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Death and Birth Notices

AVLASOV — twin sons, Alexander David, 7 lbs. 11 oz., and Ivan Jonathan, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Oct. 21, 2008, in Cambridge, Mass., to Yan and Christy Cobler Avlasov of Cambridge. The mother is a former Cortland resident.
BURROUGHS — a daughter, Cate Elaine, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Dec. 12, 2008, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Jason and Erin Wayne Burroughs, 2880 Dixon Road, Aurora, N.Y. The father is a former Homer resident.

HAYNES — Mary S. Haynes, 82, of Tully, N.Y., died Jan. 9, 2009, at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton Street (Route 80), Tully. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Tully United Community Church, 5872 Meetinghouse Road, Tully. Burial will be at the Tully Cemetery.
MASTEN — Orrin Thomas Masten, 68, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 9, 2009. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Spring burial will be in the North Lansing Cemetery.
VANBUSKIRK — John C. VanBuskirk, 72, of Tully, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Tully United Community Church, 5872 Meetinghouse Road, Tully.

BRADT — Elizabeth “Bette” Bradt, 80, of North Port, Fla., and formerly of Groton, Dryden and Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 7, 2009, at the Venice Regional Medical Center, Venice, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial (delayed) will be in Groton Rural Cemetery, Groton. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
CANAVAN — Robert J. Canavan, 54, of 317 Scofield Road, Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 8, 2009, at home. Bob’s family will be present to receive their friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will be later and at the convenience of the family in North Lansing Cemetery.
DEAN — Bea Dean, 74, died Jan. 6, 2009. Her family will receive friends from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the MacPherson Funeral Home, 5 Whig St., Newark Valley. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Church, Rock St., Newark Valley at noon. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland.
LITTLE — Joseph Carlton Little, 60, of 83 Central Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 8, 2009, at home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the services.
SORRELLS — Robert R. Sorrells, 81, of 13 Leon Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 7, 2009, at home. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will take place in the Cincinnatus Cemetery in the spring. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, prior to the service.
WEAVER — Melvin John Weaver, 59, of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 7, 2009. At his request, there will be no services or calling hours. Shurtleff Funeral Home is assisting the family.

HULL — Donald Hull Jr., 81, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2009, at Wilson Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Barber Memorial Home, Inc., 428 Main Street, Johnson City. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery. Friends may call at 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.
LISZEWSKI -— Catherine J. Liszewski, 80, of Tully, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2009, at Loretto, Syracuse. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St. (Route 80), Tully. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Leo’s Church, 10 Onondaga St., Tully.
PAGE — Johan F. Page, 76, of 707 Elm St., Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2009, at Cayuga Medical Center after an extended illness. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at the McLean Community Church. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, has care of arrangements.
TEN KATE — Donald James Ten Kate, 55, of 235 Wood Road, Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2009, at Cayuga Medical Center of Ithaca. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
TUITE — Irene M. (Wieziolowski) Tuite, 87, of 337 Roe Ave., Elmira, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2009, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home, 705 E. Church St., Elmira, from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. today. Prayer service there at 10:15 a.m. Friday followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in St. Casimir’s Church, Elmira, at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.

ADAMS — James E. Adams Jr., 29, of 44 Rickard St., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2009, at University Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment in Taylor Rural Cemetery will be delayed until spring. There will be no calling hours.
FERRO — Anthony “Tony” Salvatore Ferro, 86, died Jan. 1, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church prior to the funeral Mass.
KATE — Donald James Ten Kate, 55, of 235 Wood Road, Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2009, at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
PAGE — Johan Page, 76, of Elm Street, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2009, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

DILWORTH — a son, Damion Gabriel-Lleh, 8 lbs. 5 oz., Jan. 2, 2009, to Jeffrey and Chasity Babcock Dilworth, 90 Route 200, Harford Mills, N.Y.
GUIDO — a daughter, Isabella Grace, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Jan. 3, 2009, to Tom and Katy Kopp Guido, 13 Miller St., Cortland, N.Y.
KNICKERBOCKER — a daughter, Ava Elizabeth, 6 lbs. 10 oz., Dec. 27, 2008, to Kenneth and Shirron Knickerbocker, 14 Pearl St., Cortland, N.Y.
SCANLON — a daughter, Gwyneth Eve, 8 lbs. 2 oz., Dec. 31, 2008, to John and LeAnn Mayer Scanlon, 4065 Highland Road, Cortland, N.Y.

COBB — Frances Cobb, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2009, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. At Frances’s request there are no calling hours or services.
GREEN — Vickie Ann Green, 58, of Scott Gulf Road, Town of Sempronius, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2009. A celebration of Vickie’s life will be held 4 p.m. Friday in Christ United Methodist Church, Moravia. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia and 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Christ Untied Methodist Church.
McLORN — William Francis McLorn, N.Y.S.P. Retired, of 4495 Cosmos Hill Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland and a funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland.
STEWART — Harry Edward Stewart, 74, of Stone Road, Freetown, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2009, in Chandler, Ariz., where he was spending the winter. A memorial service was held in Chandler on Sunday.

BAILEY — Eva May Bailey, 97, formerly of Groton and McLean, N.Y., died Friday, January 2, 2009. Private graveside services will be held in Groton Rural Cemetery in the spring. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton.
BURKE — Helen B. Burke, 97, of 200 West South Street, Groton, N.Y., died Thursday, January 1, 2009. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Groton. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. prior to services.
MOREY — Beverly J. Morey, age 74, of Village Terrace Apts., Cortland, N.Y., died Saturday, January 3, 2009. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Graveside services will be held in Willow Glen Cemetery when the weather permits.
WILLIAMS — Harriett H. Williams, 91, died Wednesday, December 31, 2008. There are no calling hours or services. Interment in Center County Memorial Park, State College, Pa. will be held at the convenience of the family.
ZECH — Minnie E. Zech, 92, of 134 Homer Ave., Cortland, N.Y, died Friday, January 2, 2009. Private services will be held in Shirley, N.Y. and she will be buried in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Melford Station, N.Y.

 

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