A funeral Mass was offered Jan. 5 at St. Clement's Church, Saratoga, for Bernice Crosby Shirley, who died Dec. 23. She was 91.

A native of Syracuse, she was a teacher for youth with developmental and emotional disabilities, particularly through BOCES. Survivors include her sisters, Sister Eileen, CSJ, of Latham, and Patricia of Syracuse; and stepchildren R. Bruce of Schuylerville and Taber Rehbaum of Ester, AK. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.