A funeral Mass was offered March 10 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Agnes Rose Burton, who died March 5. She was 88 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 66 years.

A native of Schenectady, she taught for 17 years in schools of the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses and then, for 31 years, served at The College of Saint Rose in Albany as coordinator for internships in state and local governments, a history instructor, an associate professor of political science and vice president of the alumni association. In 2003, she received the title of professor emeritus.

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