A funeral Mass was offered Oct. 2 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Center, Valatie, for Brother Joseph Ruane, who died Sept. 23. He was 89 and had been a Holy Cross Brother for 71 years. A native of Scranton, Pa., he served at his order's schools in Indianapolis; Rome, Italy; Flushing, N.Y.; Maryland; and Vincentian Institute in Albany. Interment was St. Joseph's Center Cemetery, Valatie.