A funeral Mass was offered Aug. 7 in the chapel of the Convent of Mercy, Albany, for Sister Patricia Casla, who died Aug. 4. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 65 years.

A native of Albany, she was a certified childcare technician and licensed practical nurse. She also taught at St. Margaret Mary's School, Albany; Our Lady of Victory, Troy; St. Joseph's, Scotia; Sacred Heart of Mary, Watervliet; and St. Patrick's and St. Agnes, Cohoes. She was a nurse at St. Catherine's Infant Home, in home care and at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany. At the Craft Guild in Albany, she shared with seniors a range of creative activities.

Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush.