December 4, 2021

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

Dec. 14, 2019

Deaths

No report.

Dec. 13, 2019

Deaths

BABCOCK — Edna Babcock, 68, of Truxton, died Dec. 10, 2019. Burial will be held in the spring at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home of Cortland is serving the family.

FAUSNAUGH — Charles E. Fausnaugh, 94, of Pitcher, died Dec. 11, 2019. The family will be present to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial, with military honors, will be in Pitcher Cemetery.

HALL — Lora A. Hall, 87, of Solon, died Dec. 11, 2019. There will be no calling hours. Internment will be at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home of Cortland is serving the family.

HARRINGTON — Leroy “Joe” Harrington, 75, of Cortland, died Dec. 10, 2019. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

HARRIS — Chester A. Harris, 63, of Cortland, died Dec. 6, 2019. A memorial service will start at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.     

McCANN — Paula M. McCann, 67, of York Haven, Pa., formerly of Cortland, died Dec. 10, 2019. A celebration of her life will be held at the convenience of the family.

YACAVONE — Taylor Lindsay Yacavone, 22, died Dec. 11, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, with services at 1:30 p.m. Family and friends will gather at the McLean Fire Station following the services to celebrate her life.

Dec. 12, 2019

Deaths

COLLIER — Donald S. Collier, 88, of Bedford St., Homer, died Dec. 10, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. There will be a celebration of life for family and friends at the Homer American Legion, 63 S. Main St., Homer, following the services at Glenwood Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

McKANE — Frederick A. McKane Sr., 75, of Cortland, died Dec. 6, 2019. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at the Cortland American Legion, 212 Thompkins St., Cortland. The Wright-Beard funeral home will handle services.

SANFORD — Dorita M. Sanford, 92, of Sykes Street, Groton, died Dec. 11, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 William St., Groton.

YACAVONE — Taylor Yacavone 22, of Cortland, died Dec. 11, 2019. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, with a service at 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 11, 2019

Deaths

BROWNELL — Dr. Joseph W. Brownell, 92, of Cortland, died Dec. 8, 2019. Services under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, will be announced when complete.

EPPERSON — Leigha L. Epperson, 36, of Cortland, died Dec. 7. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, with a service at 11 a.m. at Butler-Badman Funeral Home Inc., 4504 W. Seneca Tpke., Syracuse.

GANDY — DeJour X. Gandy, 29, of Newfield, died Dec. 7, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

HOLBERT — Evelynn A. Holbert, 74, of Spring Street, Groton, died Dec.10, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

LUNDY — James Lundy Sr., 95, of Cortland, died Dec. 7, 2019. A calling hour will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. Graveside services will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at the Butler Savannah Cemetery.

VANGORDER — Drew Raymond VanGorder, 27, of Cortland, died Dec 8, 2019. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.

WEYANT — Reese W. Weyant died Dec. 8, 2019. There will be a celebration honoring Reese at Rex’s Restaurant at noon Saturday.

Dec. 10, 2019

Deaths

CZOMPO — Andor Czompo, 90, of Williamsburg and native of Budapest, Hungary, died Dec. 3, 2019. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, Va. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, Va.

HINES — Martha E. Hines, 83, of Groton, died Dec. 1, 2019. A celebration of life will be held in the spring at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.

HOWARD — James F. Howard, Major USAF, retired, died. Time and date of wake to be determined. For more details, visit www.hamilfamilyfuneralhome.com.

OWENS — Janet M. Owens, 76, of Cortland, died Dec. 8, 2019. Calling hours and funeral service will be announced at a later date. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.

WEYANT — Reese Weyant 79, of Cortland, died Dec. 8, 2019. A full obituary will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

Dec. 9, 2019

Deaths

No report.