A funeral Mass was offered Feb. 3 St. Mary's Church, Albany, for Francis X. Houle III, who died Jan. 28. He was 61.

A native of Green Island who lived in Cohoes, he was a tax accountant for the New York State Department of Tax and Finance and a former member of the Cohoes Zoning Board.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Marie; and children, seminarian Matthew Houle of Baltimore, who is studying for the priesthood for the Albany Diocese, and Mary Elyse and Kristen Houle of Cohoes. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy.