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Deaths and births for the week of Nov. 13-18, 2017

Nov. 18, 2017

Deaths

CASTIMORE — Ernest Roy Castimore, 62, of Freeville, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2017.  A calling hour will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. A ccelebration of life will begin at 1 p.m.

MAY — Donald Walter May, 91, of Eaton, Ohio, and formerly of Syracuse, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.  Memorial services and inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family in Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Syracuse. 

MONROE — Deborah J. Monroe, 65, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2017. Private services will be held at the convience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.

TALBOT — John Raymond Talbot, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 13, 2017. There will be no calling hours or service of burial. There will be a celebration of life beginning at 1 p.m. Dec. 16 at Cortlanes Bowling Alley.

TEETER — Russell Teeter, 83, of 2 Mildred Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2017. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Church. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland.

SMITH — Harold A. “Smitty” Smith, 94, of Syracuse, N.Y., formerly of the Cortland area, died Nov. 13, 2017. Service and burial will be private.

RANDALL — Kathryn “Katy” O’Mara Randall, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church of Cortland. Burial will immediately follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Cortland.

Nov. 17, 2017

Deaths

BATSFORD — Laurie A. Wheelock Batsford, 47, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2017. A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, followed by interment at Cortland Rural Cemetary. There will be no calling hours.

HUNTER — Kenneth Cecil Hunter, 73, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, Va. Interment with military honors will follow at Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the service.

LILLIE — Raymond E. Lillie, 69, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 12, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A memorial service will immediately follow.

LINEHAN — Timothy Linehan, 85, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., has died. Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Church of Cortland. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Cortland. 

Nov. 16, 2017

Deaths

FORD — Janice Ford, 76, of Cayuga Street, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2017. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

GRUMMONS — Betty J. Grummons, 87, died Nov. 11, 2017. A graveside service fwill be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

Nov. 15, 2017

Deaths

FLYNN — Joyce Gareau Flynn, of Arnold, Md., formerly of Syracuse, N.Y., and Marathon, N.Y., died Nov. 9, 2017. A memorial gathering will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lasting Tributes Cremation and Funeral Care at 814 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, Md. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m.

LITTLE — Susan M. Little, 62, of Cortland, died Nov. 13, 2017. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

RICE — James R. Rice, 71, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died at his home Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

SONNACCHIO — Mr. Roberto J. Sonnacchio, 41, formerly of Cortland, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony’s Church prior to Mass.

TALBOT — John R. Talbot, 78 of Cortland, N.Y., died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

Nov. 14, 2017

Deaths

LILLIE — Raymond Lillie, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 12, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

PLUMMER — Robert “Bob” W. Plummer Jr., 70, of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2017. A celebration of his life will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Groton Assembly of God Church. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday prior to the service. 

Nov. 13, 2017

Deaths

OSTRANDER — Terry “T.O.” Ostrander Sr., 68, of Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2017. Calling hours will be 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday with a memorial service to begin 6 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. 

PLUMMER — Robert “Bob” W. Plummer Jr., 70, of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2017. A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at the Groton Assembly of God. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday prior to the services. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, has arrangements.

WEBSTER — Gloria Burgett Webster, 91, of Willoughby, Ohio, and a Cortland, N.Y., native, died Nov. 7, 2017. A memorial service is pending for after the new year.

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