November 30, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of July 26-31, 2021

July 31, 2021

Deaths

BAILEY — Carol Cherchio Bailey, 80, of Cortland, died May 16, 2021. A graveside ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at St. Mary’s Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow at noon at St. Charles Bar, 83 Central Ave., Cortland.

CARD — Duane R. Card Jr., 51 of Cortland, died July 18, 2021.

COBB — Donald P. Cobb, 94, of McGraw died Feb. 24, 2021. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 7 at the McGraw Rural Cemetery.  There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, is taking care of the arrangements.

HNATKO — Emil Eugene Hnatko, 89, of Cortland, died July 28, 2021.

July 30, 2021

Deaths

SHELDON — Paul E. Sheldon, 52, of Homer, died July 25, 2021. Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

July 29, 2021

Deaths

RAWSON — Debra Sue Rawson, 56, of Cortland, died June 28, 2021. Services will be held 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the United Presbyterian Church, Cortland. A celebration of life and dinner will follow at Andrew Fuller Park, Scott.

SHELDON — Paul E. Sheldon, 52, of Homer, died July 25, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

July 28, 2021

Deaths

HOWARD-STOCKTON — Casey J. Howard-Stockton, 26, of Locke, died July 25, 2021. Calling hours will be from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 7 at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. A memorial service will be held immediately after at noon.

TURNER — A celebration of Bruce Turner’s life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Elks Lodge. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is serving the family.

ROBINSON — Barbara Marie Robinson, 66, of Freeville, died July 20, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 William St., Groton.

July 27, 2021

Deaths

ODINEK — Dawn Smith Odinek died July 24, 2021. There will be no calling hours. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen’s Church, Whitney Point.

PARKER — James “Grampy” R. Parker, Jr., 58, of Union Valley, died July 23, 2021. The family will be present to receive friends at the from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. There will be no formal funeral service.

July 26, 2021

Deaths

ALVORD — James Dewitt Alvord, 69, of Moravia, died July 23, 2021. Private services will be held Tuesday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton. He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

JACKSON — Ellen M. Jackson, 77, of Freeville, died July 22, 2021. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. A memorial service will be held at the end of calling hours.