Sister of Mercy Janet Caufield died on Feb. 21, 2010. She was 84.
Sister Caufield entered the congregation in 1947 from St. Monica Parish in Rochester, professing her perpetual vows on Aug. 24, 1953.
For 16 years, she taught at St. Louis, Pittsford; St. Vincent DePaul, Corning; and St. Mary, Bath. Beginning in 1966, Sister Hauser worked as a missionary in Santiago, Chile, where she served for 44 years.
She is survived by her brother, John J. (Marguerite) Caufield; her sister, Sister Ann Caufield, RSM; her brother-in-law, James Quigley; her sister-in-law, Thirza Caufield; many nieces and nephews; and her sisters in the congregation.
Sister Caufield’s funeral liturgy was held at Mercy Center in Brighton, with burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sisters of Mercy, 1437 Blossom Road, Rochester, NY 14610.