September 10, 2016
FRISBIE — William Joseph Frisbie, 67, of Homer, N.Y., and Boulder, Colo., died Sept. 4, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 18, at the American Legion on Main Street in Homer, to be continued at Easy Street.
MARTIN — Anita B. Martin died Aug. 23, 2016, in Cortland, N.Y. A celebration of her life will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully. Calling hours will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, at the funeral home.
September 9, 2016
LYON — Dawn M. Lyon, 60, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your public library, local hospital funds or palliative care facilities.
KNAPP — Jerome “Jerry” F. Knapp, 64, of Marathon, N.Y., died Sept. 7, 2016. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Services, 2659 Main St., Whitney Point. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Stephen’s Church, Academy St., Marathon.
STEVENS — Blanche Hall Carter Stevens, 76, of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2016, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A service of remembrance and dinner will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Spafford Fire Department on Route 41 in Homer.
September 8, 2016
ALLEN — Malcolm G. Allen, 89, of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 1, 2016, in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Private graveside services will take place at the family’s convenience.
GAY — Luella B. Gay, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 6, 2016. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at The United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cortland.
September 7, 2016
DeSTEFANO — Salvatore M. DeStefano, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 5, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony’s prior to mass.
CREQUE — Nancy S. Creque, of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 4, 2016. There will be a celebration-of-life open house for friends and family from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday at her home.
September 6, 2016
BUGGS — Kenneth R. Buggs Sr., 94, of Cortland, N.Y., and Port Charlotte, Fla., died Sept. 4, 2016. A calling hour will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday with a time of sharing to follow at 3 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
COUCH — Robert “Bob” Couch, 74 of Sevierville, Tenn., formerly of Marathon, N.Y., died Sept. 1, 2016. Services were held Saturday at Rawlings Funeral Home Sevierville.
EMERSON — Francis E. Emerson, 82, of Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 4, 2016. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Zirbel Funeral Home in Groton has care of arrangements.
GIAMEI — Mary O. Giamei, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 31, 2016. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the church prior to Mass.
STACK — Patrick K. Stack, 55, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 5, 2016. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland is assisting the family with arrangements.
RIEHL — Stella M. (Shepard) Riehl, 75, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Sept. 1, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in North Pitcher Cemetery.