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Death and Birth Notices

McLAUGHLIN — Betty L. McLaughlin, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 25, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Interment will follow in Taylor Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

 

CURTISS — James Curtiss of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 26, 2012, at Crown Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. There are no services scheduled. Arrangements are by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.
DIAMOND — Dorothea Rita Diamond, 81, died Jan, 22, 2012, at home. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St., Portland, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 673 Stevens Ave., Portland, Maine. Interment will be at the Veterans’ Cemetery in Augusta, Maine.
ERTLE — Cindy Allen Ertle, 62, died Jan. 23, 2012, in Ahoskie, N.C., of natural causes. Visitation hours will be held at the Belhaven Missionary Baptist Church, Belhaven, N.C., from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Belhaven Missionary Baptist Church.
HAYES — Evalyn M. Hayes, 86, of Virgil, N.Y., died Jan. 25, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Perkins Funeral Home. Burial, delayed until spring, will be in Virgil Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Members of the Hudson-Dryden-Fulton Chapter O.E.S. will perform Eastern Star Services at 4:45 p.m. Sunday.
OSBORN — Joseph Eugene Osborn, 78, of Carolina Lakes, died Jan. 25, 2012 in his residence. A Catholic Mass will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Fayetteville, N.C., at 10 a.m. Monday with full military honors. Burial at Arlington National Cemetery will follow at a later date. The family will receive friends at the Adcock Funeral Home from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
PACE — Albert R. Pace, 87, died Jan. 26, 2012, at Geneva General Hospital after a brief illness. There will be no prior calling hours. A funeral Mass in celebration of his life will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church, 35 Center St., Waterloo.

BURDICK — a son, Korbin Paul, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Dec. 10, 2011, to Paul and Elizabeth Hurlbert Burdick, 4382 Lapp Hill Road, McGraw, N.Y.
CAMPBELL — a daughter, Bailey Lane, 6 lbs. 13 oz., Jan. 6, 2012, in Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center, to Sean and Danielle Dawson Campbell, 148 Kayaderosseras Drive, Ballston Spa, N.Y. The mother is a former Cortland resident.
CLAYTON — a son, Jayce Alexander, 7 lbs. 9 oz., Jan . 16, 2012, to Codi Clayton and Cory Clark, 32 Clinton Ave., Apt. E, Cortland, N.Y.
SHERMAN — a daughter, Ariana Ryan, 6 lbs. 11 oz., Jan. 18, 2012, to Ryan and Christina Davis Sherman, 68 Simms Hill Road, Dryden, N.Y.

MOFFITT — Albert F. Moffitt, 88, of Madison Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Arrangements under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
SCHNEIDER — Joseph R. “Poppa Joe” Schneider, 55, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012, at home. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Friends are invited to call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
SHERMAN — Daniel Webster Sherman Jr. died Jan. 24, 2012, in Greenville, Pa. Friends and family may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 State Route 281, Tully. The funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the spring at the Tully Cemetery.
SMITH — Martha Barry Smith, 68, of Cedar Lane, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012, at Cayuga Medical Center. Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church in Groton at 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.

ALCOTT — Easter C. Alcott, 96, a longtime resident of McGraw, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility, Cortland. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, in McGraw United Methodist Church. Spring interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
CARMEN — Robert J. Carmen, Sr., 73, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
DeHART — Wilbur R. DeHart, 91, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012. A celebration of his life will be held at the United Presbyterian Church of Cortland 2 p.m. Saturday.
DOOLITTLE — Mary Eleanor Dann Doolittle, 90, died Jan. 23, 2012. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., also at the funeral home. Interment will be at North Lansing Cemetery.
LEONARD — Daniel M. Leonard, 34, of Berkshire, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2012. A period of visitation and time of sharing memories will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the MacPherson Funeral Home, 5 Whig St., Newark Valley. Funeral services and a celebration of Dan’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
MILES — Dorotha E. Miles, 97, formerly of 13 Arthur Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012, in the Groton Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer will be delayed until spring. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. Friday until the time of the funeral service.
SMITH — Martha B. Smith, 68, of Cedar Lane, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2012, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
STANBRO — Gilda Stanbro, 93, of Scott, N.Y., died Jan. 21, 2012, surrounded by family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer. Burial will be in the Cortland Rural Cemetery.

CLUTE — Stanley N. Clute, 66, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 20, 2012. At Stan’s request there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
LIRA — Carol Simons Lira, 68, of 3754 Prospect St., Truxton, N.Y., died Jan. 18, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. A celebration of Carol’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the historic Unitarian-Universalist Church, “Old Cobblestone Church” 3 Church St., Cortland.
TVAROHA — Cora M. Tvaroha, 79, of Cortland, N.Y., formerly of Groton and Aurora, died Jan. 22, 2012, at home. Private funeral services will be held at the Shurleff Funeral Home, Groton. Spring interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
WILD — Earle C. Wild of Solon, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2012, at the Cortland Park Care Centre. Private services will be held at a later date.

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