October 23, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of April 8-13, 2019

April 13, 2019

Deaths

GERBER — Michael Jon Gerber, 71, of Marathon, died April 10, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Marathon Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends from 1 to 4 p.m. at the church prior to the service, where a Masonic memorial service will be held at 3:45 p.m.

April 12, 2019

Deaths

CASEY — Tom Casey, 59, of Surry, N.H., died April 8, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the United Church of Christ, 23 Central Square in Keene, N.H.

GERBER — Michael Jon Gerber, 71, of Marathon, died April 10, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by the Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

LITTLE — William A. “Bill” Little, 62, of Cortland, died April 6, 2019. Calling hours were held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be private and in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

YOUNG — Otis F. Young, 81, of East Homer, died April 9, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Grace Christian Fellowship, Fischer Avenue, Cortland. A luncheon for all will follow.

April 11, 2019

Deaths

DAVIS — Kirk Davis, 64, of Whitney Point died. Sunset Memorial Services is handling arrangements.

HANZLIK — Mary Hanzlik died. Sunset Memorial Services is handling arrangements.

MILLER — David P. Miller Jr., 39, of Marathon and formerly of Pitcher, died April 8, 2019. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the North Pitcher Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

WITHEY — Ellis G. Withey, 93, of South West St., Homer, died April 8, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 US Route 11, Homer. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

April 10, 2019

Deaths

BUERKLE — Leona N. Buerkle, 85, of the Town of Cortlandville, died April 8, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday prior to services at the funeral home. Prayers of committal in McGraw Cemetery will be held at a later date. A celebration of life will be held following the services at the home of her son, Robert, 4056 Carr Hill Road, Cortland.

COE — Kimberly A. Coe, 50, of Cortland, died April 5, 2019. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.

DeSANTA — Maria E. DeSanta, 68, of Cortland, died April 8, 2018. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. Cortland. Burial will be private.

ELLIS — Christine L. Ellis, 51, of Cortland, died April 8, 2018. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the United Church of DeRuyter. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.

April 9, 2019

Deaths

DRAKE — Dorathea L. Drake, 94, formerly of South Otselic, died April 7, 2019. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of South Otselic. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.

GARDNER — Jackie L. Gardner, 38, of Harford, died April 6, 2019. Services are private. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

O’SHEA — Marietta B. O’Shea, 70, of Scott, died April 6, 2019. Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Marathon Cemetery.

April 8, 2019

Deaths

ALDRICH — James R. Aldrich, 60, of Cortland, died April 4, 2019. Services will be held today at Wright-Beard Funeral home, Cortland. Calling hours will be from 1 to 4 p.m., with a celebration of life at 4:30 p.m.

LITTLE — William A. “Bill” Little, 62, of Cortland, died April 6, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be private and in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

REED — Howard R. Reed Jr., 80, of Homer, died April 3, 2019. Friends are invited to an honor of life gathering from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer.

TINKER — Mary C. Tinker, 97, of Cortland, died April 4, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland, N.Y.