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Obituary of George W. Dafoe


George W. Dafoe, 65 of Cortland passed away on November 14, 2021 at Cayuga Medical Center. He was born on April 2, 1956 in Massena, NY a son of the late George and Jean Patnode Dafoe.


George was a General Foreman for IBEW 1249. He enjoyed spending time with his family and the great outdoors.

George is survived by his wife, Shelley Dafoe, his son, George Dafoe, step son, Johnathon Majka, four sisters, Brenda Dafoe, Debbie Dafoe, Diane Dafoe, Ellen Krueger, two grandchildren, Charlotte and George Dafoe, and several nieces and nephews.

George was predeceased by his two sisters, Karen and Kathy Dafoe.

Calling hours will be 3-6 PM Friday, December 3 at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. A mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 Saturday, December 4, at St. Mary’s Church, 59 N. Main St., Cortland followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

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