By Catholic Review Staff
A funeral Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Elizabeth Hoffer was offered Nov. 3 at Villa Assumpta in Baltimore. She died Oct. 29. She was 95.
Born in Long Island, N.Y., Sister Elizabeth spent her childhood in Hungary, and returned to the U.S. as a teenager with her sister. She worked at a Long Island hospital staffed by the School Sisters, and became a candidate for the community in 1950 in Baltimore. She was given the name Sister Mary Erzsébet, Hungarian for Elizabeth. She later adopted the English version of her name.
In Baltimore, she worked in her community’s motherhouse, assisting candidates and then retired sisters, until 1978, when she moved to Philadelphia to assist at St. Peter School. She retired to Villa Assumpta in 2007, and moved to its Maria Health Care Center in 2012.
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