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Sister Mathilda Druke, RSM
A funeral Mass was offered Jan. 16 in the chapel of the Convent of Mercy, Albany, for Sister Mathilda Druke, who died Jan. 11. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 67 years.
A native of Williamsville, Vt., she taught at St. Mary's School, Clinton Heights; St. Patrick's, Watervliet; Our Lady of Victory, St. Paul's and St. Augustine's, Troy; St. Joseph's, Rensselaer; St. Patrick's, Ravena; and St. Mary's, Gloversville, where she was also principal. She served as a director of religious education in Vermont and a pastoral associate at Immaculate Conception parish in Hoosick Falls. After retiring, she volunteered at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany.
Survivors include siblings Mary Dauphinais and Bernard of Brattleboro, Theresa Druke of Portland, Conn.; Edward of Newfane; John of Kirkville, N.Y.; and Charles of Weare, N.H. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.
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