December 1, 2021

Deaths and births for the week of Nov. 1-6, 2021

November 6, 2021

Deaths

VANDERPOEL — Kathy L. Vanderpoel, 61, of Homer, died Nov. 2, 2021. A calling hour will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Private burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held in the spring.

November 5, 2021

Deaths

BELL — Thomas Henry Bell, 88, of Cortland, died Oct. 30, 2021. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church of Homer.

KIRK — James P. “Jim” Kirk, 81, of Moravia, died Oct. 29, 2021. Funeral services are 1:45 p.m. Saturday at Dresserville Bible Baptist Church. Calling hours from noon to 1:45 at the church. Burial in Groton Rural Cemetery.

O’CONNOR — Barbara May O’Connor, 83, of Leesburg, Fla., and a native of Syracuse, died Nov. 3, 2021.

ROWE — Charles A. “Charlie” Rowe, 58, of Cortland, died Nov. 2, 2021. A celebration of his life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Elks Lodge.

VANDERPOEL — Kathy Vanderpoel, 61, of Homer, died Nov. 2, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland.

November 4, 2021

Deaths

BENNETT — Glenn E. Bennett, 71, of Cortland, died Oct. 24, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

DEDRICK — Henry C. Dedrick, 73, of Glen Aubrey, died Nov. 1, 2021. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Services, Whitney Point. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Center Lisle Cemetery.

HABERMEHL — Herbert A. Habermehl, 91, of Cortland, died Oct. 28, 2021. Visitation will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Berean Bible Church on
Route 13, Cortland, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. There will be a graveside service immediately following at the Cortland Rural Cemetery on Tompkins Street for family and friends.

SMITH — Richard I. Smith, 92, of Cincinnatus, died Nov. 2, 2021. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at United Presbyterian Church, 5695 Deerpath Lane, Cincinnatus. Burial will follow at Taylor Rural Cemetery.

November 3, 2021

Deaths

ERICKSON — Mary Kathleen “Kate” Erickson, 89, of Cortland, died Oct. 31, 2021. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at White Chapel Funeral Home, Auburn. A service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

FIORENTINI — Louis Fiorentini, 96, of Cortland, died Nov 1, 2021. Calling hours will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

KIRK ­— James P. “Jim” Kirk, of Moravia, Oct. 29, 2021.

November 2, 2021

Deaths

AUBERGER — Joseph Peter Auberger Sr., 83, died Oct. 29, 2021. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Cincinnatus. There will be no prior calling hours.

BROWN — Harold E. Brown died Oct. 23, 2021. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 state Route 221, Marathon. The family has requested those in attendance to please wear a face mask. Burial will be at Marathon Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

LEMIN — John R. Lemin, 40, of South Otselic, died Oct. 31, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

WICKER — Marjorie J. Wicker, 90, of Orange City, died Oct. 26, 2021. She will be cremated and buried in Rome Cemetery. The Wicker and Sala families plan a memorial gathering to take place in Orange City when schedules and travel permit.

November 1, 2021

Deaths

AUBERGER — Joseph Peter Auberger Sr., 83, of Cincinnatus, died Oct. 29, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

DOUGHERTY — Bonnie J. (Marshall) Dougherty, 79, of Marathon, died Oct. 29, 2021. There won’t be any services.

SCHMITZ — Suzanne L. Schmitz, 72, of Little York, died Oct. 24, 2021. A celebration of life will be Saturday in Ithaca. Contact the family for the time and venue.