October 25, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of March 1-6, 2021

March 6, 2021


ALDRICH — Doris J. Aldrich, 88, of Cuyler, died Feb. 28, 2021. A private family service will be held. A celebration of life will be in the spring. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, has arrangements.

BREWSTER — Catherine M. “Cathy” Brewster, 64, of Whitney Point, died March 4, 2021. Sunset Memorial Services, Whitney Point, has arrangements.

HILL — Daniel Kenneth Hill, 64, died Feb. 25, 2021. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. March 13 at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. A service, which will be live-streamed, will follow at 3 p.m. Masks and social distancing will be in effect. Capacity may be limited.

KIMMICH — Leonard John Kimmich, 83, of Tavares, Fla., formerly of Marathon, died Feb. 28, 2021. Funeral plans will be made by the family for April. Perkins Funeral Home has arrangements.

WHIDDEN — Beverly A. Whidden, 84, Port Crane, died March 2, 2021. Sunset Memorial Services, Whitney Point, has arrangements.

March 5, 2021


BAILEY — JoAnn M. (Hoffmier) Bailey, 76, of Marathon, died March 3 2021. There will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

BRISTOW — William David Bristow, 73, of McDonough, died March 2, 2021. A calling hour will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Monday folloed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Social distancing and masks will be in effect. The service can be livestreamed at www.hdezwebcast.com/show/william-bristow-funeral-live-stream or by visiting the Wright-Beard Funeral Home website.

STEVENS — Ralph Jay Stevens, 72, of Nichols, died March 2, 2021.

March 4, 2021


No report.

March 3, 2021


BUSH — Eleanor Bush, 90, of Homer, died Feb. 28, 2021. A calling hour will be 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, with a funeral service to begin at 2 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.

MARTIN — Alice Jane Martin, 56, of Cortland, died Feb. 27, 2021. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hartwell Funeral Home, Tully. A service will follow at 2 p.m. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Masks are required. Burial will be in the spring in Truxton Cemetery.

MOORE — Dale R. Moore, 82, of Cortland, died Feb. 28, 2021. Burial will be in the spring at McGraw Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

RICE — Bradley Rice, 34, of Cortland, died Feb. 24, 2021. A service will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Face coverings and social distancing will be required.

TOKAR — Francis “Fran” Norman Tokar, 84, formerly of Cortland, died Feb. 25, 2021. An inurnment ceremony was performed on Feb. 28.

March 2, 2021


ALOI — John P. Aloi, 90, of New Berlin, died Feb. 23, 2021. A memorial service will be held in the spring.

KIMMICH — Leonard J. Kimmich, 83, formerly of Harford, died Feb. 28, 2021. Perkins Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

March 1, 2021


NEILD — Clarice Elizabeth (Betty) Zakour Neild died Feb. 17, 2021. Funeral arrangements will made at a later date.