A funeral Mass was offered Dec. 30 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Rose Margaret Noonan, who died Dec. 24. She was 96 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 79 years.

A native of Glens Falls, she taught for 32 years at schools in the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses, including St. Joseph's School and Catholic Central High School, Troy; St. Mary's Institute and Bishop Scully High School, Amsterdam; St. Mary's School, Hoosick Falls; St. Mary's Academy, Glens Falls; St. Mary's School, Hoosick Falls; and St. Francis de Sales School, Herkimer. She also served on the staff of Catholic Charities in the Syracuse Diocese and in leadership for the Sisters of St. Joseph. For 34 years, she was a pastoral assistant at two parishes in the Syracuse Diocese, retiring in 2011 at age 93.

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