A funeral Mass was offered June 23 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Mary Ronan Creedon, who died June 17. She was 89 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 69 years.

A native of Little Falls, she worked as a clerk for the Cherry Burrell Corporation before entering religious life and, as a sister, taught for nearly 30 years in schools in Utica, Albany, Binghamton, Syracuse, Little Falls, Saratoga and Johnson City. She then worked as a parish minister, cook and sacristan and became a certified home health aide, serving at St. Joseph's Provincial House for more than 15 years.

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