community Standard Evening High School.

In September 1949 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, and professed her final vows in 1957.

Sister Alice ministered in the archdioceses of Baltimore, Newark and Philadelphia, and the Diocese of Wilmington.

Sister of the late Hugh, Joseph, Rose and Clare, she is survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and a great-grandnephew. She is also survived by members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 5 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sister Alice’s name to Saint Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031.