ADVERTISEMENT

Deaths and births for the week of Feb. 20-25, 2017

February 25, 2017

Deaths

LEWIS — Janice L. Lewis, 86, of Freeville, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2017, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Graveside services will be announced at a later date.

February 24, 2017

Deaths

RANGE — Rose Sepe Range, 86, died Feb. 22, 2017. Calling hours are from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday with funeral services at 12:15 p.m. at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

PETRIE — Shirley Petrie, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2017. Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will follow visitation. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Canastota.

February 23, 2017

Deaths

DEYS — Margaret (Ludwig) Deys, 68, of Endwell, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2017. A remembrance gathering is planned from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Jonathan’s Restaurant, 534 Hooper Road, Endwell.

JEHU — Ellen B. Jehu, 73, of McLean, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2017, at Cayuga Medical Center after a short illness. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, with Pastor Don Coole officiating.

WAGNER — Martha M. Wagner, 92, died Feb. 21, 2017, at the Crown Park Nursing Home in Cortland, N.Y. There will be no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. is assistance the family.

February 22, 2017

Deaths

BROWN — Daren H. Brown Sr. passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, with his family by his side. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A calling hour will be held from 2 to 3 p.m.

HODGE — Mary Jane Hodge of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 16, 2017. Services will be held Sunday at The Eagles Club at 711 W. Clinton Street, Ithaca, behind Wegman’s. Calling hours will be from 2 to 3 p.m. with a family-friendly service at 3:00, which will include desserts.

MOON — Philip I. Moon, 66, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. In lieu of traditional funeral services, Phil’s family will honor his memory with a celebration of his life this coming spring.

February 21, 2017

Deaths

AUSTIN — Robert S Austin, 41, of Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 23, 2017, at the Wright Beard Funeral Home, with services to follow, conducted by Pastor John Hartman. Private burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

FOSTER — Glenn Rowley Foster, 93, of Tully, N.Y., passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Iroquois Nursing Home. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. March 18 at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully. A gathering of family and friends will take place following the funeral home service at the Tully Community Church, 5872 Meetinghouse Road, Tully.

LAGO — Lena C. Lago, 91, of Cortland, died Feb. 19, 2017, at the Cortland Park Nursing Center. Calling hours will be from
10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, with a funeral service to begin at noon at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

MUSCI — David A. Musci, 68, of Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 17, 2017, at Buffalo General Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y., 13045. There will be no services.

OLSON — Claudia Rosa Olson, 64, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 17, 2017, with family by her side at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

PETZOLD JR. — Mr. Phillip E. Petzold Jr., 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Cortland Regional Medical Center.The family will be present to receive friends and family from
3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, N.Y. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of family. Prayers of committal will take place privately in Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, N.Y.

VERDOW — George E. VerDow, 64, of Tully, N.Y., died Feb. 17, 2017. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, with a service at 7 p.m. at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully.

February 20, 2017

Deaths

BUSH — Gurdon W. Bush, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2017. Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the spring.

VAN BENSCHOTEN — Sandra “Sandy” Louise (Rockwell) Van Benschoten of King Ferry, N.Y. (and formerly of Ithaca, N.Y.,), died Feb. 14, 2017. A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. May 20 at the King Ferry/Treleaven Winery in King Ferry.

%d bloggers like this: