January 20, 2022

Deaths and births for the week of Dec. 27-31, 2021

December 31, 2021

Deaths

D. SMITH — David A. Smith, 60, of Marathon, died Dec. 29, 2021. There will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

F. SMITH — Faith Carrie Smith, 54, of Freeville, died Dec. 26, 2021. Services will be held later in the spring.

SNOW — Sarah M. (VanEpps) Snow, 79, of Marathon, died Dec. 29, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Marathon Memorial Chapel, Marathon.

December 30, 2021

Deaths

HOMER — Michael D. Homer, 64, of Dryden, died Dec. 26, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 US Route 11, Homer.

LEONARD — Roberta A. Adams Leonard, 57, of McGraw, died Dec. 28, 2021. Calling hours will be from noon to 2 p.m Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a memorial service to follow.

MACGREGOR — James W. MacGregor, 71, of Cortland, died Dec. 24, 2021. Services, with Marine Corps honors, will be announced in the spring.

December 29, 2021

Deaths

CARTER — Charles E. Carter, 67, of Cortland, died Dec. 25, 2021. There will be no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family.

HOMER — Michael D. Homer, 64, of Daisy Hollow Road, Dryden, died Dec. 26, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

TRACY — William C. Tracy, 85, of Sempronius, died Dec. 23, 2021. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 8 at Wade Funeral Home, Moravia. A graveside burial service will be held in the spring at Sand Hill Cemetery, Sempronius. 

REIF — Colin Reif, 75, of Homer, died Dec. 26, 2021. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A service will follow at 1 p.m. The funeral will be livestreamed via the Wright- Beard website. Burial will be held in the spring.

December 28, 2021

Deaths

KABANA — Rosalie Kabana, 90, of Cortlandville, died Dec. 27, 2021. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland.

POWERS — Agnes Powers, 94, of Scipio, died Dec. 24, 2021. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Church, Moravia. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Shurtleff Funeral Home, Genoa. Masks will be required at both the church and the funeral home. Spring interment will be at St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Scipio.

THOMPSON — Jo Anne (Jojo) Thompson, 61, of Cortland, died Dec. 22, 2021. In lieu of services, the family will hold a celebration of life at 1 p.m. Jan. 8 at Gator’s Tavern, Cortland.

December 27, 2021

Deaths

VONDERHEIDE ­— Robert Paul Vonderheide, 86, has died. Services will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A reception will follow from 2 to 5 p.m. at Stonehedges Gold Course in Groton.