Sister Noella Cavallero, BVM, 98, died December 26, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

In the Diocese of San Jose, Sister Noella taught second grade at Saint Leo the Great in San Jose, Calif. She taught elementary school in Council Bluffs, Iowa; Kealia, Kauai, Hawaii; Butte, Montana; and San Francisco and Sacramento, Calif., where she also served as principal.

She entered the BVM congregation in 1936, from Saint Brigid Parish, San Francisco. She professed First Vows in 1939, and Final Vows in 1944.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Elda Saccone. She is survived by brother-in-law, Joseph Saccone, Sr.; nieces; nephews; and the Sisters of Charity of the BVM, with whom she shared life for 81 years.