A funeral Mass was offered Feb. 3 in the chapel at St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Catherine Doyle, who died Jan. 23. She was 86 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 69 years.

A native of Gloversville, she taught for 31 years in schools of the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses, including St. Joseph's, St. Peter's and Sacred Heart, all in Troy; St. Joseph's, Fort Edward; St. Columba's and St. Luke's, Schenectady; and St. Mary's, Hoosick Falls. She was novice director for the Sisters of St. Joseph, did pastoral care in Syracuse and at St. Mary's Health Care, Amsterdam, and was a parish minister in Syracuse.

Survivors include her siblings, Sheila Tiernan, Francis and Lawrence. Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery, Latham.