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Death and Birth Notices

CHAPMAN — a daughter, Maisie Isobel, 7 lbs. 9 oz., Dec. 18, 2013, to James Patrick and Meghan Leanne Chapman, 8 Sands St., Fl 1, Cortland, NY 13045.
CORREA — a son, Isaac, Matthew, 7 lbs. 5 oz., Nov. 24, 2013, to Michael and Shannon Fadel Correa, 394 Crosby Lane, Rochester, N.Y. The mother is a former Groton resident.
KLINE — a daughter, Alice Merry, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Dec. 25, 2013, at Langley AFB, Hampton, Va., to Josh and Krista Merry Kline, Williamsburg, Va.
PRESTON — a daughter, Kiersa Nora, 7 lbs. 6 oz., Nov. 6, 2013, in Wilson Hospital, Johnson City, N.Y., to Jacob and Heather Diaz Preston, 4423 State Route 221, Marathon, N.Y.

PEEK — Mark S. Peek, 52, died Jan. 5, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y. Friends may call 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

PACKARD — James “Moot” Packard, 72, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 8, 2014, at University Hospital. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery with military honors. Friends may call 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
WILLIAMS — Charles F. “Chuck” Williams, 90, of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2014, at the Groton Nursing Facility. A memorial service will be in the spring, at a date and time which will be announced by Shurtleff Funeral Home.

ORMSBY — Nicole Ilene “Nikki” Ormsby, 27, of North Triphammer Road, Ithaca, N.Y., died Jan. 7, 2014, at home. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main Street, Dryden. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. All are also invited to continue the celebration of Nikki’s life at the Homer Elks Lodge following the interment service.

FEZZA — Marc A. Fezza, 49, of Sunset Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2014, in Venice, Fla. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment, when weather permits, will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
HALL — Paul G. Hall, 60, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 2, 2014, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends and family may call on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Cortland. A funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
WIGHTMAN — Barbara Vaas Wightman, 76, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2014, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 State Route 281, Tully. The funeral service will follow 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the spring in New Woodstock.
WILLIAMS — H. Winston Williams, 88, of Scott, N.Y, died Dec. 16, 2013. A Celebration of Life will be held in May at the Homer Elks Lodge.

BURDA — William T. Burda Sr. 72, of the town of Cortlandville, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2014, at his home. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
DUFRESNE — Edward D. Dufresne, 66, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2014. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

BARBER — Eva Barber, 96, died Jan. 2, 2014. No services are planned at this time.
BROWN — Dorothy C. (Johnston) Brown, 96, of Baldwinsville, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2014. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church in Baldwinsville. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer St., Baldwinsville. Spring burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

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