February 27, 2016
DANIELS — Pastor Donna M. Daniels, 72, died Jan. 28, 2016, at Hospicare in Ithaca. A private burial was held at Greensprings Natural Cemetery, Newfield. A memorial service will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 24 at Christ Chapel of the William George Agency, Freeville.
RADCLIFFE — Melvin “Mel” Frank Radcliffe Sr., 91, died Feb. 21, 2016, at the Groton Nursing Home. There will be no services. The family will hold a private graveside burial at a later date. A celebration of life will be held at a date to be determined in the spring.
February 26, 2016
GIBSON — Donald Ellis Gibson, 99, of Vernon, Conn., died Feb. 21, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Union Congregational Church in Rockville, Conn. Interment will be scheduled in the spring at Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden.
February 25, 2016
CORNELL — Travis Lawrence Cornell, 41, of Marathon, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2016. A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday at Marathon Baptist Church, 5 E. Main St., Marathon. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery in the spring. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church.
February 24, 2016
DENISON — Ruth Denison, 81, of Cortland, died Feb. 21, 2016, at Crown Center. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, with a time of sharing to follow at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland.
DILLON — Mrs. Joyce E. Dillon, 84, of Gainesville, Ga., diedFeb. 22, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a brief illness. Memorial Park South Funeral Home,4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Ga. 30542 is in charge ofarrangements.
FISH EYERLY — Bonnie Lou Fish Eyerly, 69, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. The family will receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y., from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. Friday, with the funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery.
KIELY — Leo E. Kiely died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at the Crouse Community Center in Morrisville, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, from St. Mary’s Church, Hamilton. Interment will be in the spring in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hamilton. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Feb. 26, at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton.
RADCLIFFE — Melvin F. Radcliffe Sr.died Feb. 21, 2016, at the Groton Nursing Facility after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton, N.Y.
SMITH — Bruce E. Smith, 66, of Groton, died Sunday Feb. 21, 2016, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at the Zirbel Funeral Home,115 Williams St., Groton. Spring interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday prior to services at the funeral home.
STOCKHAM — Ruth E. Stockham, 98, died Feb. 22, 2016, at the Cortland Park and Rehabilitation Center. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, with a funeral service to begin at 11 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y., 13045. Burial will be at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
February 23, 2016
BUTTS — Ronald S. Butts (“Buttsy”), 91, of Locke, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2016. There are no service or calling hours. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery.
DENISON — Ruth Denison, 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland.
SMITH — Bruce E, Smith, 66, of Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2016, at Cayuga Medical Center. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St. in Groton. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the services. Burial will be delayed until a later date in the Groton Rural Cemetery.
UNGEWITTER — George Wilhelm Ungewitter, 91, died Feb. 19, 2016. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 45 Hamlin St. in Cortland. A reception at church will follow the funeral service.
WHITE — Ruth Pitman Naramore White, formerly of Whitney Point, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2016. There are no services or calling hours.
February 22, 2016
MEAD — Harvey W. Mead, 90, of Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2016, in Syracuse. Funeral Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
MORSE — John S. Morse, 57, of 20 Lamont Circle, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2016, at home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. There are no calling hours.