November 28, 2021

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

Dec. 21, 2019

Deaths

COURT – LaVena Court, 92, of Marathon, died Dec. 5, 2019. A memorial service will be held in June 2020 at Grace and Holy Spirit Church.

HARBST — Virginia D. Harbst, 89, of DeRuyter Lake, died Dec. 12, 2019. There will be a graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter, at a time to be announced. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter has arrangements.

Dec. 20, 2019

Deaths

DOLL — Ruth Doll, 91, of Ithaca, formerly of Dryden, died Dec. 18, 2019. Perkins Funeral Home has arrangements.

HARTZOG — John Hartzog, 78, of Cortland, died Dec. 18, 2019. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.

WHITNEY — Kona J. (Burk) Whitney, 57, of Wilson, N.C., and formerly of McGraw, died Dec. 19, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

Dec. 19, 2019

Deaths

ALEXANDER — Alexander, Ronald W., 83, of Dryden, died Dec. 14, 2019. There will be no public services at this time. A celebration of life will be held next summer.

SCOVILLE — Donald John Scoville, 76, of Cincinnatus, died Dec. 17, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Taylor Wesleyan Church. There will be no prior calling hours.

Dec. 18, 2019

Deaths

ADAMS — Donald T. Adams died Oct. 16, 2019, in New Mexico. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dresserville Bible Baptist Church, Moravia.

SCOVILLE — Donald John Scoville, 76, of Cincinnatus, died Dec. 17, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

Dec. 17, 2019

Deaths

ADAMS — Donald T. Adams died on Oct.16, 2019, in New Mexico. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dresserville Bible Baptist Church, Moravia.

BROWNELL — Dr. Joseph W. Brownell, 92, died Dec. 8, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Grace Holy Spirit Church, Court Street, Cortland, with a luncheon afterward. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

FILKINS — Phyllis M. Filkins, 79, of Glen Haven Road, Scott, died Dec. 13, 2019. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. Interment will be in Scott Union Cemetery in the spring. The family will receive friends and relatives Friday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral.

Dec. 16, 2019

Deaths

ALLEN — Shana Piotti Allen died Dec. 10, 2019. Memorial services will at noon Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. There will be no calling hours.