October 24, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of June 28-July 3, 2021

July 3, 2021

Deaths

BARNED — Charles Henry Barned, 83, of Cortland, died June 30, 2021. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. A brief memorial service will be at 6 p.m.

GRIFFIN — Janice L. Griffin, 71, of Homer, died July 1, 2021. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer.

LITTLE — Robert E. Little, 78, of Homer, died July 1, 2021. Services are at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer.

WARTLE — Leonard E. Wartle, 88, of Cortland, died June 29, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Cortland Rural Cemetery.

WHITE — Thomas E. White, 74, of Cortland, died July 1, 2021. Calling hours will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A service will follow at 6 p.m.

July 2, 2021

Deaths

AYRES — Paul R. Ayres, 49, of Groton, died June 29, 2021. A funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to noon before the service.

July 1, 2021

Deaths

ADAMS — Ruth S. Adams, 93, of Groton, died June 28, 2021. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church, Groton. Interment will follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetary.

CROSBY — Andrew C. Crosby, 25, of Homer, died June 29, 2021. Arrangements will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

GUINTO — Sheila Margaret (Ryan) Guinto, 79, of Syracuse, died June 29, 2021. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church in DeWitt. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetary in Cortland.

RAINBOW — Alan Dean Rainbow, 74, of Cortland, died June 27, 2021. A celebration of life will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Homer American Legion.

June 30, 2021

Deaths

GILLETTE — Pearl E. (Rose) Gillette, 78, of Cortland, died June 28, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. July 12 at Taylor Rural Cemetery. There will be no prior calling hours or funeral services. Friends are invited to join the family for a luncheon at the Cincinnatus Fire Station immediately following the graveside service.

June 29, 2021

Deaths

ABRAMS — Dianne C. Abrams, 75, of Cortland, died June 28, 2021. Calling hours will be held 4 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. There will be a celebration of life at 6 p.m.

BENSON — Norman S. Benson, 98, of Groton, died June 25, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the West Groton Bible Church. Internment will follow in the West Groton Cemetary.

DIMON — V. Nellie Dimon, 91, of Cortland, died June 27, 2021. The family will receive visitors from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Riccardi Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetary.

RAINBOW — Alan Dean Rainbow, 74, of Cortland, died June 27, 2021. A celebration of life is being planned and will be announced in a full obituary

WOLF — Thomas O. Wolf, 72, of Cortland, died June 19, 2021. Funeral services will be private.

June 28, 2021

Deaths

BENSON — Norman Benson, 98, of Groton, died June 25, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 William St., Groton.

PALEY — Carol A. Paley, 65, died June 25, 2021. Services will be from noon to 4 p.m. Friday at W.E. Wade Sons Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. A celebration of life will follow from 4 p.m. until close at Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia.