October 24, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Sept. 7-12, 2020

September 12, 2020


DEAN — John Harold Dean, 92, of Homosassa, Fla., and formerly of Homer, died Sept. 2, 2020.

DENNISON — Howard J. Dennison, 75, of Cortland, formerly of Marathon, died Sept. 9, 2020. No services will be held.

September 11, 2020


DECKER — Henrietta Dimeis Decker died Sept. 8, 2020. Public calling hours will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Crown Alliance Church, 1 Bellevue Ave. Cortland, with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Services will be streamed online at 2 p.m. Saturday at www.facebook.com/wrightbeardfuneralhomeinc. Burial will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

REDFIELD — Allen “Buddy” Redfield, 66, of Groton, died Sept. 3, 2020. Funeral services will not be held at this time.

WELSER — Edward E. Welser, 92, of Endicott, died Sept. 5, 2020. A graveside service with military honors was held Wednesday at Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.

September 10, 2020


BURNHAM — Margaret Burnham, 71, of McGraw, died Sept. 8, 2020.

CRAIG — Theodore R. Craig, 87, of Ithaca, died Sept. 7, 2020.

LAURA — John P. Laura, 65, of Freeville, died Sept. 7, 2020. A Mass of Christian burial will start at noon Saturday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Cortland. Prayers of committal will be held privately in Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse.

WEIR — Lisa A. Weir died Sept. 4, 2020. A private graveside service will be held at Cortland Rural Cemetery.

September 9, 2020


FIDLER — Gerald Fidler, 55, of Chantilly, Va., died Aug. 29, 2020.

WEIR — Lisa A. Weir, 56, of Truxton, died Sept. 4, 2020. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.


MARQUIS — A daughter, Aspen Danielle Marquis, 6 pounds, 15 ounces, born July 31 to Gabrielle Satterly and Corey Marquis of Divers Crossing, Marathon, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, Cortland.

MASTRONARDI — A daughter, Lyla Betty Mastronardi, 8 pounds, 2 ounces, born Sept. 2 to Nicole Mastronardi and Jacob Cooper of Cleveland Street, Cortland, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center.

September 8, 2020


BACON — David C. Bacon Sr., 78, of Groton, died Sept. 5, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 William St., Groton.

BAEZ — Gerardo Luis Baez Sr., 52, of Harford Mills, died Sept. 2, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

JUDD — Donna Mae Bardwell Judd died Sept. 2, 2020. A celebration of life and faith service will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday in her backyard. A private burial service will beheld at another time.

MONROE — Matthew C. Monroe, 24, died Sept. 3, 2020. A private graveside service and celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no prior calling hours. Arrangements with K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

September 7, 2020


No report.