January 18, 2022

Deaths and births for the week of Nov. 18-23, 2019

Nov. 23, 2019


KANNUS — Carol Frances (Wood) Kannus, of Gracie Road, Cortlandville, died Nov. 18, 2019. A private graveside service for the family will take place in McLean Rural Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to celebrate her life from 2 to 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at Stonehedges Golf Club, 549 Stevens Road, Groton. Sharing of memories is encouraged and will begin at 3 p.m.

PIERCE — Thomas V. Pierce, 67, of Groton, died Nov. 20, 2019. Arrangements are in the care of Zirbel Funeral Home and will be announced.

Nov. 22, 2019


ELLIS — Laura J. Ellis, 69, of Bone Plain Road, Dryden, died Nov. 21, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

MOLL — Justin P. Moll, 37, of East Rochester, died Nov. 17, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral Monday.

STILES — Robert B. Stiles (Bob), 87, died Nov. 20, 2019. A calling hour will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, with a funeral to begin at noon at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.

STUPKE — Patricia Ann Stupke, 86, of Cortland, died Nov. 20, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.

Nov. 21, 2019


No report.

Nov. 20, 2019


DeGRACE — Charles (Chuck) Peter DeGrace, 76, died Nov. 12, 2019. A celebration of life will be held upstate. His ashes will be scattered in Maine.

EDWARDS — Albert F. Edwards, 93, of Genoa, died Nov. 17, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of Genoa. A reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall.

KANNUS — Carol W. Kannus, 78, of Cortland, died Nov. 18, 2019. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

LEUBNER — Vernon D. Leubner, 73, of Dryden, died Nov. 17, 2019. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

TRUESDELL-WINN — Sharon Rose Truesdell-Winn, 67, of Cortland, has died.

Nov. 19, 2019


BATSFORD — Lillian May Batsford, 85, of Homer, died Nov. 1, 2019. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer. A celebration of life will take place after the services in the building behind the Homer Fire Station.

BLAISDELL — Cyndi J. (Brong) Blaisdell, 65, of Ithaca, formerly of Cortland, died Nov. 16, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, will be at the convenience of the family.

DILLON — Janice Ayers Dillon has died. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

STORRIER — Mary Lou Storrier, 85, died Nov. 17, 2019. There will be no services. Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, assisted the family with arrangements.

Nov. 18, 2019


No report.