A funeral Mass was offered June 17 in the chapel of St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, for Sister John Loretta Sinnott, who died June 12. She was 92 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 73 years.

A native of Utica, she taught for 56 years in schools of the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses and worked for nine years in the sewing room at St. Joseph's Provincial House. Survivors include her siblings, Helen Roberts, Veronica Przybyla, Dolores Oliver and James E. Sinnott. Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Virgins Cemetery, Latham.