Born in New York City, she was the daughter of Rose Mary Auert Sommer and John F Sommer. Sister Elizabeth, also known as Sister Veronica, entered the Ursuline Order in Beacon, NY in 1951 and professed her vows in January 1954.
She spent much of her life as a teacher at St. Philip Neri Parochial School, Our Lady of Mercy Parochial School and the Academy of Mount St. Ursula all located in the Bronx.
Sr. Elizabeth is predeceased by her parents and brothers, Dr. Robert Sommer, MD and Dr. John Sommer, DDS. She is survived by her loving Ursuline Community, her devoted sisters-in –law and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Visitation will be May 29th from 2:30 – 5:30 pm at the Ursuline Province Center, 1338 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY, 10804. There will be a prayer service at 4:00 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated May 30th at 11:00 am in the Convent Chapel followed by burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Donations in Sr. Elizabeth’s name may be made to the Ursuline Sisters Retirement Fund at the North Ave address.
Lloyd Maxcy and Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.