October 27, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of March 22-27, 2021

March 27, 2021

Deaths

BIERBAUM — Agnes Marie Bierbaum, 86, formerly of Cortland, died March 24, 2021. A funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mount Dora, Fla. The service will be livestreamed via www.youtube.com/channel/UC3jhCVQwLdUbsU8-NlzhXMA?view_as=subscriber. Condolences can be offered at www.hardenpauli.com.

GLEZEN — Linda Lou (Carey) Glezen, 73, of Lisle, died March 25, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Berean Bible Church, 109 County Road 2, Greene. COVID regulations will be in effect. Arrangements are in the care of James Shara.

HOLLAND — William Francis “Bill” Holland died March 24, 2021. Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Marathon. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will follow at noon. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery at a later date. Marathon Memorial Chapel has arrangements.   

STEGER — James Leonard Steger, 82, a native of the Cortland area, died March 19, 2021. Visitation will be from noon to 1:45 p.m. Friday at Preble Congregational Church. A private service will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Face coverings and social distancing will be in effect. The service will be livestreamed via www.hdezwebcast.com/show/james-steger or by visiting the Wright-Beard Funeral Home website.

March 26, 2021

Deaths

CANNAVINO — Karla Marie White Cannavino, 51, of Homer died March 22, 2021. There will be no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family. 

HALL — Edith Hall, 99, died March 19, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dryden Baptist Church, 138 Virgil Road, Dryden. Wright Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, has arrangements.

HOLLAND — William F. Holland, 71, of Marathon, died March 23, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

SMITH — Joy Antoinette Smith, 33, died March 21, 2021. A service was held today at the Christian Assembly of God Cortland Church on Port Watson Street in Cortland. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, assisted the family.

TEMPLE — John L. Temple, 81, of Scott, died March 23, 2021. Calling hours will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 Route 11, Homer. State COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Masks must be worn at all times; social distancing practices will also be in place. Memorial services, with Marine Corps honors, will be private and at the convenience of the family.

March 25, 2021

Deaths

DIAZ — Ruth T. (Smith) Diaz, 101, of Cincinnatus, died March 23, 2021. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the start of the service. Masks must be worn and social distancing will be in effect. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. 

MARKS — Susan Bell Marks, 62, of Virgil, died March 22, 2021. The service will be private but will be livestreamed at 10:30 a.m. Friday at www.hdezwebcast.com/show/susan-marks or by visiting the Wright-Beard Funeral Home website.

TEMPLE — John L. Temple, 81, of Scott, died March 23, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

March 24, 2021

Deaths

HALL — Edith Eloise Webster Hall, 99, died March 19, 2021.

HUGO — Donna M. Hugo, 82, of Ithaca, died March 21, 2021. Calling hours are 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m.

MOREHOUSE — Roger L. Morehouse, 66, died March 22, 2021. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m Friday at the funeral home. Masks and social distancing will be in effect. Private interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.

STEGER — James Leonard Steger, 82, died March 19, 2021. Services will be April 2 at Preble Congregational Church. Visitation is from noon to 1:45 p.m. with a private service from 2 to 3 p.m. The service will be livestreamed at www.hdezwebcast.com/show/james-steger or via Wright-Beard Funeral Home’s website.

TANNER — Theresa M. Tanner, 93, of Cortland, died March 22, 2021. There will be no calling hours or services. Interment will be in the Holmes family plot at Spring Forest Cemetery in Binghamton at the family’s convenience.

Births

GEIBEL — A daughter, Eleanor Clark Geibel, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, born March 12 to Jennifer Petrucco Geibel and Evan Geibel of Cortlandville at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center.

March 23, 2021

Deaths

BRIGLIO — Mary I. Briglio, 78, of McGraw, died March 19, 2021. A celebration of life and burial will be held at a later date in Lake Luzerne.

SHAFFER — Gertrude “Trudi” M. (Ketola) Shaffer, 91, of Cortland, died March 17, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. There are no calling hours. Burial at Willow Glen Cemetery will immediately follow. Due to COVID restrictions, the family has requested for only close family and friends to attend.

March 22, 2021

Deaths

PICERNO — Dr. Vince Picerno, 95, of Cortland, died March 18, 2021. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family with arrangements. Services will be live-streamed at www.hdezwebcast.com/show/vince-picerno or via the Wright-Beard website.