December 4, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 5, 2020

September 5, 2020

Deaths

FISKE — Margaret H. Fiske, 99, of Cortland, died Sept. 3, 2020. A memorial Mass and calling hours will be announced at a later date at St. Margaret’s Church in Homer.

WOOD — Carol Wood, 78, died Sept. 2, 2020. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Marathon Cemetery. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

September 4, 2020

Deaths

No report.

September 3, 2020

Deaths

BEREZIYCHUK — Mariya Bereziychuk, 88, of Cortland, died Sept. 1, 2020. Services will be held at the Ukrainian Pentecostal Church, McLean Road, Cortland. Burial will be at Cortland Rural Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is serving the family.

GRANATO — Michael J. Granato 89, of Cortland, died Sept. 2. 2020. There will be no calling hours. A private family service will be held at a later date.

STAHL — Margaret D. Stahl, 77; formerly of Jamesville and currently of Arcadia, Fla., died Sept. 1, 2020. The funeral service will be conducted by invitation only at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Saturday at Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

STEGER — Donald I. Steger, of Preble, died Aug. 26, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

September 2, 2020

Deaths

JONES — Kevin T. Jones, 56 of Germany, formerly of Baldwinsville, died Aug. 26, 2020. Services are private.

WHIPPLE — Margaret R. “Marge” Whipple died Aug. 29, 2020. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville. Burial will follow at Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden. Friends are invited to Perkins Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

WISINSKI — Eileen Wisinski died Aug. 25, 2020. A private graveside service for family will start at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

September 1, 2020

Deaths

BALDWIN — Lulu Beth (Crandall) Baldwin, 89, of Canandaigua, and formerly of South Otselic, died Aug. 28, 2020. Private memorial services will be held.

RAY — Steven Edward “Sugar Ray” Ray, 68, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, and a native of Cortland, died Aug. 26, 2020. Services and burial will be private.

STATE — John W. State Jr., 88, of Cortland, died Aug. 30, 2020. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Riccardi Funeral Home Chapel, Cortland. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

WHIPPLE — Margaret R. “Marge” Whipple, 79, of Harford, died Aug. 29, 2020. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

August 31, 2020

Deaths

BALDWIN — Lulu Beth (Crandall) Baldwin, 89, of Canandaigua, and formerly of South Otselic, died Aug. 28, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

BROWN — Elaine M. (Russell) Brown, 68, of Whitney Point, died Aug. 28, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time to be announced. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.