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Deaths and births for the week of Oct. 8-13, 2018

October 13, 2018

Deaths

BOLTON — Margarita Bolton of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 27, 2018. A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony’s Church with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

COMPAGNI — Jane Compagni, 96, formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Oct. 10, 2018. Interment will be in Florida. No memorial service is planned.

GOWER — Herbert James Gower, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Sept. 26, 2018. A celebration of life will take place in Show Low, Ariz., and Auburn, N.Y., in spring 2019.

HAFLER — Donald C. Hafler, 79, of Virgil, N.Y., died Sept. 28, 2018. There will be no services. Wright-Beard is assisting the family.

BURROWS — Victoria Lynn Ogden Burrows, 44, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Oct. 9, 2018. There are no services or calling hours. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, has arrangements.

October 12, 2018

Deaths

O’BRIEN — Terry Edward O’Brien, 55, of 438 E. Cortland St., Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 8, 2018, at home. There are no formal services or calling hours.

GRIFFIN — JoDene Richards Griffin, 72, of Ocala, Fla., died July 13, 2018. A celebration of life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 153, 91 Owego St., Cortland. There will be a private burial for family at a later time.

October 11, 2018

Deaths

FIORENTINI — Lillian “Lil” M. Fiorentini died Oct. 8, 2018. Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Services will be from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday St. Mary’s Cemetery, 4101 West Road, Cortland.

NICHOLAS — Grace E. Nicholas, 93, formerly of Cedar Street in Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 9, 2018. Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Interment will immediately follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

SNOWBERGER — James G. Snowberger, 84, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 9, 2018. Calling hours will be held 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. Saturday with services following at Groton Assembly of God, 701 S. Main St., Groton. Burial will be in Willow Glenn Cemetery, Dryden.

WALRAD — Beverly J. Walrad, 74, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 8, 2018. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.

October 10, 2018

Deaths

ATWATER — Charles Kevin Atwater Sr., 67, of Homer, N.Y., died Oct. 8, 2018. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday the Homer First United Methodist Church, 16 Cayuga St., Homer. After the service, the family will receive friends for refreshments in the church basement.

FIORENTINI — Lillian Fiorentini, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 8, 2018. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A service will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

O’BRIEN — Terry E. O’Brien, 55, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 8, 2018. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

PERRY — Lawrence E. Perry, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 8, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Grace Christian Fellowship, 1250 Fisher Ave., Cortland. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery will be private and at the convenience of the family. The family will receive relatives and friends at the church from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral Friday.

HINES — Mary Sage Hines, 92, died Oct. 4, 2018. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. before an 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday at the Heieck-Pelc Funeral Home, 42 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Venice Center Cemetery.

October 9, 2018

Deaths

ADAMS — Elsie M. Adams, 96, formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Oct. 6, 2018. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Newcomer Cremations & Funerals, North Syracuse. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

HAMILTON — Kelly Knapp Hamilton, 45, of Bridgeport, N.Y.. formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. A calling hour will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will begin at noon. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

October 8, 2018

Deaths

MCNALLY — Dorothy “Dussy” B. (King) McNally, 88, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2018. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Presbyterian Church of Cincinnatus. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church prior to the memorial service.

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