December 8, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Sept. 9-14, 2019

Sept. 14, 2019

Deaths

DiPIETRO — Angelo DiPietro, 85, of Cortland, died Sept. 12, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Cortland. Entombment will immediately follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland.

FRANCIS — Thomas H. Francis, 73, formerly of Cortland, died Sept. 12, 2019, in Auburn. There are no funeral services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Sept. 13, 2019

Deaths

GRANT — Aletha Jane Grant, 84, of Groton, died Sept. 10, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. There are no prior calling hours.

Sept. 12, 2019

Deaths

RUSSELL — Rodney W. Russell, 57, of Berkshire, died Sept. 9, 2019. His family will receive friends from noon to 2:45 p.m. Sunday at the Berkshire Fire Station. A funeral service will be held there at 3 p.m., followed by burial in the Evergreen Cemetery, Berkshire.

Sept. 11, 2019

Deaths

DAYTON — Shirley M. Dayton, 78, formerly of McLean, died Sept. 8, 2019. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are in the care of the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

GREENMAN — Hope Greenman, 72, of Moravia, died Sept. 10, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with burial immediately following at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

SMITH — Dorothy E. Smith, formerly of 58 Cortland St., Homer, died Sept. 9, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. The family will receive friends and relatives from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday in the basement of St. Margaret’s Church.

SUTTON — Patricia Sutton, 72, died Sept. 6, 2019. A memorial service will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in Scott Union Cemetery.

Sept. 10, 2019

Deaths

BROOKES — Anna K. (Kipp) Brookes, 95, of Homer, and formerly of Marathon, died Aug. 30, 2019. There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Friends are invited to attend a graveside service at 2 p.m. Monday at the Freetown Cemetery.

DAYTON — Shirley M. Dayton, 78, formerly of McLean, died Sept. 8, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

FELLOWS — Brian “Brute” Fellows, 56, of Homer, died Sept. 8, 2019. There are no services. Burial will be held at the Scott Union Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

Sept. 9, 2019

Deaths

No report.