November 30, 2021

Death and birth notices for the week of Jan. 21-26, 2019

January 26, 2019

Deaths

SABIN — Carolyn M. Sabin, 80, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Jan. 23, 2019. Calling hours will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, with the funeral service to follow at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Truxton Cemetery.

January 25, 2019

Deaths

EFIMENKO — Kathleen Efimenko, 63, of Cortland, died Jan. 22, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. Burial will take place at Cortland Rural Cemetery in the spring.

HART — Carol M. Soule Stoughton Hart, 78, a Plant City, Fla., resident and formerly of Cortland, died Jan. 18, 2019.

January 24, 2019

Deaths

DONOVAN — Daniel Donovan, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 20, 2019. Calling hours will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, with a Mass to follow at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

HOWARD — Kendrick Mason Howard, 86, died Jan. 12, 2019. Private services will be held.

WILLIS — James W. Willis died Jan. 22, 2019. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

January 23, 2019

Deaths

BROWN — David S. Brown, 50, of Elmira, N.Y., died Jan. 20, 2019. Services will be held later in the spring.

WANG — Beulah M. (Buff) Wang, PhD, 89, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2019. Services will be held at at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace and Holy Spirit Church, Cortland.

DOUGHTY — John E. Doughty Sr., 72, of South Otselic, N.Y., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of South Otselic. There are no prior calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y.

HALL — Candy Hall, 52, of Cortland, died Jan. 16, 2019. A memorial service will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

SMITH — Mary W. Smith, 93, of Whitney Point, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2019. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the noon service time Saturday at the Whitney Point United Methodist Church. Sunset Memorial Services is handling the arrangements.

January 22, 2019

Deaths

BROWN — William E. Brown, 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 5, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

SHAFFER — Sue C. (Buchanan) Shaffer, 71, of Dryden, N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Dryden Methodist Church.

DAFOE — Frances (Murray) Dafoe, 89, died Jan. 19, 2019. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Margaret’s Church in Homer. Burial will be held at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

WOERNLEY — Elizabeth (Betty) Pierson Woernley, 86, of Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2019. There are no calling hours or funeral. A private graveside service will be in West Groton Cemetery in the spring.

TUCKER — Kermit Tucker, 54, of Marcellus, died Jan. 19, 2019. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Drive, Syracuse. Spring burial will be private in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Marcellus.

January 21, 2019

Deaths

DAFOE — Frances H. Dafoe, 89, of Little York Crossing, Little York, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

FOX — Deborah J. Fox, 67, of Penn Yan, N.Y., (formerly of Preble, N.Y.) died Jan. 16, 2019. There will be no calling hours. There will be a celebration of life at 1 p.m. March 2 at Smugglers Corner in Potter, N.Y.