October 23, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of June 7-12, 2021

June 12, 2021

Deaths

BARHITE — Edward G. Barhite Jr., 74, of Homer and formerly of Groton, died Feb. 21, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. June 19 at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.  Interment will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

CREE — Beverly Mae Butterfield Cree, 96, of Johnson City died June 5, 2021. Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are in the care of James Shara, Sunset Memorial Services, Whitney Point. 

HAYS — Sally E. Hays, 79, of Groton, died Jan. 4, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. June 19 at the Groton Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, has care of arrangements.

SMITH — Lawrence J. Smith, 81, of Cortland, died June 6, 2021. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A private burial will be held at a later date.

STEVENS — Robert “Bob” Stevens, 82, of Marathon, died June 10, 2021. A service was held Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Marathon, 5 Park St., Marathon.

June 11, 2021

Deaths

SAYRE — Mary (Billie) Sayre died June 12, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
 

June 10, 2021

Deaths

DELANEY — Charlotte A. Delaney, 71, formerly of Preble Road, Preble, died June 6, 2021. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Preble Congregational Church, 1953 Preble Road, Preble. Memorial services will immediately follow at 5:30 p.m.

June 9, 2021

Deaths

NICHOLS — Reed Nichols, 40, of Augusta, Ga., died June 6, 2021.  A full obituary will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.

REYNOLDS — Gerald Reynolds, 76, of Locke (Summerhill), died June 4, 2021. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. The family asks of all who attend to please wear a mask when not seated and to practice social distancing when possible. Burial in West Hill Cemetery in Homer will follow the service. Those who ride motorcyles and are planning to attend the burial are asked to consider riding theirs to the cemetery.

SMITH — Lawrence Smith, 87, of Cortland, died June 6, 2021.  A full obituary will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral, Cortland.

SNYDER — Lois Mary Snyder, 95, of McGraw, died June 3, 2021. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family

WARFLE — Helen Warfle, 86, of Cortland, died May 31, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

June 8, 2021

Deaths

BROWN — Nancy J. Brown, 80, of Haights Gulf Road, Cortland, died June 4, 2021. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 Route 11, Homer.

CURRIE — Judah P. Currie Jr., aka Jude or Sonny, of Williamstown, died May 31, 2021. A graveside service will be held with family at 10 a.m. Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

MESMER — Johanna S. Mesmer, 75, of Dryden, died June 4, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden.

June 7, 2021

Deaths

DEAN — Howard Gilbert Dean, 75, of Locke, died June 2, 2021. There will be no services or calling hours.

FAIRCHILD
— Jerry F. Fairchild, 73, of Preble, died June 4, 2021. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday with a service at noon at Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully.