A funeral Mass was offered Dec. 29 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Patricia Coyne, who died Dec. 23. She was 87 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 65 years.

A native of Flushing, she taught in the Albany, Syracuse and Hololulu Dioceses and served in Kyoto, Japan. Survivors include a brother, John, of Tom's River, N.J. Interment was at Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery, Latham.