October 25, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Aug. 26-31, 2019

August 31, 2019

Deaths

ELSON — Michael David Elson, 61, died July 25, 2019. His family will receive relatives and friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Grace Christian Fellowship, 1250 Fisher Ave., Cortland, with a celebration of life to follow at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be private in McGraw Cemetery.

LOCKETT — Donna Lockett died Aug. 17, 2019. Calling hours will be held at the Fillmore Glen in the Main Pavilion Fillmore Room from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 6; 5 to 6 p.m. will be reserved for those who wish to share stories or remembrances of her.

Births

McGRATH — A daugther, Kayleigh Mae McGrath, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, born Aug. 13 to Michelle Stevens McGrath and Kevin McGrath of Cortland, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, Cortland.

FRYE — A son, Everett Gerald Frye, 9 pounds, 4 ounces, born Aug. 17 to Lindsay Young Frye and Kyle Frye of Cortland, at Guthrie Cortland medical Center, Cortland.

August 30, 2019

Deaths

HALEY — Shane P. Haley, 48, of Cortland, died Aug. 28, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a memorial service to follow at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

HALL — Emmett R. Hall, 101, of Moravia and Locke, died Aug. 28, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Grove St., Moravia. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia.

August 29, 2019

Deaths

ALLEN — Richard Carlton Allen, 64, formerly of Homer, died Aug. 23, 2019. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla.

TUTTLE — Allen K. Tuttle, 85, of Moravia, died Aug. 26, 2019. A private graveside service will be held in Atwater Cemetery, Homer, at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.

WELLS — Arthur J. Wells, 55, of Locke, died Aug. 24, 2019. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton, with a service to follow at 2 p.m. A gathering will be held afterward from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Groton Masonic Lodge.

August 28, 2019

Deaths

PLUMADORE — Joseph R. Plumadore, 82, of Route 281, Little York, died Aug. 24, 2019. The family invites friends and relatives to join them from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Homer Elks Lodge, 82 Cortland St., to share a story, memory and fellowship.

SEYERLE — Christian J. “Skip” Seyerle Jr., 76, of Marathon, died Aug. 25, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 Route 221 East, Marathon.

STODDARD — John Henry Stoddard, 74, died Aug. 24, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the John J. McGraw Ballfield in Truxton. There will also be a memorial from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Kimberlea Club House in Lakeland, Fla.

August 27, 2019

Deaths

PORTEUS — E. James “Jim” Porteus, 80, of Bozeman, Montana, died Aug. 14, 2019. A party to celebrate his life will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Lindley Center, 1102 E. Curtiss St., Bozeman, Montana.

SEYERLE — Christian J. “Skip” Seyerle Jr., of Marathon, died Aug. 25, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Perkins Funeral Home.

STEVENS — John J. Stevens, 95, of Cortland, died Aug. 25, 2019. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal with full military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

WILSON — Gary S. Wilson, 68, of Skaneateles died Aug. 18, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday at the family’s camp — “The Woodlot”. Please RSVP to sueblakney@aol.com for plans and directions to the address off Route 41A. A private service will be held at a later date.

August 26, 2019

Deaths

HAMMOND — Helen Hammond died Aug. 18, 2019. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Grace and Holy Spirit sanctuary, 13 Court St.

PLUMADORE — Joseph R. Plumadore, 82, of Little York, died Aug. 24, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.