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Death and Birth Notices

Friday, January 19, 2007

BECKER — Kenneth V. Becker, 81, of 3 Pleasantview Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2007, at his home following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
BUMP — Olladean A. Bump, 89, of 21 Lora Lane, Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2007, in the Groton Nursing Facility. Services will be at 1 pm. Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Franklinville, will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from noon until the time of services Monday at the funeral home.
LUCAS — Stephen A. Lucas, 92, of Locke Road, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 16, 2007, at Leesburg Regional Hospital, Leesburg, Fla., after a brief illness. A memorial service, followed by internment in Groton Rural Cemetery, will be in May. Shurtleff Funeral Home of Groton will provide a complete obituary with service details at a later date.
MATTHEWS — Carol A. Matthews, 45, of Greenville, S.C., died Jan. 18, 2007, in Norfolk, Va., after a long illness. Services and cremation will be in Norfolk.

 

Thursday, January 18, 2007

CLEARY — Helen K. Cleary, 90, of Liverpool, N.Y., formerly of East Cortland Street, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 16, 2007, at the Birchwood Care Center in Liverpool. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Groton. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
ESTELLE — Barbara A. Estelle, 85, of 755 Bowling Green, Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Dryden and Freeville, died Jan. 16, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A celebration of her life will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Members of the Order of the Eastern Star will conduct services at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be later in Maple Grove Cemetery, Candor. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

CLEARY — Helen K. Cleary, 90, of Liverpool, N.Y., formerly of East Cortland Street, Groton, died Jan. 16, 2007, at Birchwood Nursing Home in Liverpool. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton.
ESTELLE — Barbara Estelle, 85, of Bowling Green, Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Dryden and Freeville, died Jan. 16, 2007, at Cortland Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden, NY.
NELSON — Maude E. Nelson, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of German, died Jan. 15, 2007, at the Cortland Care Center. Services will be at noon Saturday at K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, German. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.
TURNER — Richard L. Turner, 82, of 482 Champlin Road, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. The family invites friends to the family home on Champlin Road throughout Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. Arrangements are with Zirbel Funeral Home of Groton.

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

BECKWITH — Corey J. “Oak” Beckwith, 35, of Taylor, N.Y., died Jan. 13, 2007, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
BROWN — Robert M. Brown, 73, of 11 Church St., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan 11, 2007, at his home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Homer Congregational Church. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
KEEP — Gladys Keep, 87, of Scott, N.Y., died Jan. 15, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Facility. A service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Scott Methodist Church. Interment will be in the spring at the Scott Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
MORSE — Janet G. Morse 70, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 15, 2007, at home. A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, followed by Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s church. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
NELSON — Maude E. Nelson, 85, formerly of German, N.Y., passed away on Jan. 15, 2007, at Cortland Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
WOODARD — Florence Myrtle Woodard, 91, of 8998 Route 89, Interlaken, N.Y., died Jan. 14, 2007, in her home. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 Main St., Dryden. Services will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the charity of one’s choice.

 

Monday, January 15, 2007

ATKINS — Bernice Hatch Atkins, 80, formerly of McGraw, N.Y., died Jan. 14, 2007, at Cortland Care Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
BECKWITH — Corey J. “Oak” Beckwith, 35, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., passed away suddenly on Jan. 13, 2007, at his home. Arrangements, when complete, will be announced by K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
CHEW — Viston H. Chew, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 13, 2007, at Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
FRARY — Carolyn H. Frary, 87, formerly of Preble, N.Y., died Jan. 14, 2007, in Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church, corner of Steger and Preble roads, Preble. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble. Friends may call at the church from noon until the time of the funeral service on Thursday. Arrangements are with Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer.
GREEN — Dorothy E. Green, 74, of 703 S. Main St., Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 13, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Honoring her wishes, there will be no services or calling hours. Arrangements are with Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton.
LEGGETT — Robert J. Leggett, 77, of Fulton, N.Y., and formerly of Tully, died Jan. 13, 2007 at Crouse-Irving Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral services. A private graveside ceremony will be at a later date. Arrangements are with the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
SMITH — Hildegard Ida Smith, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 13, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Graveside services will be at the cemetery.
STEGER — Nicholas John Steger, 13, of 25 Hilton Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Jan. 13, 2007, at his home after an extended illness. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday St. Anthony’s Church, Groton. Interment will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. A complete obituary is scheduled to appear in Tuesday’s newspaper.
TOWNSEND — Jeanette L Townsend, 68, formerly of Route 34, Locke, N.Y., died Jan. 12, 2007, at her son Francis’ home in Moravia. A memorial service will be at a time and date to be announced. Arrangements are with Shurtleff Funeral Home of Genoa.

 

 

 

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