A funeral Mass was offered Jan. 5 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Mary Rehfuss, who died Dec. 27. She was 85 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 61 years.

A native of Albany, she taught chemistry for 30 years at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, chairing the physical sciences department, then ministered in adult spirituality for 20 years at St. Patrick's parish, Albany.

Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery, Latham.