A funeral Mass was offered Nov. 17 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Mary Sheila O'Hara, who died Nov. 12. She was 96 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 77 years.

A native of Syracuse, she taught for 51 years in schools in the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses and volunteered at St. Joseph's Provincial House.

Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery, Latham.