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Deaths and births for the week of June 18-23, 2018

June 23, 2018

Deaths

PEAK — A celebration of life for James Peak, who passed away April 18, 2018, will be held today from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dark Horse Tavern. All are invited to share in his life.

June 22, 2018

Deaths

BURNS — Jymie D. Burns, 62, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 19, 2018. There are no services scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.
PEAK — A celebration of life for James Peak, who passed away April 18, 2018, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Dark Horse Tavern in Cortland. All are invited to share in his life.
PERFETTI — Earland J. “Butch” Perfetti, 75, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 6, 2018. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

June 21, 2018

Deaths

CHAYKA — Pauline A. Chayka, 94, died June 17, 2018. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.  

DOANE — Edith Doane, 90 of Ponce Inlet, Fla., died June 13, 2018. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Wright-Beard Funerla Home is handling arrangements.
 

June 20, 2018

Deaths

GRANT — Jane Grimm Grant, 87, of Fort Myers, Fla., died Nov. 15, 2017. A funeral Mass was celebrated at Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church in Denver in December. A private burial ceremony and the Rite of Committal will be July 7 at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland. A memorial reception will follow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cortland Country Club. All are welcome.

WESTFALL — Richard A. “Smiley” Westfall, 81, of Dryden, N.Y., died June 18. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

June 19, 2018

Deaths

ALLEN — Letha Allen, 37, died June 8, 2018. Celebration of life was held on Saturday. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

DUFFY — Patrick Gavin Duffy, 42, died June 16. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 22, at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 48 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. There will be a reception to celebrate Patrick’s life and spirit following the service at the Center for the Arts at 72 S Main St, Homer, NY.

JOYCE — Edward R. Joyce, Jr., 66, of Cortland died June 13, 2018. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. is assisting the family with
arrangements.

June 18, 2018

Deaths

DeMUNN — Kenneth Allen DeMunn, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 9, 2018. Calling hours will be 1 to 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. A luncheon will follow at Uncle Louie’s Restaurant, Tompkins Street, Cortland.

EATON — Donald R. Eaton, 80, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 16, 2018. There are no formal services.

PRUGH — Frank Clyde Prugh III, 71 of Freeville, N.Y., died June 14, 2018. Calling hours will be from 3 to p.m. Wednesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home immediately following calling hours.

SEAGER — Theodore Francis Seager, 77, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 15, 2018. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A graveside service will follow at 1:45 p.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, Blodgett Mills.

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