ALEXANDER — Alton I. Alexander, 81, of Berkshire, N.Y., died March 10, 2014, at Lourdes Hospital. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.Interment will be later in thespring in the Groton Rural Cemetery.
BARBER — Henry “Hank” Barber died March 5, 2014. A memorial service for both Hank and his wife, Eva, will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.
DUFF — Katherine E. Duff, 62, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 9, 2014, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no services.
SUAREZ — Clarke G. Suarez, 66, of Cincinnatus (Taylor), N.Y., died March 9, 2014, at home. There will be no immediate funeral services. A time of remembrance and reflection will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13 at his home (4109 Suarez Road, Cincinnatus).
WIERS — Patricia “Sherry” Wiers, 54, of Spafford, N.Y., died March 9, 2014, at Community General Hospital, Syracuse. Friends may call from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a funeral service to begin at noon.
WORTH — Barbara Lillian Youngs Worth, 86, of Clarksville, Tenn., died March 8, 2014, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Sykes Funeral Home, Clarksville, Tenn. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
FAIRCHILD — Candy E. Fairchild, 58, an 18-year resident of Preble, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2014, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Friends may call 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday with a service to follow at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully.
McKOWN — Martha L.“Marti”McKown, 84, a longtime resident of Horseheads, N.Y., died March 7, 2014. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Sullivan’s Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Route 13, Horseheads, with a funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
SUAREZ — Clarke G. Suarez, 66, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 9, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
WILLIAMS — Betty Tripp Williams, 75, of 762 Clark St. Ext. Groton, N.Y., died March 9, 2014, at Upstate Hospital. A get together will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Country Kitchen, 145 Clinton Ave., Cortland.