November 28, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Feb. 25-March 2, 2019

March 2, 2019

Deaths

BENJAMIN — Ashley N. Benjamin, 30, of Richford, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2019. Services are private.

HUBLEY — Michael Richmond Hubley, 48, of Tompkins Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2019. A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.

HULBERT — Carl L. Hulbert, 82, of Grant Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 27, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

LEOPARDI — F. Ronald Leopardi, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cortland. A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. A luncheon will follow the service.

PARO — Rosario “Benda” Paro, 80, of Pine St., Homer, died Feb. 28, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. There will be a celebration of life following the service at the Homer American Legion, 63 South Main St., Homer, from 5 to 8 p.m.

March 1, 2019

Deaths

GARDNER — Carol A. Gardner died Feb. 21, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. April 27 at the United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cortland. A reception will be held immediately following at the Cortland Country Club.

February 28, 2019

Deaths

PHILLIPS — Debora J. Coffin Phillips, 64, of McGraw, N.Y., died Feb. 26, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at noon Saturday at the Groton Assembly Church, 701 Main St., Groton. Calling hours will precede the service at the Groton Assembly Church from 10 a.m. to noon.

SAXE — Frank T. Saxe III, 66, of Cortland, N.Y., formerly of Cuyler, died Feb. 25, 2019. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Riverside Cemetery in Old Saybrook, Conn. There are no calling hours. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, has arrangements.

February 27, 2019

Deaths

No report.

February 26, 2019

Deaths

ANDERSON — John “Dick” Anderson, 96, of Cortland, died Feb. 23, 2019. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

GREENWOOD — Suzanne Louise Greenwood, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2019. A memorial will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of Latter-day Saints, 3725 Fairview Drive, Cortland.

HALEY — Norbert W. Haley, 88, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2019. Information regarding funeral Mass services to be held in April will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.

MUSSON — Dennis A. Musson, 67, died Feb. 21, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Dresserville Bible Baptist Church, 6339 Crofoot Road, Moravia. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday.

February 25, 2019

Deaths

DEVEREESE — Betty Jane Devereese, 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 20, 2019. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday with a funeral service to begin at 11 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church, Route 13, Cortland, N.Y. Private burial will be at the White Chapel Memory Garden, Dewitt, N.Y. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

GIAMEI — Robert Giamei, 68, of Pickerington, Ohio, died Feb. 21, 2019. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 550 Hill Road N., Pickerington, Ohio, where a funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Violet Cemetery.

KIDD — Margaret V. Kidd, 95, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2019. Private graveside services will be held at Cortland Rural Cemetery in the spring. Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.

BURKE — Patricia A. Ludwig Burke, 68, died Feb. 6, 2019. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 4101 West Road, Cortland, N.Y.

PENDERGAST — Francis J. (Fran) Pendergast, 97, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2019. A private funeral service will be held at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, with a burial service to follow in the spring. There are no calling hours.

WELSH — Christopher L. Welsh, 54, of Locke, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2019. A celebration of Life will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Elks Lodge, 82 Cortland St., Homer.