A funeral Mass was held Sept. 18 at the Convent of Mercy chapel, Albany, for Sister M. Elizabeth McDaniel, who died Sept. 15. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 70 years.

A native of Auburndale, Mass., she taught at St. Patrick's School, Ravena; St. Patrick's and Sacred Heart of Mary, Watervliet; St. Mary's, Ballston Spa; St. Joseph's, Rensselaer; and St. Joseph's, Scotia. She also did pastoral ministry at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady and at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Center, where she was the first extraordinary minister appointed by the Diocese to serve in a hospital. Later, she did pastoral outreach in Watervliet.

Survivors include siblings John of Albany and Mary Ann Green of Glens Falls. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.