A funeral Mass was offered March 27 at the Convent of Mercy chapel, Albany, for Sister Mary Ignatia Evon, who died March 24. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 74 years.

A native of Brockton, Mass., who grew up in Providence, R.I., she taught at Vincentian Institute and St. Patrick's, St. Joseph's, Blessed Sacrament and St. Teresa of Avila Schools, all in Albany; at St. John the Baptist School in Schenectady, St. Patrick's School in Cohoes, St. Patrick's School in Ravena and St. Mary's School in Clinton Heights; and at schools in Rhode Island; and volunteered at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center in Albany.

Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.