October 18, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Aug. 5-10, 2019

August 10, 2019

Deaths

BARNES — David Richard Barnes, a longtime resident of East Granby, Conn., and of Homer, died Aug. 6, 2019. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.

STAFFORD — Sylvia E. Stafford (Thornton), 81, died Aug. 5, 2019. Family and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon, where her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment in Avon Cemetery.

August 9, 2019

Deaths

No report.

August 8, 2019

Deaths

BARNES — David R. Barnes Sr. died Aug. 6, 2019. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements. A full obituary will run at a later date.

GOOSHAW — Robert J. Gooshaw, 61, of Willet, died Aug. 5, 2019. There will be no calling hours or funeral services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

OLDS — John “David” Olds, 84, of Dryden, died Aug. 6, 2019. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home of Cortland is serving the family.

August 7, 2019

Deaths

EVANS — Robert Richard Evans, 71, of Winchester, Tenn., died Aug. 5, 2019. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Bethel Methodist Church. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Homer Elks Lodge, 82 Cortland St., Homer.

GOOSHAW — Robert J. Gooshaw, 61, of Willet, died Aug. 5, 2019. There will be no calling hours or funeral services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

TINELLI — Robert (Bob) Tinelli, 63, of Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 4, 2019. A celebration of his life from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at Tinelli’s Hathaway House.

August 6, 2019

Deaths

BARHITE — Dale H. Barhite Sr., 69, of Groton, died July 31, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug 11, at the Homer Congregational Church.

BLANCHARD — Rodger D. Blanchard Sr., 90, of Baldwinsville and formerly of Cincinnatus, died Aug. 4, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the home of his daughter, Jeanne Bryant, 6895 Stevens Road, Jordan, N.Y. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

GANGEMI — Elizabeth J. “Betty” Gangemi, 93, currently residing in Cortland, N.Y., previously of Hornell, N.Y., died Aug. 4, 2019. At Betty’s request, there will be no calling hours. Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

HARTNETT — Jerry John Hartnett Sr., 81, died Aug. 3, 2019. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Egan-Ryan Funeral Home, 403 E. Broad St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Catharine Church, 500 S. Gould Road. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery.

HELLER — David M. Heller Sr., “Bear,” 80, of Blodgett Mills, died Aug. 3, 2019. Family will be present to receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y., with a funeral service to start at noon. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

August 5, 2019

Deaths

BARHITE — Dale H. Barhite Sr., 69, of Groton, died July 31, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Congregational Church. Zirbel Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

August 3, 2019

Deaths

CRANE — Lisa Sheridan Crane has passed away. The family will receive friends and family from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Wright Beard Funeral Home, www.wright-beard.com.