A memorial Mass was offered Aug. 3 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister Jeanne Pierre Mittnight, who died July 28. She was 98 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 78 years.

A native of Brooklyn, she taught for 14 years in high schools of the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses, spent 18 years as an English professor at The College of Saint Rose in Albany and then served for 28 years as a teacher and chaplain at Albany County Jail, retiring at age 84.

Survivors include a brother, Robert, of Stephentown. Sister Jeanne donated her remains for medical education and research through the Anatomical Gift Program at Albany Medical College.