Tuesday, October 19th, 2021
Sister Adeline Mertz
Sister Adeline Mertz, 97, died peacefully on Oct. 16 at Maria Joseph Center Dayton, OH under the care of hospice.
She was born June 1924 in St. Patrick, Ohio, and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood Dayton, Ohio August 15, 1944. For 77 years she faithfully served God and His people.
Faith in God and service to others were gifts from her parents and 7 younger siblings. Sister was a contemplative who brought great love and care to those she served by food service and housekeeping throughout Ohio and Indiana, especially her 17 years at Maria Stein Retreat House in Maria Stein, Ohio.
Sister Adeline joins her parents and 6 siblings in heaven.
She is survived by her Precious Blood Community of Sisters, one brother, Patrick Mertz, nieces and nephews. She will be missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Salem Heights chapel, 4960 Salem Ave., Dayton, Ohio on Wed., Oct. 20, 2021 at 10:30 am with burial following in Salem Heights Cemetery.
Visitation begins in chapel at 9:00 am followed by Sharing of Memories at 10:00 am.
To attend services one must be fully vaccinated.
Online memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.bakerhazelsnider.com.