October 22, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of June 1-6, 2020

June 6, 2020

Deaths

SHUTTS — Robert Elmer Shutts, 71, of Montour Falls, died May 22, 2020. A service will be held at a later date.

WHITMORE — Merrill G. Whitmore, 92, of Dryden, died June 4, 2020. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden.

June 5, 2020

Deaths

MARSHALL — Frederick T. Marshall, 69, died June, 3, 2020. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial will be in West Hill cemetery in Homer.

THOMAS — Elaine Thomas, 81, of, Brooklyn, died April 21, 2020. Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.

June 4, 2020

Deaths

BROWN — Donna K. (Turner) Brown, 50, of Cincinnatus, died June 2, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time. 

COON — Michael A. Coon, 52, of Glen Haven Road, Scott, died May 31, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

IVORY — Sidney J. Ivory, 90, of Groton, died June 2, 2020. A private graveside service will be held at Groton Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

LUDWIG — Arthur H. Ludwig, 97, a native of Cortland, died May 27, 2020. Funeral services were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Boonville Cemetery. There were no calling hours.

June 3, 2020

Deaths

IVORY — Sidney J. Ivory, 90, of Groton, died June 2, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton.

SHEARER — Cheryl J. Shearer, 72, of Cortland, died May 30, 2020. There will be no services. The Donald L. Barber Funeral Home is assisting the family.

SULLIVAN MAUS — Maureen Sullivan Maus, 68, died May 31, 2020. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home in Dryden.

June 2, 2020

Deaths

BRONOWICH — Amelia Bronowich died May 29, 2020. Services will be at a later date at the convenience of the family.

GRANT — Valerie Lynn Grant, of Cortland, died May 26, 2020. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.

LAURENCE — Timothy Laurence, 51, died May 29, 2020. A celebration of life will be held later this summer.

LUDWIG — Arthur H. Ludwig, a former resident of Old Forge and more recently of Hawkinsville, died May 20, 2020. Funeral services will start at 11 a.m. Thursday at Boonville Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

RINALDI — Joan Ann Rinaldi, 74, Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Cortland, died March 26, 2020. A celebration of life will be held on Sanibel Island, Fla., at a date to be determined, along with services in her hometown of Cortland, with burial on the family plot in Scott Union Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral home is serving the family.

SHEARER — Cheryl J. Shearer, 72, of Cortland, died May 30, 2020. In keeping with the her wishes, there will be no services. The Donald L. Barber Funeral Home is assisting the family.

THOMAS — Elaine Thomas, 81, of, Brooklyn, died April 23, 2020. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family with arrangements.

June 1, 2020

Deaths

INGRAHAM — Rochelle C. Ingraham died May 28, 2020. Funeral services will be held at a later date. A private burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery will be held for her immediate family. Arrangements are being made by Riccardi Funeral Home.

MURPHY — Josephine A. “Jo-Jo” Murphy, 52, of Cortland, died May 30 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Visit www.wright-beard.com to leave condolences.

OSBECK — Vera Clark Osbeck, 82, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Cortland, died May 21, 2020. Graveside services and a celebration of life  will be announced at a later date.