December 8, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of May 4-9, 2020

May 9, 2020

Deaths

BRADY — Diane McLaughlin Brady, of Homer, died May 3, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

GAVALCHIN — Jerrie Gavalchin, 64, died May 3, 2020. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, will announce a memorial service at a later date.

May 8, 2020

Deaths

HOPKINS — Nancy Louise (Thiel) Hopkins, died April 5, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Donald L. Barber Funeral Home has arrangements.

May 7, 2020

Deaths

CALL — Michael Edward Call, 73, of Cortland, died May 5, 2020. Private services for immediate family will be at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Virtual services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday via the Wright-Beard Funeral Home public Facebook page, which requires no log-in or membership.

MILLER — Chester E. Miller, 84, of Sebring, Fla., died May 1, 2020. A celebration of life will be announced at a later time.

SPAINHOWER — Ernest D. Spainhower of Cortland died April 22, 2020.

May 6, 2020

Deaths

ELLIOTT — Elaine A. Elliott, 77, of Marathon, died May 4, 2020. Services will be private with burial in Parker Street Cemetery, Lapeer. There will be a celebration of life announced at a later date.

GAVALCHIN — Gerritt Gavalchin, 64, of Groton, died May 3, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

MASTRONARDI — Brenton James Mastronardi, 48, of Fort Worth, Texas, and a Cortland native, died May 1, 2020. Arrangements will be announced at a later date.

PASSALUGO — Ronald W. Passalugo, 88, formerly of Cortland, died May 1, 2020. Private funeral services and burial in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery will be for immediate family only.

WILLIAMS — Earl A. Williams, 89, of Cortland, died May 3, 2020. A private graveside service will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery at a time of the family’s convenience.

May 5, 2020

Deaths

WELSH — Richard A. Welsh, 75, of Apopka Fla., formerly of Cuyler and Copenhagen, N.Y., died April 30, 2020. There will be no services.

May 4, 2020

Deaths

KINNEY — Michelle J. Kinney, 54, of Groton, died April 29, 2020. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Willow Glen Cemetery.