A funeral Mass was offered May 1 in the chapel of the Convent of Mercy, Albany, for Sister Alice Mary Marcelle, who died April 24. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 62 years.

A native of Whiting, Vt., she taught religious education at St. James parish, North Creek, and Sacred Heart, Sidney; she also taught the primary grades at St. Joseph's School in Scotia, Annunciation in Ilion, St. Patrick's in Watervliet, Watervliet Catholic Elementary and St. Teresa of Avila in Albany. Later, she was a receptionist at McAuley Residence in Albany.

Survivors include her sisters, Helen Lockrow of Kingston and Catherine Barnett of San Diego. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.