December 2, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of April 26-May 1, 2021

May 1, 2021

Deaths

MORGAN — Roger Morgan, 73, of Cortland, died April 29, 2021. Calling hours will be 3 to 5 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Social distancing and face coverings will be required. Burial will be private.

SAVAGE — Crystal L. Savage, 32, of Cortland, died April 29, 2021. There will be no services at this time. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family.

April 30, 2021

Deaths

KEEP — Edwin Keep, 85, of Homer, died April 23. There will be no formal services. Burial, with full military honors, will be in a private graveside service.

RUMSEY — Velma June “Jackie” Rumsey, 55, died April 24, 2021. Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be at a later date.

April 29, 2021

Deaths

No report.

April 28, 2021

Deaths

CONKLIN — David Conklin, 82, of Marathon, died April 22, 2021. Services will be private.
FAIRCHILD — Heather J. Fairchild, 61, of Cortland, died April 11, 2021. No services were announced.

WARFIELD — Douglas Collings Warfield, 90, of Cortland died April 26, 2021. Funeral arrangements will be made by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Services will be private.

WHITEMAN — Duane “Dee” Whiteman, of Preble, died Jan. 12, 2021. Graveside services with Air Force honors will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery, Route 281, Preble.

April 27, 2021

Deaths

VARTANIAN — Bonnie J. Vartanian, 94, of Homer, died April 15, 2021. A graveside service will take place at noon May 26 at the East Side Cemetery in Afton. A reception will follow at the River Club in Afton. Graveside services entrusted to C.H. Landers Funeral Home, 21 Main St., Sidney.

WARD — Arlene E. Ward, 90, of Groton, died April 23, 2021. There will be no services.

WHITE — Donald Hamilton White Jr., 78, of Maryville, Tenn., and formerly of Homer, died April 22, 2021. His family will hold a private memorial a later date.

April 26, 2021

Deaths

FISK — Ilene Fisk, 83, of Cortland, died April 23, 2021. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. State and local guidelines regarding social distancing and capacity are in effect. Face coverings are required. Burial will follow at the Truxton Cemetery.