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Death and Birth Notices

ALLEN — twin sons, Gabriel Charles, 5 lbs. 11 oz., and Jedidiah Thomas, 6 lbs. 3 oz., Dec. 27, 2009, to Thomas Allen and Caroline McCaulley, 52 Penguin Drive, Cortland, N.Y.
AZZARITI — a daughter, Isabella Delia, 6 lbs. 13 oz., Dec. 16, 2009, in New Hyde Park, N.Y., to Thomas and Jennifer Ferris Azzariti, 5 Eastgate Road, Massapequa Park, N.Y. The mother is a former Homer resident.
CORBETT — a son, Collin Joseph, 6 lbs. 7 oz., Nov. 28, 2009, to Daniel J Corbett III and Renee E. Willard, 6 Walnut St. Moravia, N.Y.
HEGEDUS — a daughter, Amelia Abigail, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Jan. 5, 2010, to Ryan Hegedus and Stephanie Heider, 2390 Church Lane, Marathon, N.Y.
KEHN — a daughter, Carlie Grace, 8 lbs. 11. 5 oz., Dec. 23, 2009, to Francis C. and Andrea J. Lloyd Kehn, 70 Floral Ave, Cortland, N.Y.

DAGHITA — Joseph J. Daghita died Jan. 7, 2010. At his request, services will be for family and close friends only at 2 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
SANDS — Joyce A. Sands, 79, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 8, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday with a funeral service to begin at 2:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Homer. Spring burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

FREDENBURG — Lloyd H. Fredenburg, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
HAWLEY — Sherwood J. “Jack” Hawley, 76, of N. Main Street, Moravia, N.Y., died Jan. 7, 2010, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 36 Church St., Moravia. A reception will follow the service in the church parish hall. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church.
MURPHY — Roger F. Murphy, 75, of Caledonia, Mich., died Jan. 7, 2010. A private memorial service will be held Saturday followed by an open house at the family home from 3 to 6 p.m.
OROS — Julius G. Oros, Jr., 87, of Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Cincinnatus, died Jan. 7, 2010, at his home, while surrounded by his family. Friends may call at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Pitcher Cemetery at a later date.

GRANT — Elizabeth Ann Grant, 89, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 21, 2009. Funeral services were private.
KEECH — Robert C. Keech, 86, of 8 Knollwood Drive, Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2010, at his residence after a brief illness. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at the Dryden Assembly of God Church with Pastor Tom Gordon officiating. Burial, delayed until spring, will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church.
LACEY — June Baty Lacey, 90, of Moravia, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church of Moravia. Spring interment will be in Quaker Cemetery, Moravia. Calling may call in the Christian Education Building at First Baptist Church, Moravia, from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday.
LAMMERS — Donald Harold Lammers, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Rehabilitation Center in Cortland. A memorial service will be held at the United Presbyterian Church of Cortland at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, with a reception to follow in the church parlor. A spring burial is planned in Forest Hill Cemetery in Fredonia.
McPLETL — Blythe E. McPletl, 30, of Central Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 2009. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church, at the corner of Church and Elm streets, Cortland. There are no calling hours.

BILLINGS — Gary E. Billings, 65, of Prattsburg, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2010. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119th St., Whitney Point.
JACQUES — Marjorie H. Jacques, 92, of 13 Leon Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will take place in the spring at Glenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday prior to services.
LAMMERS — The Rev. Donald H. Lammers, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
MOTT — Richard Leard Mott, 82, died Dec. 31, 2009, in Naples, Fla. An informal memorial was held in Naples, Fla.
PARKER — Ardis J. Parker, 82, of Marathon, N.Y., died Dec. 29, 2009, at her winter home in Englewood, Fla. A memorial service beginning with an Eastern Star funeral will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Killawog Methodist Church. All are invited to a meal of celebration following the service at the Lodge Rooms in Marathon.

HARRIS — Dorleska May Harris, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2010. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday with a funeral to begin 3 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring burial will be at the St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Truxton.
HICKS — Jimmie L. Hicks, 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a funeral to follow at 4 p.m. Spring burial will be held at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
SWAN — Marcia Mae Swan, 92, of Putnam Parkway, Venice Center, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2010, at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 Route 90, Genoa. Spring interment will be in Marion Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday prior to services.

BROWN — Verna R. Brown, 99, of Cincinnatus, NY, died Jan. 1, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Cincinnatus. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Burial in Pitcher Cemetery will be delayed until the spring. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
DORAN — Walter “Walt” Doran, 85, of McGraw, N.Y., died at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland, Jan. 2, 2010. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Spring interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family invites friends to join them for refreshments following the funeral service at the McGraw Community Center.
JONES — David Lyn Jones died Dec. 24, 2009.Services entrusted to Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park, Fla. 904-264-1233.
MARKS — Edward L. Marks, 87, formerly of Killawog, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2010. Memorial services will be held noon Saturday at the Lisle Associated Church with the Rev. Ron Wenzinger officiating. Burial will be in Lisle Cemetery in the spring. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time at noon at the church.
RANDALL — Ina C. Randall, 87, formerly of Morningside Drive, Cortland, N.Y. died Jan. 1, 2010 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center.. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at noon at St. Mary’s Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. A prayer service will precede the Mass at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland
SHIPPEY — Richard J. Shippey, 79, of Carter-Slocum Road, Marathon, N.Y. died Jan. 1, 2010 at Cortland Care Center, Cortland. Services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Barth Funeral Home. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery in the spring. There are no calling hours. Family will receive friends at the McGraw Community Center, McGraw, following the service.
SNYDER — Loretta Agnes “Retsy” Snyder died Dec. 31, 2009 in Lake Wales, Fla. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, NY.
SOUTH — Marion South 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2010 in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A calling hour will be held Wednesday evening from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. A time of sharing will follow at 4 p.m. Graveside services will be held in New Jersey.
SWAN — Marcia M. Swan, 92, of Putnam Parkway, Venice Center, died Jan. 2, 2010. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Shurtleff Funeral Home of Genoa.
WETHERELL — Juanita Christina Wetherell, 80,of Sierra Vista, Ariz., formerly of Cortland, died Dec. 30, 2009. Details regardinga memorial service, followed by internment in McLean will be announced at a later date.
WILLIAMS — Reba I. Williams, 48, of Cortland, died Dec. 31, 2009. A calling hour will be held on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Lincoln Ave. Cortland. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

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