October 23, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of September 14-19, 2020

September 19, 2020

Deaths

COOK — Roland Cook, 93, of Silver Spring, Md., died Sept 4, 2020. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A military graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

MADONNA — Anthony J. “Tony” Madonna, 99, of Cortland, died Sept. 16, 2020. A celebration of life will be announced in the spring.

MORGAN — Michael A. Morgan died. Drive-by visitation will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. A private family funeral service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 26 and will be streamed online at www.facebook/wrightbeardfuneralhomeinc. A celebration of life party will be held at a later date.

SCHERZ — Herbert Werner Scherz, 84, died June 23, 2020. A private celebration of life is planned for spring of 2021.

September 18, 2020

Deaths

MADONNA — Anthony “Tony” Madonna, 99, of Cortland, died Sept. 16, 2020. Arrangements will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

RIEHLMAN — Robert D. Riehlman, 87, formerly of Cortland, died Sept. 16, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

September 17, 2020

Deaths

LANG — Paul L. Lang, of Cortland, died Sept. 15, 2020. Friends may call from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. The funeral will start at noon. Burial will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Services will be streamed online at noon Saturday at www.facebook.com/wrightbeardfuneralhomeinc.

MESTLER — Richard “Dick” H. Mestler, 91, of Groton, died Sept. 14, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Groton Rural Cemetery.

POTTER — Sally A. Potter, 80, of Cortland, died Sept. 12, 2020. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

September 16, 2020

Deaths

BUSH — Nathan J. Bush, 27, of Truxton, died Sept. 13, 2020. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Bush residence, 5323 Sprouse Road, Truxton. Following burial at Taylor Cemetery, there will be a celebration of life at the residence.

CABRAL — Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Cabral, 82, formerly of Marathon, died Sept. 14, 2020. Visitation and services will be private. Arrangements are with Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

McLYMAN — Charles “Mac” Henry McLyman, 93, a native of Cortland, and long-term resident of Sun City Center, Fla., died Aug. 25, 2020. A memorial service will be held in 2021.

PAULDINE — Barbara B. Pauldine, 78, of Cortland, died Sept. 12, 2020. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A Mass of celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland.

SMITH — Letta Marie Adams Smith, of Scottsdale, Ariz., and formerly of Cortland, died Sept. 12, 2020. Private services with inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.

September 15, 2020

Deaths

No report.

September 14, 2020

Deaths

HAMILTON — Robert Charles Hamilton died Sept. 11, 2020. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden.