A funeral Mass was offered April 24 in the chapel of the Convent of Mercy, Albany, for Sister Mary Vincentia Devine, who died April 20. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 76 years.

A native of Albany, she taught at St. Patrick's School, Vincentian Institute and Bishop Maginn High School (where she was also librarian) in Albany; Our Lady of Mercy in Colonie; St. Patrick's School and Keveny Academy in Cohoes; St. John the Baptist School in Schenectady; and St. Mary's School in Waterford, where she was also principal.

Survivors include her sister, Rose Thoma. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.