Sister of St. Joseph Eleanor Mary Bringenberg died July 6 at Saint Joseph Villa in Flourtown. She was 91.
The daughter of the late Lawrence and Eleanor (McGinley) Bringenberg, she attended Holy Infancy Grade School and Bethlehem Catholic High School.
Sister Eleanor ministered in the Dioceses of Allentown and Harrisburg, and in the Archdioceses of Baltimore and Philadelphia.
She was the sister of Rita Kent and the late Lawrence, Leonard, Vincent, Carl, Thomas, Frederick, Paul and Trudy Bringenberg.
Sister Eleanor is also survived by the members of her religious congregation.
A funeral Mass was celebrated July 29 and livestreamed from the St. Joseph Villa website.
Memorial donations may be made in Sister Eleanor’s name to St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031.
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