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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, January 27, 2007

CARPENTER — Gary S. Carpenter, 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 26, 2007, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal with full military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
DRAZEK — Dr. Francis Joseph Drazek, 81, of 19 Kimberly Drive, Dryden, N.Y. died Jan. 26, 2007, at the Beech Tree Care Center, Ithaca. A funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m Monday at Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville. Spring burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hamilton. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
GATES — Nellie Emma Gates, 70, of Pitcher, N.Y., died Jan. 25, 2007, at her home. Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
JORDAN — Frank L. Jordan , 65, of Dryden, N.Y., died Jan. 25, 2007, at his home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Spring burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
MERCHANT — Esther R. Merchant, 89, formerly of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2007. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
SMITH — Tyson D. Smith Sr., 88, of Cortland, N.Y., formerly of Marietta, Ga., died Jan. 25, 2007. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Marietta. Burial will be at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Marietta. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. today and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

Friday, January 26, 2007

YAGER — To Charles and Molly Mohan Yager, Homer, N.Y., a daughter, Emily Katherine, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Jan. 9, 2007.

GATES - Nellie Emma Gates, of Pitcher, N.Y., died Jan. 25, 2007, at her home.  Arrangements, when complete, will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
HOTCHKISS — Virginia F. Hotchkiss, 97, died Jan. 17, 2007, at Kendal at Hanover, Hanover, N.H. A memorial service will be held in late spring in Sidney.
JORDAN – Frank Jordan, of Bailey Drive, Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 25, 2007, at home. Arrangements will be announced by the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
MUNSON — Victor C. Munson, 73, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., and a current resident of Escondido, Calif., passed away on Jan. 20, 2007, following a stroke and lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held in Escondido, Calif.
SANBORN — Virginia A. Sanborn, 88, of 140 Melbourne Road, Melbourne Place, Pittsfield, Mass., died Jan. 21, 2007, at home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Following cremation, interment will be private.

 

Thursday, January 25, 2007

BRAME — Mervin L. Brame, 90, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., passed away Jan. 24, 2007, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring interment will be in the Scott Union Cemetery.
MANESS — Wayne Allen Maness, 45, of 9322 89th Ave., Largo, Fla., died Jan. 13, 2007, as the result of a motorcycle accident. Funeral services were held in Seminole, Fla.
PAKUSCH — Reinhard A. Pakusch, 75, of 64 East Main St., Dryden, N.Y., died Jan. 23, 2007 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. The Rev. David C. Robinson will officiate. Interment will be private.
SADLER — Richard W. Sadler, 75, of Cortland, N.Y., went to be with the Lord on Jan. 23, 2007, in his home surrounded by his loving family. Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Cortland Free Methodist Church with the Rev. James Kane officiating. Interment will follow at Virgil Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

JENNEY — Marian S. (Sally) Jenney, 65, of 4919 NW 2nd Ave., Pompano Beach, Fla., died Jan. 8, 2007, at North Broward Medical Center in Florida. A memorial service will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cortlandville Grange, 82 Cortland St., Homer.
RADCLIFFE — Senja K. Radcliffe, of Brooktondale, N.Y., died Jan. 23, 2007, at Cayuga Medical Center after a short illness. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, is in charge of arrangements.
SADLER — Richard W. Sadler, of Blue Creek Road, Cortland, died Jan. 23, 2007, at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home of Cortland.

 

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

BEEMAN — Marie E. Beeman, 74, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 20, 2007, in Cortland Care Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring interment will be in Virgil Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
DAVIS — Herbert G. Davis, 92, a lifelong resident of South Cortland, N.Y., died unexpectedly Jan. 15, 2007, at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, Fla. Interment will be in the spring. Arrangements will be announced at a later date.
WILKINS — Dorwin T. “Sandy” Wilkins, 66, of Willet, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2007, at Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton, following an extended illness. There are no formal calling hours or funeral services. Friends may attend a celebration of his life at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Willet Fire Station. K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, January 22, 2007

BEEMAN — Marie E. Beeman 74, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 20, 2007, at Cortland Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home of Cortland.
CLOUGH — Ralph M. Clough, 91, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Jan. 19, 2007, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Main Street, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, South Otselic. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
COMERFORD — Harriet Short Comerford of Globe, Ariz., and formerly of McGraw, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2007. Services were in Arizona.

 

 

 

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