June 18, 2016
BLEECKER — Hiram S Bleecker, 82, of Sunrise, Fla., died June 14, 2016. A memorial service was held at the Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science at 6:30 p.m. June 17.
GRANATO — Mr. Thomas A. Granato, of Cortland, died Thursday June 16, 2016. Arrangements by the Riccardi Funeral Home,Cortland, will be announced when complete.
June 17, 2016
BENNETT — Albert J. “A.J.” Bennett Jr., 88, of Groton, N.Y., died June 15, 2016. There are no calling hours or funeral services.
POST — Janice E. Post, 64, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 15, 2016. Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A time of sharing will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday followed by burial in Glenwood Cemetery.
SCHOOLEY — Patricia Schooley, 61, of Groton, N.Y., died June 16, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Groton Assembly of God, 701 S. Main St., Groton. Interment will be private. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton.
June 16, 2016
CARROLL — Wayne R. Carroll, 60, of Groton, N.Y. died June 13, 2016. There will be no calling hours or services.
DICK — Michael J. Dick, of Dryden, N.Y., died June 14, 2016. Calling hours will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dryden United Methodist Church. A luncheon reception will be held immediately following the service.
McGUIRE — Joseph R. McGuire Sr. of Wilmington, N.C., formerly of Dryden and Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 12, 2015. A memorial Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. June 25 at St. Mary’s Church in Cortland. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery will be followed by an informal gathering for family and friends.
June 15, 2016
CARROLL — Wayne R Carroll, 60, of Groton N.Y., died June 14, 2016.
KNIFFEN — Richard Kniffen, 65, of Little York, N.Y., died June 12, 2016. A Catholic Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s Church in Homer followed by interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
SHAFER — Mary Alice Reynolds Shafer, 92, died June 14, 2016. A funeral Mass will be held at St Leo’s Roman Catholic Church at 5 p.m. Thursday followed by a reception in the church hall. Private burial at St. Leo’s Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.
June 14, 2016
GARV — Edward A. Garv, 73, of Buddy Drive, Locke, N.Y., died June 11, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
JOHNSON — Robert W. Johnson, 80, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 11, 2016. A calling hour will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday with a celebration of life to begin 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
KNIFFEN — Richard E Kniffen, 65, of Little York, N.Y., died June 12, 2016. Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday St, Margaret’s Church Homer. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s paper.
June 13, 2016
POTTER — James R. “Jim” Potter, 73, of Fern Glen Drive, Drumore, Pa., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died June 9, 2016. A celebration memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at The Groff’s Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 528 W. Orange St., Lancaster, Pa. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at Groff’s. The interment will be private.