October 20, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Sept. 16-21, 2019

Sept. 21, 2019

Deaths

BERGAN — Ruth E. Bergan, 101, of Freetown, died Sept. 19, 2019. There will be no public services. A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family.

PICKERD — Nancy L. Pickerd, 81, of DeRuyter, died Sept. 18, 2019. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter.

TOTMAN — Rebecca L. Totman, 59, of Cincinnatus, died Sept. 4, 2019. Memorial services will be held at noon Sept. 28 at the First Baptist Church of Cincinnatus. The family will be present to receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until the start of the noon service.

Births

YERESHKIN — A daughter, Lilliana Rae Yereshkin, 5 pounds, 11 ounces, born Sept. 5 to Nancy Boyer and Timothy Yereshkin of Groton, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, Cortland.

CORNISH — A daughter, Supriya Bray Cornish, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, born Sept. 13 to Breanna Catherine Barry and Jeremy Cornish of Cortland at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, Cortland.

Sept. 20, 2019

Deaths

WEST — Jacqueline S. West, 55, of Cortland, died Sept. 17, 2019. A calling hour will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., with a time of sharing to start at noon. Burial will follow at Atwater Cemetery, Homer.

Sept. 19, 2019

Deaths

BUSHNELL — Patricia A. Bushnell, “Pat,” 77, of Cortland, died Sept. 16, 2019. Services will be private and will be held at the convenience of the family. A celebration of life will be announced to family and close friends.

GEORGE — Charles George, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 15, 2019, at the Crown Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Cortland. No calling hours or funeral services will be held. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.

HERNANDEZ — Louis G. Hernandez, 79, of Cortland, died Sept. 6, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at God’s Lighthouse of Praise, 98 Port Watson St., Cortland.

PATTERSON — Robert G. Patterson, 79, of Vesper, died Sept. 17. Private services will be at the convenience of the family.

Sept. 18, 2019

Deaths

GRIFFIN — Dale Gene Griffin, 62, of Cortland, died Sept. 15, 2019. Private services will be at the convenience of the family. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

POWER — Jerry Power, 73, of Virgil, died Sept. 15, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, with a private service immediately following and burial at Virgil Cemetery.

Sept. 17, 2019

Deaths

CORBO — Vincent N. Corbo, 22, of Marathon, died Sept. 14, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 state Route 221, Marathon. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 p.m. Sunday until the start of the 3 p.m. service.

Sept. 16, 2019

Deaths

BUGGS — Kenneth R. Buggs Jr. has died. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. A memorial service will take place at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

FABRIZIO — Esther G. Fabrizio, formerly of Cortland, has died. Arrangements by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, will be announced when complete.

KNAPP — Beth Hevener Bolvig Knapp, 83, died Sept. 11, 2019. A celebration of her life will start at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Presbyterian Church in Cortland. Donald L. Barber Funeral Home has the arrangements.

PERFETTI — James “Jim” E. Perfetti, died Sept. 14, 2019. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Cortland.