December 20, 2014
FERRO — Shaun Ferro died Dec. 16, 2014, in Hammond, Louisiana. A celebration honoring Shaun’s life was held at Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home on Thursday in Hammond, Louisiana.
KELLOGG — Luella McCarty Kellogg, 78, died Dec. 18, 2014. There will be no services.
SCHMIDT — Carolyn A. Schmidt, 63, of McGraw, New York, died Dec. 18, 2014, at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. Funeral services will be held at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw, at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in McGraw Cemetery at a later date. Calling hours will be Monday at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until the start of the funeral services.
YACONO — Joseph (Joe) J. Yacono Jr., 83, of Brandon, Florida and formerly of Cortland, New York, died Dec. 11, 2014, at his home. Memorial services and burial will be private.
December 19, 2014
No births or deaths reported
December 18, 2014
HERSEY — Franklin H Hersey Jr., 85 , formerly of Cortland, New York, died Dec. 15, 2014, at Pinebrook Center in Venice, Florida. At Frank’s request, there will be no calling hours or service.
WALLACE — Robert ‘Sparky’ Wallace, 87, of Virgil, New York, died Dec. 16, 2014, at his home.
December 17, 2014
LITTLE — Mary Jane Little, 49, of Cortland, New York, died Dec. 14, 2014, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service.
MINER — Warren R. Miner, 56, of Marathon, New York, died Dec. 14, 2014, at home. No formal services will be held.
MURPHY — Donald Raymond Murphy, 84, died Dec. 13, 2014, in Lake City, Florida. Graveside services and interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Scipio, sometime in the summer.
December 16, 2014
RACE — Glenn Mitchell Race died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at his home in Modesto, California. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Church of Oxford, 21 Main St., Oxford.
December 15, 2014
HOWARD — The Rev. Malcolm A. Howard, 81, of Cortland, New York, died Dec. 13, 2014. Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at the Homer Avenue United Methodist Church. Friends are invited to call from 11 to 11:45 a.m. before the service. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s edition.
LEHR — Robert (Bob) Lehr, 72, died Dec. 13, 2014, at home. Calling hours will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the family home in Tully. There will be no funeral.
PRICE — Sharon C. Price, of Cortland, New York, died Dec. 12, 2014. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Christian Assembly of God, 175 Port Watson St., Cortland. Services will immediately follow at 1 p.m.
RUSSELL — Steven D. Russell, 43, of Homer, New York, died Dec. 12, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
VENTURINI — Mario Venturini, 75, of Cortland, New York, died Dec. 12, 2014, at home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Cortland. Prayers of committal, delayed until spring, will be at Hector Union Cemetery in Burdett, New York, at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
ZERKLE — Delbert Allen Zerkle, 81, of Cortland, New York, died Dec. 13, 2014, at St Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Calling hours will be from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with services at 7 p.m. A private burial will be held in Waterloo, Indiana.