March 21, 2019

Deaths and Births

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March 19, 2019

Deaths

BELLEFLEUR — Michael John Bellefleur Sr., 70, of McGraw (Freetown), died March 17, 2019. Funeral services will be held at at 3 p.m. Saturday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. The family will receive friends Saturday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the start of the service at 3 p.m.

COLE — Lorraine B. Cole, 85, of Cincinnatus (Freetown), died March 18, 2019. There will be no calling hours or funeral service.

FOX — Earl D. Fox, 79, of Cortland, died March 18, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

REIF — Beverly Russell Reif, 100, died March 15. A calling hour will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, with a service to begin at 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

STOKER — Dorothy Stoker, of Cortland, died March 16, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.

Births

REEVES — A boy, Karson James Reeves, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, borh Jan. 25 to Makayla Squires and Aaron Reeves of Groton, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, Cortland.

NATALE — A girl, Decilia Eloise Natale, 9 pounds, 11 ounces, born Feb. 5 to Margaret Gucwa Natale and Patrick Natale of Cortland, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, Cortland.

March 18, 2019

Deaths

BRYANT — Forrest Bryant, 70, of Cortland, died March 14, 2019. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

CHRISTOPHER — Lloyd E. Christopher, 91, of McGraw, died March 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McGrawville Baptist Church. Burial will be in McGraw Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the start of the service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

EVANS — John D. Evans, 64, of Cortland, died March 15, 2019. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, Cortland. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

HOFFMAN — Gerald “Gerry” R. Hoffman Sr., 71, of Scipio, died March 14, 2019. A celebration of life will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia, preceded by visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. Interment will be in Baker Cemetery in the spring.

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