A funeral Mass was offered Jan. 23 in the DePaul House chapel, Menands, for Sister Jean Marie Wheeler, who died Jan. 17. She had been a Daughter of Charity for 71 years.

A native of Chicago, she was principal of St. John's Alternative Elementary School in Albany and also taught elsewhere in New York State, Pennsylvania, especially with children and adults with disabilities and challenges. Interment was in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.