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Death and Birth Notices

January 23, 2016

HAMMOND — Irene E. Hammond, formerly of 14 Glenwood Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2016, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Burial will be held in the spring.
HAVENAAR — Gysje E. Havenaar, 94, died Jan. 21, 2016. Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Spring interment will be held in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
PRITCHARD — Kerry Pritchard, 71, of the town of Aurelius, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2016. Arrangements will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.
SOCKBESON — Eugene J. Sockbeson died Jan. 20, 2016. There will be no public services. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

CARTER-MORGAN — a son, Rhyder Monroe, 6 lbs. 14 oz., Jan. 18, 2016, to Buddy Morgan II and Lyndsey Carter, 5076 Telephone Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
HAMMOND — A son, Jozef Franze, 8 lbs. 13 oz., Dec. 1, 2015, to Derek Hammond and Ashlie Mosher, 4675 Maybury Road, McGraw, N.Y.
McGRATH — A daughter, Khloe Ethlen, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Jan. 10, 2016, to Kevin and Michelle Stevens McGath, 2844 South Cortland-Virgil Road, Cortland, N.Y., 13045.
RAY — A daughter, Amelia Evelyn, 8 lbs. 8 oz., Dec. 29, 2015, to Brandon and Kristie Marks Ray, Moravia, N.Y.
WILDE — Victoria Grace, 7 lbs. 11 oz., Jan. 10, 2016, to Catherine Wilde, 20 Kennedy Parkway, Apt. 222, Cortland, N.Y.

 

January 22, 2016

BRONG — Kenneth L. Brong, 86, of Homer Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 20, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Avenue United Methodist Church, 30 Homer Ave., Cortland. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
FOSTER — Gwendolyn “Gwen” Foster, 68, of Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 17, 2016, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held in March with her mother at Tully Community Church.
HALL — Brian K. Hall, 54, formerly of McLean, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2016. There will be no memorial services.
SOPPER — Alfred “Al” Edward Sopper Jr. died Jan. 20, 2016. There will be a celebration of life gathering at 7 p.m. Monday at Marathon Presbyterian Church with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. until the time of celebration.

January 21, 2016

ADAMS — Jean M. Adams, 85, of Elm Street, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2016, at Northwoods Nursing Facility in Moravia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Groton. There are no calling hours. Spring interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Groton.
COMFORT — Hugh H. Comfort, 79, of South Otselic, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2016, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, with a Masonic service to be held at 6:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the South Otselic United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery at a later date.
HURST — Philip P. Hurst “Flip,” “Poppy” died Jan. 20, 2016. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W.Main St., Dryden. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. Burial, delayed until spring, will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.

January 20, 2016

COON — Eric M. Coon, 66, died Dec. 30, 2015, at the Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles. He will be interred in the family plot in Homer. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
COMFORT — Hugh H. Comfort, 79, of South Otselic, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2016, at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home in Cincinnatus.
FOSTER — Ralph Edward Foster, 92, died Jan. 15, 2016. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hendersonville Funeral Home, 353 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, Tenn., with a time of remembrance beginning at 7:30 p.m.
HALLIWELL — Joseph Halliwell, 89, a longtime educator and resident of Venice, Fla., and Kings Park, N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2016. A funeral Mass is scheduled for noon Saturday at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice followed by interment at Venice Memorial Gardens.
HAMMOND — Irene E. Hammond, 90, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland.
TAYLOR — Kathleen A. Taylor, 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2016, at Cortland Park. Services will be private. Interment will be at Cortland Rural Cemetery in the spring.
WOOLDRIDGE — Philip R. Wooldridge, 80, formally of South Hill Road, McGraw, N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2016. Funeral services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.

January 19, 2016

BANNER — Raymond O. Banner, 88, of Ledyard, diedJan. 15, 2016, at the Commons on St. Anthony, Auburn, N.Y. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Ledyard United Methodist Church, 1609 Route 34B, King Ferry.
GAY — Keith Gay, 86, died Jan. 18, 2016, at his home in Solon, N.Y. The family plans a private graveside service to be held this spring. To leave a personal message for the family, please visit www.barthfuneralhome.com.
MORRISON — Grant C. Morrison, Jr. 57, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 16, 2016, at Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. There will be a memorial service and celebration in the spring. There are no calling hours and burial will be private.

January 18, 2016

ALLEN — Mark G. Allen, 63, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 17, 2016, at his home. A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday with a memorial service to begin at 11 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
DOWNEY — Willard Griswold Downey, of Dryden, N.Y., died Jan. 14, 2016. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Dryden United Methodist Church. His funeral will follow at 11 a.m. There will be a luncheon afterward.
HAMILTON — Lucille M. Hamilton, 96, formerly of 29 Hubbard St., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 16, 2016, in the Groton Nursing Facility. There will be no calling hours or services.
MORRISON — Grant C. Morrison, Jr. 57, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 16, 2016, at Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. There will be a memorial service and celebration in the spring. There are no calling hours and burial will be private.
PEARSE — Robert C. Pearse, 94, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 15, 2016, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday with a memorial service to begin at 11 a.m. at the United Presbyterian Church of Cortland. If possible, burial will follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.

 

 


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