October 23, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of July 22-27, 2019

July 27, 2019

Deaths

COOPER — Donald K. Cooper, 81, of South Lamont Drive, Cortland, died July 25, 2019. Funeral services, with U.S. Air Force honors, will be held at noon Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. The family will receive relatives and friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral Monday.

MONOHAN — Michael E. Monohan, 67, of Cuyler, died July 20, 2019. A call hour will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, with a prayer service to follow at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter.

STOKER — Robert M. Stoker, 71, of Cortland, died July 24, 2019. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland.

WRIGHT — Calvin “Bill” Wright, 76, of Cortland, died July 24, 2019. Calling hours are 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

Births

TUTTLE — A daughter, Kenleigh Leeann Tuttle, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, born July 17 to Stevie Nemecek Tuttle and Kyle Tuttle of Cortland at Gurthrie Cortland Medical Center, Cortland.

July 26, 2019

Deaths

COOPER — Donald K. Cooper, 81, of South Lamont Drive, Cortland, died July 25, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

COVILLE — Joseph Scott Coville, 46, of Winter Springs, Fla., died Monday, July 8, 2019. A celebration of life is planned for 1 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Eagle’s, Port Watson Street, Cortland.

LUCY — Dr. Edward Christopher Lucy, 82, of Stone Mountain, Ga., died June 18. A wake will be held in August.

STOKER — Robert Stoker, 71, of Cortland, died July 24, 2019. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Church of Cortland. A full obituary will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

July 25, 2019

Deaths

STAIRS — Eva I. Stairs, 71, died July 22, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St,. Moravia. Burial will be in Kelloggville Rural Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday.

July 24, 2019

Deaths

COLE — Donna M. Cole, 55 of Allen Drive, Cortland, died July 22, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

FONDA — Ellen Elizabeth Barber Fonda, 86, died July 18. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m., funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at the Smith Funeral Home in DeRuyter. Interment will follow at the family plot in the Hillcrest Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Aug. 17 at the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, 6001 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.

LYON — Lester D. “Bill” Lyon, 68, of Ithaca, died July 23, 2019. At his request, there will be no formal services or calling hours.

ROSEKRANS — Eva Irene (Raner) Rosekrans, 81, died July 21, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., 197 South St. Funeral services, 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Owasco Rural Cemetery.

July 23, 2019

Deaths

BEEKMAN — Robert L. Beekman, 77, formerly of Cortland, died July 18, 2019. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 Route 11, Homer. Interment will follow in East Homer Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from noon until the time of the funeral.

July 22, 2019

Deaths

BLOODGOOD — Lynn C. Bloodgood, 86, of Tully, died July 20. Calling hours 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully, with a service following at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment in Tully Cemetery.

DESTEFANO — Rosa DeStefano, 85, of Cortland, died July 18, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Calling hours are 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday prior to the Mass in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St. Cortland.