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Death and birth notices for the week of Oct. 2-7, 2017

Oct. 7, 2017

Deaths

WIGHTMAN — Kelly J. Wightman, 47, of Lincklaen, N.Y., died Oct. 4, 2017. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Oct. 6, 2017

Deaths

BURNS — Dale K. Burns, 65, of Blodgett Mills, N.Y., died Oct. 4, 2017. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with arrangements.

MCCLOY — Patricia McCloy, 69, of Summerhill, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2017. Calling hours 10 a.m. to noon, Oct. 14, at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Graveside services to follow.

ROCKWELL — Gerald W. Rockwell (Jerry), 81, a native of Summerhill, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2017. Memorial service 1 p.m., Oct. 21, at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton. Interment will follow in the Groton Rural Cemetery.

Oct. 5, 2017

Deaths

CURLEW — Marion D. Curlew, 101, of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2017. A graveside service will be held at a later date for and at the convenience of the family.

POTTER — Lenna R. Potter, 99, of Truxton, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2017. A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Truxton Cemetery. Calling hours will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.

Oct. 4, 2017

Deaths

BANNER — Marion Marie Banner, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2017. Calling hours are from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 734 state Route 222, Cortland.

McCLOY — Patricia A. McCloy, 69, of Locke, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2017. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Graveside services will follow at Cortland Rural Cemetery. A full obituary will run later this week.

Oct. 3, 2017

Deaths

BANCROFT — Malcolm E. Bancroft, 80, of King Ferry, N.Y., died Oct. 1, 2017. A celebration of life for family and friends will be announced for a future date.

BANNER — Marion M. Banner, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2017. A complete obituary will follow. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

McCLOY — Patricia A. McCloy, 69, of Locke, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2017. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Graveside services will follow at Cortland Rural Cemetery. A full obituary will run later this week

RYAN — Dorothy L. Ryan, 63, of Route 41, Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Sept. 28, 2017. There are no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

WARNER — Kenneth E. Warner, 87, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. There are no calling hours.

Oct. 2, 2017

Deaths

EVANGELISTA — Alexander A. Evangelista, 64, of Cortland, died Sept. 29, 2017. Calling hours will be 9 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday with a funeral service to begin at 11 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. Burial will immediately follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

KING — Francis E. “Frank” King, 93, of Cortland, died Sept. 30, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. Service to start at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

LEACH — Rebecca Thurston Leach, 77, formerly of Dryden, died Sept. 26, 2017. Services will be held in mid-October in Freeville at Covenant Love Community Church.

OSSIT — Charles H. Ossit, 78, of Cortland, died Sept. 29, 2017. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will be private. A celebration of life will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Cortland Elks Lodge.

YAGER — Charles “Yogi” J. Yager, 74, of Pitcher, died Sept. 30, 2017. Calling hours from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the United Presbyterian Church of Cincinnatus.

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