A funeral Mass was offered Aug. 16 at St. Michael's Church, Troy, for Brother William Spellman, who died Aug. 10. He was 84 and had been a Brother of the Christian Schools from a young age.

A native of Brooklyn, he taught at LaSalle Institute in Troy for the past 30 years, and had also taught at Christian Brothers Academy and the LaSalle School in Albany and and Good Shepherd and Ascension Schools in New York City. He was provincial for his order's New York province from 1981-84.

Interment was in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.