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Deaths and births for the week of Dec. 19, 2016

December 24, 2016

Deaths

LOOMIS — Stephen A. Loomis, 72, of South Otselic, N.Y., died Dec. 23, 2016, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y.

JOYCE — LaVonne “Bonnie” Joyce of Cortland, N.Y., died
Dec. 20, 2016. A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, NY, 13045. Sharing and prayer service to follow.

Births

COLE — a daughter, Izabella Marie, 5 lbs. 8 oz., Nov. 15, 2016, to Travis Cole and Amanda Wood, 10 Northcliffe Road, Apt. 505, Cortland, N.Y.

December 23, 2016

Deaths

HOEFS — Robert P. Hoefs, 49, of Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, died Jan. 19, 2016, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at the K. L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, with the Rev. Peter Bush officiating. There will be no prior calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home.

PERRY — Helen Cook Perry, 99, of Sears Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 20, 2016. Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at Grace Christian Fellowship, 1250 Fisher Ave., Cortland. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery will be delayed until spring. The family will receive relatives and friends at the church from
11 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the funeral.

POWERS — Paul K. Powers, 83, of Moravia, N.Y., died Dec. 21, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in St. Matthew’s Church, Moravia. Burial will be in the spring in Sand Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the church.

TOWNSEND — Martin W. Townsend, 48, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 21, 2016, at Cortland Regional Medical Center Nursing Facility. Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a time of sharing starting to start at 1 p.m. A spring burial is planned at Glenwood Cemetery.

VANGELI — Estella “Essie” Vangeli, 91, died Dec. 21, 2016. There will be a memorial Mass at at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at St. Mary’s Church. Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear next week.

December 22, 2016

Deaths

GRIFFIS — Lamar A. Griffis, of Blodgett Mills, N.Y., died Dec. 20, 2016. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A time of sharing will be held at 11 a.m.

PEER — Martha J. Peer, 80, of Virgil, N.Y., died Dec. 20, 2016. There will be no calling hours. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

PERRY — Helen Cook Perry, 99, of Sears Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 20, 2016.A full obituary will be published Friday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

December 21, 2016

Deaths

WOOD — Ginger K. Lyon Wood, 54, of Virgil, N.Y., died Dec. 19, 2016. Services will be held at a later date.

December 20, 2016

Deaths

DeMOND — Robert C. DeMond died Nov. 3, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

DOPPEL — Elizabeth A. Doppel, 91, of Groton, N.Y., died Dec. 17, 2016. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Anthony’s Church, Groton. Spring interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton.

FOOTE — Donald M. Foote, 63, of Livermore Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Dec. 18, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.

December 19, 2016

Deaths

BALLARD — Laurel A. Ballard, 91, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Dec. 17, 2016. Memorial services will be at a later date. There will be no calling hours.

JONES — Kenneth Malcom Jones died Dec. 18, 2016. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the United Methodist Church, 7311 Collins St., Whitney Point. A funeral service will follow.

PITTSLEY — Lonnie F. Pittsley, Sr., 68, of Freetown, N.Y., died Dec. 16, 2016. There will be no calling hours or funeral services.

Last week’s death and birth notices

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