November 27, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 3, 2020

October 2, 2020

Births

YOUNG — A daughter, Carolyn Joanne Young, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, born Aug. 20 to Emily and Travis Young of Homer, at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse.

Deaths

PETRELLA — John M. Petrella, 76, of Cortland, died Sept. 24, 2020. Calling hours for family and friends will be 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Private family burial will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

October 1, 2020

Deaths

FITZPATRICK — Douglas Richard Fitzpatrick, 87, died Sept. 28, 2020. A memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Cortland.

KINNEY — Lois A. Kinney, 78, of  Freeville, died Sept. 30, 2020. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the New Testament Church, Peruville. Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden has arrangements.

PETRELLA — John M. Petrella, 76, of Cortland, died Sept. 24, 2020. Calling hours for family and friends will be 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Private family burial will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

September 30, 2020

Deaths

No report.

September 29, 2020

Deaths

FRAGNOLI — Jeanne Abdallah Fragnoli, 86, of Cortland, died Sept. 26, 2020. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Cortland. Private graveside services will follow. There are no calling hours.

LITES — Austin Matthew “Ike” Lites, 23, of Cortland, died Sept. 26, 2020. Services will be private. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, is assisting the family.

ROMER — Kyle Nathan Romer, 26, of Cortland, died Sept. 24, 2020. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Funeral services will be private and can be streamed at 11 a.m. Wednesday at www.facebook.com/wrightbeardfuneralhomeinc.

SOPRANO — Aleta Soprano, 87, of Cortland, died Sept. 26 2020. Private services will be held at the family’s convenience at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer, with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

SPINNER — Christina Spinner, 54, of Cortland, died Sept. 25, 2020. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Funeral services will be private.

THORHAUER — John Thorhauer, 83, of Cortland, died Sept. 27, 2020. Private graveside services will be at Cortland Rural Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

WILLARD — Wayne K. Willard, 76, of Cuyler, died Sept. 24, 2020. There will be no services.

WRINN — Loretta P. Wrinn, 87, of Cortland, died Sept. 23, 2020. Family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 3 at the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, 27 Smith Ave., Kingston. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Oct. 3 at Immaculate Conception Church. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

September 28, 2020

Deaths

BROWN — Wayland “Pete” J. Brown Jr., 93, of Marathon, died Sept. 25, 2020. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Center Lisle Cemetery. Arrangements are with Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119 St., Whitney Point.

KEENEY — Brian J. Keeney, formerly of Cuyler, died Sept. 23, 2020. Private graveside services will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Smith Funeral Home has arrangements.

ROMER — Kyle Nathan Romer, 26, of Cortland, died Sept. 24, 2020. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Funeral services will be private and can be streamed at 11 a.m. Wednesday at www.facebook.com/wrightbeardfuneralhomeinc.

THOMAS — Margaret Thomas, 82, of Naples, Fla., died Sept. 24, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery Columbarium.