November 27, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Nov. 16-21, 2020

Nov. 21, 2020

Deaths

PENNEY — Cecilia E. Penney, 98, of Cortland, died Nov. 19, 2020. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow at St. Stanislaus Kostki Catholic Cemetery, Binghamton. Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

SHAW — Albert D. Shaw, 84, of Cortland, and formerly of Homer, died Nov. 20, 2020. The Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer, has arrangements.

Nov. 20, 2020

Deaths

CONTO — Nancy L. Conto, 69, died Nov. 15, 2020. Services will be held at a later date.

Nov. 19, 2020

Deaths

FERGUSON — Michael S Ferguson, 65, of McGraw, died Nov. 15, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

KARLE — George Karle, 64, of Liverpool, died Nov. 17, 2020. There will be no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

RILEY — Jay Riley, 64, of Lakewood, Colo., died Nov. 10, 2020. There will be no local service. Aspen Mortuaries, Lakewood, Colo., has arrangements.

Nov. 18, 2020

Deaths

FOSTER — Donald G. Foster, 93, of Locke, died Nov. 15, 2020. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Bird Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has arrangements.

NOWALK — Richard “Dick” A. Nowalk, 74, of Dryden, died Nov. 14, 2020. A private service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. The funeral service will be streamed online at 2 p.m. at m.facebook.com/wrightbeardfuneralhomeinc.

Nov. 17, 2020

Deaths

MURPHY — Peggy Baker Murphy, 72, of Homer, died Nov. 16, 2020. A private memorial service will be held in the spring. The Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer, has arrangements.

RAWLUSZKI — Paul Rawluszki, 69, of Lapeer, died Nov. 13, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

STARR — James Joseph Starr, 75, of Homer, died Nov. 8, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the veterans section of Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

Births

MacTAVISH — A son, Cyrus James MacTavish, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, born Oct. 17 to Caitlin MacTavish and Michael Baier of Holiday Drive, Cortland, at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center.

Nov. 16, 2020

Deaths

HARTWICK — David R. Hartwick, 80, of Locke, died Nov. 13, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.

SCHREIBER — Louise Helen Schreiber, 89, of Homer, died Nov. 11, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has care of her arrangements.