A funeral Mass was offered Dec. 5 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Jean Veronica Fitzgerald, who died Nov. 29. She was 88 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 66 years.

A native of Syracuse, she taught in schools in the Syracuse and Albany Dioceses, including St. Patrick's School and Catholic Central High School, Troy; St. Mary's Academy, Glens Falls; St. Mary's Institute, Amsterdam; and Saratoga Catholic High School. Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery, Latham.