November 19, 2016
BROWN — Jaxson Brown died Nov. 16, 2016. Calling hours will be held at Wright Beard Funeral Home for friends and family from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, followed by a committal service at the Elmwood Cemetery in Preble.
SAYER — Nancy Elizabeth Cox Sayer died Oct. 31, 2016. She was born on June 15, 1922, in Rensselaer, N.Y., the daughter of Roscoe West Cox and Ina Hevenor Barlow Cox. A memorial for immediate family is planned for early January.
November 18, 2016
COOPER — Charles “Mickey” Cooper, 78, of Lake Como Road, died Nov. 16, 2016, at home. Calling hours will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, with a funeral service to begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y. 13045. A reception will be held at the Port Watson Mini-Conference Center, Cortland. Private burial will be at the Cortland Rural Cemetery at a later time.
HENRY — Kenneth L. Henry Jr., 52, of Cincinnatus, died
Nov. 17, 2016, at his residence. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y. 13045. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. Burial will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
NOBLES — Stanley H. Nobles, 82, of Groton, died Nov. 11, 2016. A toast and memorial will be held at the Groton American Legion on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, from 3 to 5 p.m. All are welcome.
November 17, 2016
MOORE — Kathleen Marquis Moore, 89, of Ithaca, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
SIPE — Ernest A. Sipe, 86, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 15, 2016. A time of sharing will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, NY 13045.
STEWART — Janis Elaine Stewart, 65, died Nov. 1, 2016. Friends are invited to call from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
ROCHAT — Thomas E. Rochat, 59, of 610 Virgil Creek Road, died Nov. 14, 2016. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. The family will receive friends and family from 12 p.m. until the funeral at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Virgil Rural Cemetary. A celebration of life and dish to pass will be held at the Virgil Methodist Church following the burial.
November 16, 2016
BROWN — James. G. Brown, 80, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Community Restaurant, Main Street, Cortland.
HOUCK — Sharon M. Duff Houck, 67, of Sprouls Rd., Summerhill, N.Y., died Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, following a lengthy illness. Services will be at the convenience of the family. In keeping with Sharon’s wishes there are no calling hours.
NICHOLS — Edward W. Nichols, 95, of Killawog, N.Y., died Nov. 8, 2016. At Edwards’ request, funeral services are to be private. Arrangements are under direction of Nichols Funeral Home,
7323 119th St., Whitney Point, NY 13862. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.nicholsfuneral.com.
O’DELL — Jonathan W. O’Dell, 54, of Savona, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2016. The family will be present to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Harvest Baptist Church, 7568 NY-54, Bath, NY 14810, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday with a memorial service to follow at the church.
RICCARDI — Rosanne Riccardi, 60, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 6, 2016. Funeral services and burial will be private and held at the convenience of family.
ROCHAT — Thomas E. Rochat, 59, of Virgil, died Nov. 14, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Friends are invited to call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. A full obituary will follow.
WAKULA — Sheila E. Wakula, 75, of Owego, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2016. A memorial service and celebration of Sheila’s life will be held at noon Saturday at the Jenksville United Methodist Church.
November 15, 2016
HATFIELD — Roscoe J. “Rocky” Hatfield, 77, of Mill Stream Court, Moravia, N.Y., died Nov. 10, 2016. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Country Music Park, Cortland.
SCHIRMEISTER — Melinda Myra Schirmeister, 70, of Cortland, N.Y., and a longtime resident of Jacksonville, Fla., died Nov. 11, 2016.
November 14, 2016
CHAVOUSTIE — Seth David Chavoustie, 28, of McGraw, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2016. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Cortland.
SUTTON — Susan P. Sutton 73, formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 12, 2016. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday with a funeral service immediately following at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Burial to follow Glenwood Cemetery Homer.
WENTWORTH — Pauline Lee Wentworth, 88, died Nov. 5, 2016, in Zephyrhills, Fla. A private graveside service will be held.