A funeral Mass was offered Nov. 27 at St. Joseph's Center, Valatie, for Brother John Kuchenbrod, who died Nov. 24. He was 85 and had been a Holy Cross brother for 60 years.

A native of the Bronx, he taught art in Holy Cross schools in Massachusetts, Louisiana, Texas, Ohio, California, Connecticut and Rome, Italy. Survivors include siblings Rosemary, Rita and Christian. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Valatie.