December 5, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Nov. 2-7, 2020

Nov. 7, 2020

Deaths

PEPPIN-LACEY — Anne Marie Peppin-Lacey, 57, of Dryden died Nov. 5, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

PRICE — Kenneth Marvin Price Jr., 57, of Dundee, died Nov. 5, 2020. Services will be private at the family’s convenience. Haughey Funeral Home Inc., Corning, has arrangements.

REESE — Thomas W. Reese, 84, died Nov. 4, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday for immediate family only, but a Zoom video link is available on the W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home website.

Nov. 6, 2020

Deaths

BROWN — Elsie M. Brown, 90, of Marathon, died Nov. 2, 2020. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

METZLER — Daryl P. “Buz” Metzler, 69, of Groton, died Nov. 3, 2020. Private services and burial in McLean Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

Nov. 5, 2020

Deaths

BLAVOS— Mary Sloat Tvaroha Blavos, 74, of North Ridgeville, Ohio, died Nov. 1, 2020. No services will be held at this time. Cowling Funeral Home, Oberlin, Ohio, has arrangements.

JANACK — Larry E. Janack, 66, of Homer, died Nov. 2, 2020. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 US Route 11, Homer. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Funeral services, with military honors, will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Nov. 4, 2020

Deaths

CHRISTOFFERSON — George John Christofferson Jr., 85, of Groton, died Nov. 1, 2020. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Willow Glen Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has care of arrangements.

FOSTER — Mary L. Foster, 75, of Groton, died Nov. 2, 2020. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

HELMS — Donna M. Helms, 74, of Route 41, Scott, died Nov. 2, 2020. Funeral services will start with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Interment will follow in Scott Union Cemetery, Route 41, Scott. Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer, has arrangements.

JANACK — Larry E. Janack, 66, of James Street, Homer, died Nov. 2, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer.

Nov. 3, 2020

Deaths

CHRISTOFFERSON — G. John Christofferson, Jr., 85, of Spring Street Ext., Groton, died Nov. 1, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

DWYER — Margaret Helena Dwyer, 93 of Truxton, died Nov. 1, 2020. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Church, Truxton. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the church. The rite of committal and burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, has arrangements.

ELWOOD — Kathryn L. (Henry) Elwood, 96, of Cincinnatus (Taylor), died Oct. 31, 2020. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Masks must be worn and social distancing will be in effect. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. 

HALL — Steven G. Hall, 62, of Marathon, died Oct. 21, 2020. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 state Route 221.  A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Berean Bible Church, Greene.

HAND — Irving Hand Jr., 61, of Lapeer, died Oct. 31, 2020. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family.

LANDERS — Richard M. Landers, 81, of Willet, died Oct. 30, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

MULCAHY — Edmund J Mulcahy, 72 of Cortland, died Oct. 29, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

SIMMONS — Gary E. Simmons, 78, of Dryden, died Oct. 30, 2020. There will be no calling hours or services. In lieu of flowers please consider a gift to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in his memory.

STEVENS — Sally I. Stevens, 88 of Marathon, died Nov. 1, 2020. There will be no calling hours. There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Virgil Rural Cemetery for both Sally and her husband, Francis. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, has arrangements.

THORNTON — Adelaphine E. “Dellie” Thornton, 84, of High Street, Homer, died Oct. 29, 2020. Calling hours will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 US Route 11, Homer. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Memorial services will be private and at the convenience of the family. The service will be streamed at facebook.com/donaldlbarberfuneralhome.

Nov. 2, 2020

Deaths

ELWOOD — Kathryn L. (Henry) Elwood, 96, of Cincinnatus (Taylor), died Oct. 31, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

MARTIN — Ruth E. Martin, 88, of Georgetown, died Oct. 27, 2020. There are no services or calling hours. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, is handling the arrangements.

MAUZY — John Mauzy, 79, of Cuyler, died Oct. 27, 2020. There are no calling hours and the funeral service will be private. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, is handling the arrangements.