A funeral Mass was offered Sept. 15 at DePaul Provincial House chapel, Menands, for Sister Mary Paul Combs, who died Sept. 13. She was 97 and had been a Daughter of Charity for 78 years.

A native of Philadelphia, she taught in Virginia, New York and Maryland; taught the deaf in Buffalo; and worked for 13 years with the elderly at Woodland Village in Troy.

Interment was at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.