A funeral Mass was offered Jan. 19 in the chapel of the Convent of Mercy, Albany, for Sister Marie Matthews, who died Jan. 14. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 66 years.

A native of Albany, she taught at St. Agnes School and Keveny High School, Cohoes; Sacred Heart of Mary, Watervliet; Catholic Central High, Troy; and St. Joseph's, Mercy High and Maria College, all in Albany. She served in other ministries at Maria College and at St. Augustine's parish, Troy, and was executive director of Arbor House in Albany.

Survivors include siblings Emily Jordan and Theodore of Florida and George of Glenmont. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.