October 22, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 5, 2019

Oct. 5, 2019

Births

SCHLENKER — A son, Jaxon James Schlenker, 8 pounds, born Sept. 3 to Kari Wooldridge and Jason Schlenker of Homer, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center in Cortland.

Oct. 4, 2019

Deaths

DOLLY — Ronald L. Dolly, 74, died Oct. 2, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

Oct. 3, 2019

Deaths

BEEBE — Edward W. Beebe, 72, of Cortland, died. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.

FALTER — Russell J. Falter, 76, of Highland Road, Cortland, died Sept. 30, 2019. A celebration of life will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Elks Lodge, 82 Cortland St., Homer. The Elks Memorial Service will be held at 2:45 p.m. Saturday.

STRONG — Harold O Strong, 56, a longtime resident of McGraw living in Jax, Fla., died Aug. 5, 2019. A celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at Cortland Country Music Park. Dish-to-pass contributions can be made to the family for burial expenses.

Oct. 2, 2019

Deaths

BOOTH — Herbert Booth, 96, of Homer, died Oct. 1, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at The First United Methodist Church in Homer. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

DAFOE — Blaise Martin Dafoe, 32, of Homer, died Sept. 30, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

FALTER — Russell J. Falter, 76, of Highland Road, Cortland, died Sept. 30, 2019. A celebration of life will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Elks Lodge, 82 Cortland St., Homer. A full obituary will be published in Thursday’s Cortland Standard.

WATROUS — Elwin A. “Al” Watrous, 81, of Prospect St., Homer, died Sept. 30, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

Oct. 1, 2019

Deaths

ANGELL — Priscilla (Tuttle) Angell, 61, of DeRuyter, died Sept. 26, 2019. There will be no prior calling hours or funeral services. A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of her family.

JUDD — Joyce T. Judd, formerly of DeRuyter, died Sept. 28, 2019. Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial 11 a.m. Friday at New Woodstock Cemetery.

MACOMBER — James Preston “Cukes” Macomber, 70, of Fort Pierce, Fla., died Sept. 15, 2019. A graveside service, open to all, will be held at noon Oct.19 at McGraw Cemetery, immediately followed by a celebration of his life at the McGraw Recreation Center from 1 to 5 p.m.

Sept. 30, 2019

Deaths

No report.