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Death and Birth Notices

DILLON — a daughter, Kerstyn McKenna, 7 lbs. 5 oz., Jan. 15, 2010, to Shawn Dillon and Christy Stewart Lucas, 4657 W. Cayuga St., Locke, N.Y.
HIGGINS — a son, Jackson James, 6 lbs. 14 oz., Jan. 6, 2010, to Brian Higgins and Melinda Fitts.
LENT — a daughter, Aubree Lee, 8 lbs. 15 oz., Jan . 15, 2010, to Kevin Wayne and Nichole Lee Glezen Lent, 114 S. Lincoln Ave., Groton, N.Y.
MARTIN — a daughter, Avalon Virginia, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Jan. 11, 2010, to Shawn Martin and Jennifer Jackson, 124 N. Main St., Homer, N.Y.
STOUT -— a daughter, Emma Isabella, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Jan. 18, 2010, to Jason and Shannon Stout, 34 Parker Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
TETRAULT — a daughter, Genevieve Roye, 7 lbs. 6 oz., Jan. 3, 2010, in Littleton, N.H., to Kenneth and Stacey Heath Tetrault, 47 Flaherty Road, Lancaster, N.H. The mother is a former Homer resident.

CONSROE — Susan Consroe, of 85 Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 21, 2010, at her home. Arrangements under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, will be announced when complete.
MacNEILL — John S. MacNeill Jr., 82, died Jan. 19, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A private service for family members will be held Saturday at the Homer Congregational Church. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
MERCHANT — Hubert C. Merchant Sr., 81, of McGraw, N.Y., died Jan. 21, 2010, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring interment will be held in West Homer Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday prior to the service.

FAIRCHILD — Stuart F. Fairchild, 66, of Otisco Road, Otisco, N.Y., died Jan. 15, 2010, in Lakeland, Fla. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballweg/Lunsford Funeral Home, Field Lane, LaFayette. Burial will be at a later date in Tully Cemetery.
GLOVER — Bertha M. Glover, 86, formerly of Sempronius, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2010, at Cortland Care Center. A calling hour will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dresserville Bible Baptist Church with a funeral to begin at 2 p.m. at the church. Spring burial will be held at the Sand Hill Cemetery, Dresserville.
LUBA — Elizabeth C. “Betty” Luba, 81, of Marathon, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton. At her request, there will be no service or calling hours.
MacNEILL — John S. MacNeill Jr., 82, of Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc.

FINKELSTEIN — Mary Berardi Finkelstein, 96, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan.18, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A prayer service will be held at 10:15 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Church, Pomeroy St., Cortland.
ROGERS — Bud Rogers, 64, of Troutman, N.C., died Jan. 17, 2010. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home at 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Cortland Rural Cemetery will be delayed until spring.

COSTA — William Anthony Costa, 75, of Route 281, Preble, N.Y., died Jan. 17, 2010, after a one-year battle with lung cancer. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Private burial will be in McGraw Rural Cemetery.
HODGSON — Ellen Winfred Isaacs Hodgson, formerly of McLean N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2010, after an extended stay at Willow Point Nursing Home in Vestal. Friends may call at McLean Community Church 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday with the funeral service to follow immediately at the church.. Burial will be in the spring at the McLean Rural Cemetery.

OROS — Evelyn (French) Oros, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Cincinnatus, died Jan. 15, 2010, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Pitcher Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until the start of the service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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