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Deaths and births for the week of May 21-26, 2018

May 26, 2018


LAINHARDT — John R. Lainhardt, 78, formerly of Maine, N.Y., died May 24, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

May 25, 2018


LACY — Zelda Lacy, formerly of Pharsalia, N.Y., died May 23, 2018, in Greenville, S.C. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wayside Rest (Pharsalia Hook) Cemetery.  Local arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home.

May 24, 2018


BOWMAN — Edward J. Bowman, 82, of Nye Road, Cortland, N.Y., died May 21, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at 489 Nye Road, Cortland.

BRAMAN — Rosemarie A. Braman, 62, of Marathon, N.Y., died May 22, 2018. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 3 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen’s Church.

LOCKYER — James E. Lockyer, 81, of Homer, N.Y.,died March 9, 2018. A private celebration is planned this summer for friends and family.

May 23, 2018


FIGGOLARI — Elizabeth (Betty) Figgolari, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., has died. Calling hours will be Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Wade Funeral Home in Moravia, NY from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services and internment at Bird Cemetery, Locke, NY to immediately follow.

GALUTZ — Lena Galutz, 98, formerly of Cortland, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony’s Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, N.Y.

MORGAN — David H. Morgan, 68, of Blodgett Mills, N.Y., died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at his home after a lengthy illness. A celebration of David’s life will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Blodgett Mills Sportsman Club.


STANTON — A daughter, Avery Louise Stanton, 6 pounds, 3 ounces, born April 15 to Kellie McKane and Timothy Stanton of Cortland, at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

GEORGE — A daughter, Jaelin Nichole Alexis George, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, born April 7 to Jaimie L. Clark and Benjamin L. George of McGraw, at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

MEEHAN — A daughter, Jennifer Ashley Marie Meehan, 6 pounds 9.5 ounces, born May 16 to Ruth Banks Meehan and Billy-Joe Meehan of Cortland at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

GRIFFIN — A daughter, Alieah Marie Griffin, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, born May 10 to Samantha Towers and Ryan Griffin of Tully at
Cortland Regional Medical Center.

May 22, 2018


HICKSON — Cheryl A. Hickson, 58, of Cincinnatus (German), N.Y., died May 20, 2018. Private graveside services will be held at the Wayside Rest Cemetery, Pharsalia, at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

WANISH — James J. Wanish, 68, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 20, 2018, at Crown Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 46 North Main St., Cortland. Internment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

May 21, 2018


HAMMOND — Mary Minnie Hammond, 101, of New Port Richey, Fla., and formerly of Virgil, N.Y., died May 3, 2018. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden, followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in McLean Rural Cemetery.

TUCKER — Joyce Tucker, of Endicott, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2018. Burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cortland Rural Cemetery.