Zakary R. Grant, 10, of Marathon, N.Y. passed away unexpectedly on Saturday February 8, 2020 at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center.
Zakary was born September 7, 2009 in Syracuse, N.Y. the son of Charles E. Grant, Jr. and Elizabeth A. Bishop Grant. Zak was a 5th grade student at Applebee Elementary School in Marathon, and was a loving and devoted son, brother and friend.
In addition to his parents; Zak is survived by two sisters; Alysha Grant and Tynishah Grant both at home, his maternal grandparents; Cindy Hayes (Joe Marshall) of McGraw and Randal Bishop of Marathon and Marilyn Bishop of Cortland; and great-grandmother; Vivian Nilson of Cortland and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Zak was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Charles Grant, Sr., and Mary Grant.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday at 5 p.m. at the Christian Assembly of God Church 175 Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y. with Pastor Adam Gosser officiating. The Grant family will be present to receive friends on Friday from 2 p.m.-4:45 p.m. in the church just prior to the start of services. Contributions in Zak’s memory may be made to his parents. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.riccardifuneralhome.com