A funeral Mass was offered March 7 in the DePaul House chapel, Menands, for Sister Patricia Coughlin, who died March 1. She was 87 and had been a Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul for 64 years.

A native of Bridgeport, Conn., she taught or was an education coordinator in New York; Massachusetts; Washington, D.C.; South Carolina, Virginia, Delaware and Connecticut, as well as Bishop McCloskey High School in Albany. She also worked in parish ministry and, for a year, with English programs in China. Interment was in St. Agnes in Cemetery, Menands.