October 18, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Feb. 18-23, 2021

Feb. 20, 2021

Deaths

HASENJAGER ­— John L. Hasenjager, 83, of Cincinnatus, died Feb. 19, 2021. There are no services. K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, has arrangements.

HASENJAGER ­— William F. Hasenjager, 84, of Moravia, died Feb. 14, 2021. There will be no services at this time. Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles, has arrangements.

LAKEMAN — Ella (Elly) Brown Lakeman, 86, of Merritt Island, Fla., formerly of Homer and Locke, died Jan. 30, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. March 13 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 560 S. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island, Fla.

LEWIS ­— Virginia M. Lewis, 61, of Triangle, died Feb. 15, 2021. Sunset Memorial Services, Whitney Point, has arrangements.

LINES ­— Nicholas Henry Lines, 18, of Homer, died Feb. 18, 2021. A celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday as an open house at the new barns of Trinity Valley, East Homer.

LUDWIG ­— Dorla D. Ludwig, 84, of Old Forge, a native of Cortland, died Feb. 8, 2021. Services will be held in the spring in Boonville Cemetery at a date to be announced. There are no calling hours. Trainor Funeral Home, Boonville, has arrangements.

POLCARO — Doris A. Polcaro, 89, of Willington, Conn., a native of Syracuse, died Jan. 26, 2021. Private graveside services and interment in the Virgil cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. Perkins Funeral Homer, Dryden, has arrangements.

Feb. 19, 2021

Deaths

BROWN — Louise A. Brown, 81, of Sessions Hill Road, Homer, died Feb. 16, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 Route 11, Homer. Services will be streamed live at www.facebook.com/donaldlbarberfuneralhome.

CHAPMAN ­— Gregg A. Chapman, 61, of Cortland, died Feb. 17, 2021. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

SCHINK — Arnold Schink, 87, of Cortland, died Feb. 11, 2021. Services will be announced at a later date. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

TALBOT — George W. Talbot, 82, of Groton, died Feb. 17, 2021. There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at Groton Rural Cemetery at a future date. Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton, has arrangements.

Feb. 18, 2021

Deaths

AMIDON — Christine Amidon, 72, of Cortland, died Feb. 14, 2021. A celebration of her life will take place in the spring at a date to be determined.

SPADA ­— Robert Spada, 73, of Cortland, died Feb. 17, 2021. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is serving the family.

TESORIERO — Edward J. Tesoriero, 89, a native of Cortland, died Jan. 28, 2021. No services were announced.

Feb. 17, 2021

Deaths

HEATH — Beverly J. Heath died Feb. 14, 2021. A prayer service and burial will take place in the spring at a date to be determined. Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer, has arrangements.

SMITH — Gary James Smith, 78, died Feb. 12, 2021. Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, Lakeland, Fla., has arrangements.

Feb. 16, 2021

Deaths

BELL ­— Gerald Richard (Ricky) Bell Jr., 57, of Cortland, died Feb. 12, 2021. A celebration of life will be held this summer. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family.

CASTERLINE ­— Arlie R. Casterline, 88, of Homer, died Feb. 13, 2021. Memorial services will be at the convenience of the family.

CORTEZ — Herman Cortez, 72, of North Street, McGraw, died Feb. 13, 2021. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer, has arrangements.

CROUCH ­— Paul H. Crouch, Sr., 89, of Groton, died Feb. 12, 2021. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Groton Rural Cemetery at a date and time to be announced. There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has arrangements.

RATHJE — Stephen H. Rathje, 72, of Stony Creek, died Jan. 22, 2021. A celebration of life will be held in June or July with the date and location to be announced. Alexander Funeral Home, Warrensburg, has arrangements.

Feb. 15, 2021

Deaths

No paper.