Sister Anna Veronica (Eleanor) Mooring, P.C.J., 86, died Dec. 10, 2012, at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus.
Sister was born Nov. 12, 1926, in Huntington, W.Va., to John and Marie (Esque) Mooring, being baptized as Grady Eleanor.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Virginia.
She is survived by her brother, John W. Mooring of Wagoner, Okla.; and sisters, Iris Lorraine Prince of Huntington, W.Va., and Alice Cokas of Canastota, N.Y.
Better known as "Sister A.V.," she was a member of the Papal Order of the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus, earning a bachelor's degree in education from Duquesne University, a master's degree in educational administration from Notre Dame and Doctorate of Ministry in pastoral counseling from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Sister's teaching career included St. Anthony, Follansbee, W.Va., Sacred Heart, Bluefield, W.Va., and St. Francis Xavier, Parkersburg, W.Va.; she served as principal at St. Anthony, Follansbee, W.Va., Prince of Peace, Lake Villa, Ill., and Parkersburg, W.Va., Catholic High School for 12 years. Following retirement, Sister continued in counseling practice until August 2002, living in Shalom Convent, Parkersburg, with Sister Mary Chantal until her death in 2003.
Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine of Siena Chapel of the Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse, 2320 Airport Drive, Columbus. Burial will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Parkersburg, W.Va.
All services entrusted to John Quint Treboni Funeral Home, 1177 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus, www.johnquint.com