A funeral Mass was offered Oct. 12 in the chapel of the Convent of Mercy, Albany, for Sister Mary Christopher Letzelter, who died Oct. 8. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 73 years.

A native of Rensselaer, she taught at numerous schools in the Albany Diocese, including St. Teresa of Avila, St. Patrick's, Vincentian Institute, Bishop Maginn and Blessed Sacrament, all in Albany; St. Agnes and St. Patrick's in Cohoes; St. Joseph's and St. John's in Rensselaer; St. Mary's in Clinton Heights; St. Mary's in Waterford; Holy Spirit in East Greenbush; and St. Mary's in Ballston Spa. She also ministered at Community Maternity Services in Albany.

Survivors include a brother, Ronald. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.