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Death and Birth Notices

January 9, 2016

CRANDALL — Leon R. (Lee) Crandall Sr., 81, of Oxford, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2016, at his home. A funeral service was to be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the R. J. Fahy Funeral Home in Norwich. Calling hours were from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. Interment will be at a later date in the Mount Hope Cemetery.
KINTER — Mark E. Kinter, 63,died Jan. 7, 2016. There will be no services.
KISSEL — Barbara Jean Kissel, 63, died Jan. 7, 2016. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a time for sharing for those who choose to do so.
KOZDEMBA — Mary Calkins Foster Kozdemba, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 8, 2016, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Cortland. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. prior to the service at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. in Cortland.

 

January 8, 2016

CARDWELL — Suzanne A. Cardwell, of Dryden, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at the Cayuga Medical Center. The family will receive friends at an informal gathering to be held from 2 to8 p.m. today at 51 W. Main St., Dryden. Friends may park at the Perkins Funeral Home. A full obituary and plans for a celebration of her life will be announced at a later date.
KISSEL — Barbara J. Kissel, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 7, 2016. Arrangements will be announced by the Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.
SMITH — Douglas Eugene Smith Jr., 54, of Montezuma, Ga., and formerly of Florida, died Jan. 4, 2016, in Oglethorpe, Ga. Calling hours are from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden, N.Y. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
THORPE — James Francis Thorpe, 75, died Jan. 6, 2016, at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Calling hours will run from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, N.Y.

January 7, 2016

McFALL — Earl “Bud” F. McFall, 86, West Groton Road, Groton, N.Y., died Dec. 31, 2015, at Northwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the services. Burial will be held at a later date in the Groton Rural Cemetery.
ROBERTS — Marlea (Crandall) Roberts died Dec. 28, 2015, in Clearwater, Fla. A service will be held Jan. 15 in Clearwater, Fla., with a celebration of life immediately following.

January 6, 2016

DeSTEFANO — Remo G. DeStefano, 94, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2016, at University Hospital in Syracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. The Christian Rite of Committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
KINNER — Maurice W. “Creamy” Kinner, 94, of Marathon, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2016. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Marathon Cemetery.
MORTON — Kathryn S. Morton, 101, formerly of Sears Road in Cortlandville, died Jan. 4, 2016, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
SHAPIRO — Beth Anne Shapiro, 74, died Dec. 29, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Creamery Hills, 355 Creamery Road, Richford.
SMITH — Leslie W. Smith, 79, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2016, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will be private.
STACK — Mary P. Stack, “Sis,” 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2016, at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. The Christian Rite of Committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.There are no calling hours.

January 5, 2016

DILLON — Schuyler W. “Bill” Dillon, 91 of Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2016, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer. Burial will follow the funeral service in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.
QUATRO — Albert Quatro died Dec. 24, 2015 in Clearwater, Fla. There will be no calling hours or funeral services.
STACK — Mary P. Stack, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2016, at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Arrangements will be announced Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.

January 4, 2016

BELL — Margaret E. Frohmander Poore Bell, 92, formerly of 92 N. Main St., Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2016, in Cortland Park Nursing Center. There will be no calling hours or funeral services.
BENSON — Earlene L. Day Benson, 93, died Jan. 2, 2016. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the West Groton Bible Church at 854 Cobb St., Groton. The funeral will also be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church followed by a burial and committal service at the West Groton Cemetery on Durfee Road. A reception will be held at the church following the services.
MACK — Thomas J. Mack, 71, of Truxton, N.Y., died Dec. 31, 2015, at his home. There will be no services or calling hours.
MAHON — Julianna Wayman Mahon (Julie), 39, of Auburn, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2016, at her home. Services will be held Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3725 Fairview Drive, Cortland. Calling hours will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with the funeral immediately following.
RENIFF — Ruth Herrmann Reniff died Jan. 1, 2016. A memorial service will be held in the spring at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, Ithaca.
SUSTAD — Talan Thomas Sustad, 7, of Willet, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2016, at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Willet Fire Station. Burial will be in Willet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the start of the service Wednesday at the fire station. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
VOGEL — Ruth L. Vogel, 77, of Truxton, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2016, at her home. Services will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Truxton Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

 


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