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West Winfield Star 2023 Death Notices
Obituaries on this page are listed by issue date and are updated weekly.


February 1, 2023

John (Jack) R. Baylis, 82, of Cassville, died at the Siegenthaler Center Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023.

Donald M. Brown, 81, of Brookfield, died at home Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023.

Cordell Homer Dye, 71, of Kersey, Colorado, died Jan. 6, 2023 in Greeley, Colorado, after a long illness.

Janet B. Fikes, 86, of Burlington Flats, died Jan. 19, 2023 in Oneonta.

Connie Elizabeth Gregory, 74, of Garrattsville, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023 at her home after a lengthy battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Barbara Hilda Heuser (Tanney) of Auburn, formerly of West Winfield, died Sept. 11, 2022.

January 25, 2023

E. Elmer Perkins, 86, of West Winfield, died Jan. 12, 2023.

Bette J. Maxson, 94, of Richfield Springs, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2023 in her home. 

Meghan Elizabeth (Lum) Woodbeck, 39, died at her home Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.

January 18, 2023

Joseph A. Beratta, 87, of Utica, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2023 at St Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Lisa L. Conklin, 60, of Richfield Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. 

Edward V. Edgar, 90, of Ilion, died Saurday, Jan. 7, 2023.

Timothy W. Hodge Sr., 59, affectionately known by all as Hodgie, of Oriskany Falls, died at his home following his courageous battle against cancer early Saturday morning Jan. 7, 2023.

January 11, 2023

A. George Eccleston, 71, of New Berlin, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, in Cooperstown.

Paul D. Ferguson, 80, of Litchfield, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 at Bethany Gardens Skilled Nursing Center in Rome. 

Larry A. Gifford, born Feb. 29, 1952, died at 5 in the morning at his daughter Victoria’s home Jan. 1, 2023.

January 4, 2023

Robert ‘Buzz’ Chapman, 63, of West Winfield, died Dec. 9, 2022, at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville.

Tracey Chapman, 59, of Dayton, OH and formerly of Bridgewater, died Sept. 11, 2022 at his home.

Earl J. David, a lifelong resident of Bridgewater, died at home Dec. 16, 2022.

Beverley (Slater) Harrigan of West Winfield died Dec. 18, 2022.

Arleigh Fikes, 87, of Burlington Flats, died Dec. 20, 2022 in Cooperstown.

Eileen L. Martin, 66, of Clinton, died peacefully with her husband by her side Dec. 20, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Russell E. Miller 92, of Unadilla Forks, died at his home Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022.

Sharon W. Sprague, 90, of West Winfield, died at home Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022.

Charles A. Wilcox Jr. 66, of Bridgewater, died at his home Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022.

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