June 2, 2018
MERCHANT — George H. Merchant Jr., 70, of Watkins Glen, N.Y., formerly of Willet, N.Y., died May 25, 2018. Calling hours 4 to 5 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 5 p.m., June 9 at Faith Baptist Church, 1731 Route 13, Cortland. Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
May 31, 2018
BREEDS — Debra L. Breeds, 61, of Groton, N.Y., died May 27, 2018. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. June 16 at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. A celebration of her life will immediately follow at the Groton American Legion Post.
May 30, 2018
DEWEY — Edith Harris Dewey, 94, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 26, 2018. A calling hour will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Private burial will be at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
LASH — Nathan Richard Lash, 23, of Moravia, N.Y., died May 27, 2018. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia.
LEONARD — Mary Leonard, 81, of McGraw, N.Y., died May 27, 2018. There are no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.
FOSTER — Mary Agnes (Beach) Foster, 90, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 26, 2018. A joint memorial service for her and her late husband, Robert Foster, will be held at 2 p.m. June 18 at Living Word Free Methodist Church. Visitation will be held following the service at the church.
ROMANINSKY — Joseph S. Romaninsky, 76, died May 22, 2018, at home in Gouldsboro, Pa. A memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at Ann’s Choice, 30000 Ann’s Choice Way, Warminster, Pa.
May 29, 2018
BARBER — Donald L. Barber, 75, of Route 11, Homer, N.Y., died May 26, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, 14 Copeland Ave. Homer, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 US Route 11, Homer.
LAINHARDT — John Lainhardt, 78, formerly of Maine, N.Y., died May 24, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Groton Assembly of God Church. Interment will be in Maine Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton has care of arrangements.
MALISON — John C. Malison, of 164 Penguin Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died May 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. Interment will follow in Atwater Cemetery, Homer. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday.
MOREHOUSE — Gertrude E. Morehouse, 95, formerly of Johnsburg, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2018, in Ruskin, Fla. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Alexander Funeral Home, 3809 Main St., Warrensburg. A funeral service to celebrate her life will immediately follow the visitation at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Bates Cemetery, Johnsburg.