October 23, 2021

Death and birth notices for the week of Dec. 31, 2018-Jan. 5, 2019

January 5, 2019


SPRAGUE — Wilma Chapman Sprague, of Hancock, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday with a funeral service following at 1 p.m. at the Henderson-Biedekapp Funeral Chapel, Hancock. Spring interment will be in the East Homer Cemetery, East Homer.

January 4, 2019


CORNELIUS — Barbara Joyce Cornelius, 85, of Ridgeway, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2018. A graveside service will be held Monday at the Madison Memorial Gardens in Pratts, Va.

ZAMPINO — Gerald Nicholas Zampino, of DeWitt, N.Y., died Dec. 23, 2018. A day of remembrance will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 12 at the home of his sister, Vivian V. Garvey, 8 Stanford Drive, Homer. Call 607-749-6113.

January 3, 2019


CAUGHEY — Kathleen T. Caughey, 91, died Dec. 30, 2018. There will be a private ceremony with no calling hours. Condolences can be shared online at OwensPavlotRogers.com.

JAMES — Eleanor S. James, 91, previously of Summit Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace and Holy Spirit Church, 13 Court St., Cortland. Spring burial will be at Willet Cemetery.

LANPHER — Andrea L. Lanpher, 69, died Dec. 11, 2018. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until service time at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Lapeer Christian Church, 1079 Parker St., Marathon.

DRACH — Harriet Elizabeth Palmer Drach, of Cortland, died Jan. 2, 2019. A calling hour will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, with a service to take place immediately following at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the spring at Cortland Rural Cemetery.

January 2, 2019


SMITH — Debra L. Smith, 64, of Bone Plain Road, Freeville, N.Y., died Dec. 25, 2018. A memorial service will be held at noon Thursday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden, N.Y. A reception will follow at the Dryden Veterans Memorial Home.

STRAUF — Marlene M. Strauf, 84, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 23, 2018. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday with a funeral service to begin at 11 a.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

HARRIS — Rita Witty Harris, 81, of Dryden, N.Y., died Dec. 31, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Perkins Funeral Home. Burial will be private in Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

December 31, 2018


CAREY — Eleanor A. Carey, 88, of Ithaca, N.Y., died Dec. 26, 2018. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m., Friday at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, Cayuga Heights. Interment will be at 3 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Church, Groton. Calling hours are 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, has care of the arrangements.

DOUPE — Amos G. Doupe, 78, of Norwich, N.Y., died Dec. 29, 2018. There will be no funeral services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.