A funeral Mass was offered Oct. 8 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Catherine Bede Rupprecht, who died Oct. 5. She was 95 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 78 years.

A native of Green Island, she taught Latin, French and religion in schools of the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses for 53 years. She was also superior at St. Joseph's Provincial House and worked in parish and community service in Watervliet and Schenectady. Survivors include a sister, Virginia Fitzgerald, of Troy. Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery, Latham.