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Deaths and births for the week of Nov. 5-11, 2018

November 10, 2018

Deaths

BALDASSARRE — Kenneth R. Baldassarre, 80, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 8, 2018. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

FERRIS — Sam (Salem) Ferris, 81, of Daytona Beach, Fla., a native of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 6, 2018. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Nov. 27 at St. James Catholic Church, Cazenovia, N.Y.

HAMILTON — Leon “Chuck” Hamilton, 67, died Oct. 30, 2018. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Virgil Cemetery. A celebration of his life will follow from 5 to 8 p.m. at the VFW on Main Street in Cortland.

HUBBARD — Sally Mae (Reid) Hubbard, 81, of Norwich, N.Y., and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 7, 2018. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday with a memorial service at 1 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, 1659 Cortland St., DeRuyter. Interment will take place at the DeRuyter Cemetery after the service.

ROBERTS — Penny Stewart Roberts, 59, of Marathon, N.Y., died Nov. 9, 2018. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Perkin’s Funeral Home, Dryden, N.Y. A memorial service will immediately follow. Burial will follow at Marathon Rural Cemetery.

November 9, 2018

Deaths

JOHNSON — Eleanor C. Johnson, 84, of Plant City, Fla., and a native of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2018.

November 8, 2018

Deaths

DUCA — William C. Duca, 90, of Cortland, died Nov. 7, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. The Duca family will be present to receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday prior to services in the funeral home chapel. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

PHENES — The Rev. Robert “Bob” Phenes of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 6, 2018. A calling hour will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Burial will be private.

SPRINGER — Ruth Jennison Springer died Nov. 7, 2018. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, followed by interment at Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Monday prior to the funeral service.

November 7, 2018

Deaths

GAST — J. Arthur Gast of Mariposa died Sunday at his home. There will be a memorial service and celebration of life at
11 a.m. Saturday at the South Otselic United Methodist Church, with Pastor Carl Johnson officiating. Calling hours will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. A luncheon will be served by the church following the service. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter.

YAXLEY — Marion Hotaling Yaxley, 92, of Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 4, 2018. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Saint Margaret’s Church of Homer, with a memorial mass to take place at 11 a.m. at the church.

JOHNSON — Eleanor C. Johnson, 84, of Plant City, Fla., born in Groton, N.Y., on Feb. 24, 1934, died Nov 5, 2018. Expressions of condolence at HopewellFuneral.com.

NEWTON — Harold B. Newton, 86, of Pharsalia, N.Y., died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at his daughter’s home in Syracuse, N.Y. The family will be present to receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y., from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the South Otselic United Methodist Church, with his pastor, the Rev. Carl Johnson and Jeanne Angell officiating. Burial will be in Wayside Rest Cemetery, Pharsalia, at a later date.

SHATTELL — Donna M. Shattell, 64, Syracuse, N.Y., died. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at Holy Cross Church in Dryden, N.Y. Burial following in St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Groton, N.Y. There will also be a memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Our Lady of Hope Church in Syracuse, N.Y.

November 6, 2018

Deaths

OLDS — Dorothy S. Olds, 96, of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2018. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery.

PSCHIRRER — Richard J. Pschirrer, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 4, 2018. Calling hours will be 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday with the funeral immediately following at 11 a.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.

SCHLOOP — Frederick B. Schloop Jr., 89, formerly of Lowville, N.Y. died Nov. 4, 2018. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Lowville United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Brantingham Cemetery. Calling hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Iseneker Funeral Home Inc., Lowville.

YAXLEY — Marion H. Yaxley, of Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 4, 2018. Arrangements will be announced when complete by Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.

November 5, 2018

Deaths

MOREHOUSE — Sharon A. (Connelly) Morehouse, 77, of McGraw, NY, died Nov. 3, 2018. There are no services. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.

NEWTON — Harold B. Newton, 86, of Pharsalia, N.Y., died Sunday, Nov. 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY.

OLDS — Dorothy S. Olds, 96, formerly of Dryden, died Nov. 3, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

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