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Deaths and births for the week of Oct. 24, 2016

October 29, 2016

Deaths

FAVREAU — Leslie Lynn Bregman Favreau of Bradenton, Fla., died Oct. 23, 2016.
YERESHKIN — Yevgeniy Yereshkin, 56, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 26, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. before the service. Burial to follow Cortland Rural Cemetery.

October 27, 2016

Deaths

BROWN — Warren C. Brown, 97, of Pitcher, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2016. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at West Hill Cemetery in Sherburne. Smith Funeral Home in DeRuter is handling arrangements.

FINKELSTEIN — Sanford Finkelstein, 74, of Jupiter Fla., died Oct. 26, 2016, at the Jupiter Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

FRANKLIN — John M. Franklin, 65, of Endwell, N.Y., died Oct. 20, 2016. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. There are no services.

NEAL — Floyd M. Neal III, 60, of North Pitcher, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of South Otselic. Burial will be in North Pitcher Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

PURCHAS — Barbara M. Purchas, 81, formerly of Homer and Tully, N.Y., died Oct. 23, 2016. Calling hours will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday with a funeral service immediately following at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial to follow at Cortland Rural Cemetery.

WEAVER — Joseph A. Weaver, 74, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 24, 2016 in Cortland. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

October 26, 2016

Deaths

ADAMS —  Arla Bisaccia Adams, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2016. Her family will be celebrating her at 11 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

DITTBERNER — Margaret “Peggy” D. Dittberner, 93, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 24, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton.

NEAL — Floyd M. Neal, 60, of North Pitcher, N.Y., died Oct. 24, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

WAGNER — Marilyn “Jeanie” B. Wagner, of Marathon, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time at noon Saturday at First Baptist Church of Marathon. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.

October 25, 2016

Births

STARK — a son, Maximus David, 9 lbs. 3 oz., Oct. 13, 2016, to Nicholas Stark and Emily Rose Yaman.

Deaths

LEAR — Wayne A. Lear, 88, of Skaneateles, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2016. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles. There will be a memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

MILLER — Richard “Rich” Miller, 52, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2016. A calling hour will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday with a funeral service to begin at 11 a.m at Wright-Beard Funeral Home., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.

PIERSON — Colleen D. Pierson, 76, of Sharpsteen Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, after a recent illness at Cayuga Ridge Extended Care, Ithaca. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, with the Rev. John Iler officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the services. Burial will be in the West Groton Cemetery at a later date.

REED — Ronald William Reed, 61, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 22. A memorial mass and celebration of life will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at St. Mary’s Church, 59 N. Main St., Cortland. The mass will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., followed by a reception in the Parish Hall.

STARK — Elaine R. Stark, 81 of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2016. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at the family’s convenience.

October 24, 2016

Deaths

BEAUMONT — Thomas R. Beaumont, 65, of Locke, N.Y., died Oct. 19, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the service.

CORNELL — Oren H. Cornell, 88, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2016. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m., in the Groton Rural Cemetery.

HAMMOND — Gary Hammond, 75, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2016. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

STARK — Elaine R. Stark 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and a full obituary will run later this week. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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