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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, January 6, 2007

TUCKER — Gertrude F. Tucker, 99, of Cortland, passed away January 5, 2007 at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
SCHWARTZ — Harry Schwartz, 88, of 707 Elm St., Groton, N.Y., died unexpectedly Jan. 4., 2007, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Groton Rural Cemetery with the Rabbi Scott Glass officiating.

 

Friday, January 5, 2007

GALE — To Joseph Gale and Makayla Bush, 22 N. Church St., Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Hailey Jo, 7 lbs. 6 oz, Dec. 23, 2006.
MILLER — To Charles Miller and Rebecca Ellithorpe, Pitcher, N.Y., a son, Isaiah Emmanuel, 5 lbs. 4 oz., Oct. 10, 2006.
ROBERTS — To Bryan Andrew Roberts and Emily Rae Paro, 62 Owego St., Apt. 2, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Lexi Jean, 7 lbs. 3 oz., Dec. 21, 2006.
VERHOEST — To Patrick and JoAnna Belonsoff Verhoest, 10 Cord Grass Lane, Old Lyme, Conn., a son, Joshua Patrick, 9 lbs. 2 oz., Dec. 20, 2006, in Middletown, Conn. The mother is a former resident of Summerhill.
WITTY — To David Witty and Sara Adams, 85 Bartlett Ave., Apt. 4, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Kaleb Miles Lee, 9 lbs., Dec. 22, 2006.

CUMMINGS — Ralph L. Cummings, 77, of Salt Road, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2007, at the Groton Nursing Facility. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
HALLADAY — Carl John Halladay, 63, of Zephyrhills, Fla., died Jan. 3, 2007. A celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Blanton Baptist Church, 17351 Hyland Lane, Dade City, Fla. Hodges Family Funeral Home of Zephyrhills is in charge of arrangements.
SCHWARTZ — Harry Schwartz, 88, of 707 Elm St., Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2007, at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Groton Rural Cemetery. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, January 4, 2007

ALEXANDER — To Matthew and Lisa Meehan Alexander, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Dante Matthew, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Nov. 15, 2006.
BROWN — To James and Michelle DiOrio Brown, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Theresa Marie, 6 lbs. 15 oz., Dec. 19, 2006.
DOHNERT — To James and Jacqueline Young Dohnert, New York, N.Y., a son, Joseph Ross, Dec. 9, 2006.
HENKEL — To Brian and Jennifer Wethje Henkel, Homer, N.Y., a son, Tristyn Edward, 7 lbs. 6 oz., Dec. 3, 2006.

CUMMINGS — Ralph L. Cummings, 77, of 840 Salt Road, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2007, at the Groton Nursing facility after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
DILLON —John P. Dillon, 41, of 14 Warren St., Homer, N.Y., died at home Jan. 2, 2007. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Margaret’s Church in Homer. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
GREENE — Elmer C. Greene Jr., 62, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2007, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 5 p.m. prior to the service.
LANSDOWNE — Lora Lansdowne, 79, died Dec. 18, 2006, in the town of Seminole, Okla. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Taylor Rural Cemetery. K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, is in charge of local arrangements.

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

BURDEN — Robert Burden, 74, of Route 41, McGraw, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2007, at his home. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Barth Funeral Home, 42 East Main St., McGraw. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
CLARK — Marie G. Clark, 77, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 2006, at Northwoods of Cortland. A service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
DAWSON — Lillian E. Dawson, 85 of 6022 Dawson Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2007, at the Cortland Care Center. A service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the East Homer Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the East Homer Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
WENCK — Anna D. Wenck, 101, of Corning, N.Y., formerly of DeRuyter, died Dec. 31, 2006, at Elcor Health Services in Horseheads. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, Cortland St., DeRuyter. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Tuesday, January 2, 2007

DiLUCCI — Joseph “Nick” DiLucci, 84, of 6 Vernon Drive, Cortlandville, N.Y., died Dec. 31, 2006, in University Hospital, Syracuse. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 North Main St., Cortland. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Cortland. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.
FOSTER — L. George Foster Jr., 69, of 2144 State Route 215, Cortland, N.Y. (town of Virgil), died Dec. 30, 2006, at his residence. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Virgil Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
HALL — Vernon E. “Red” Hall, 65, of 797 Route 221, Harford, N.Y. died Dec. 30, 2006, at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Schenck — Priscilla A. Schenck, 45, of Hall Road, Moravia, N.Y., died Dec. 29, 2006, in Auburn Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Wade Funeral Home, Moravia, assisted the family with arrangements.

 

 

 

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