October 18, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of April 27-May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

Deaths

HALSTEAD ­— Dale P. Halstead, 85, of Homer, died April 28, 2020. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. A public memorial, with Air Force honors, will be announced at a later date.

PRESCOTT — Melvin Alexander “Alex” Prescott (born Melvin Alexander Luck Jr.), 81, of Charleston, S.C., died April 20, 2020. A graveside ceremony for his family will be held at a future date at Lakeview Cemetery in Skaneateles.

SAMSON — George W. Samson, 98, died April 29, 2020. There will be no formal funeral service.

May 1, 2020

Deaths

CHASE — Kathleen J. Chase, 73 of Groton, died April 29, 2020. A private graveside service will be held at Center Lisle Cemetery.

HALSTEAD — Dale P. Halstead, 85, of River Street, Homer, died April 28, 2020. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

HUDSON — James Hudson, 59, of Cortland, died April 26, 2020. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, is assisting the family. There are no services.

April 30, 2020

Deaths

HESS — David Wm. Hess, 86, of Homer, died April 25, 2020. There will be a virtual services at 11 a.m. Monday on the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Facebook page, which is public and needs no log-in or membership. Private services are for immediate family only. Private graveside services will be held at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

HUTHER — Juanita Maria Gilson Huther, 66, died April 27, 2020.Services will be held at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Private services will take place. A virtual service can be joined via the Wright-Beard Funeral Home public FaceBook page, which needs no log-in or membership, at 1 p.m. Friday.

MABLE — Donald W. Mable, 67, of Homer, died April 28, 2020. There will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

April 29, 2020

Deaths

No report.

April 28, 2020

Deaths

COMERFORD — Peter Joseph Comerford, 82, died April 21, 2020. Funeral services are being held privately. A funeral Mass will be held at a later date.

HESS — David W. Hess, 86, of Homer, died April 25, 2020. Arrangements are under the direction of Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

April 27, 2020

Deaths

CARMODY — Timothy “Tim” Carmody, 70, died April 25, 2020. A virtual service on the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Facebook page (no login or membership required) will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday. A celebration of life will be held at a later date for family and friends.