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Death and Birth Notices

ANECELLE — Esther Anecelle, 87, of Oneonta, N.Y., died Jan. 28, 2010, at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta. A Mass of Requiem will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at the St. James Episcopal Church, Oneonta. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta.
McCABE — Marie B. McCabe, 86, of McLean, N.Y., died Jan, 28, 2010, at the Cortland Care Center.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
MOREHOUSE — Earl J. Morehouse, 89, of 82 Pomeroy St., Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 29, 2010, at his home.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Cortland. Prayers of committal will full military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

DENKENBERGER — Cleo Annette Denkenberger, 87, died Jan. 26, 2010, at home. Services will be held at the Smith Funeral Home in DeRuyter at noon Saturday. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at the funeral home.
GARRISON — Josephine C. (Jo) Garrison, 90, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 26, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. Services will be in the spring and will be announced by the family.
McCABE — Marie McCabe, 86, of McLean, N.Y., died Jan. 28, 2010, at the Cortland Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden.

GATES -— Elizabeth Bush Gates, 93, of Shelton, Conn., died Jan. 27, 2010. Her family will gather in celebration of Elizabeth’s life and love at a ceremony in Ithaca at their convenience
LaFRANCE — Bettie Lou LaFrance, 85, of Ithaca, N.Y. and formerly of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 26, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Spring interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
RIEHLMAN — Loretta J. Riehlman, 53, of 6153 Maxson Road, Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2010. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Preble Congregational Church. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main St., Homer.

AMES — Linda R. Ames, 67, of Truxton, N.Y., died Jan. 25, 2010. Services will be 6 p.m. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
LaFRANCE — Bettie Lou LaFrance, 85, of Ithaca died Jan. 26, 2010. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
RIEHLMAN — Loretta J. Riehlman, 53, of 6153 Maxson Road, Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2010. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Preble Congregational Church, 1953 Preble Road, Preble. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Donald L. Barber Funeral home, 5016 N. Main Street, Homer.

KELLEY — Howard D. Kelley, M.D., 93, died Jan. 23, 2010. Friends may call 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
RIEHLMAN — Loretta J. Riehlman, 53, of Maxson Road, Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 24, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
STEWART — (Ella) Joann Evans Stewart, of Westford, Mass., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 16, 2010. A memorial service will be held at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland at 2 p.m. Saturday.

AVERY — Raymond L. Avery, 77, of Chipmans Corners Road, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 23, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Groton Community Church. Spring interment with military honors will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Groton Lodge No. 496 F&AM will conduct a memorial service at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
BURDA — Joseph P. Burda Jr., 73, of 379 Edsall Road, Dryden, N.Y. died Jan. 23, 2010, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Syracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
JAMES — Kenneth D. James, 68, of Lamphier Road, Locke, N.Y., died Jan. 23, 2010, at the Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wade Funeral Home, Moravia. A private burial service will be at the convenience of the family at the graveside in East Sharon Cemetery, Shinglehouse, Pa.
KELLEY — Dr. Howard D. Kelley, 93, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 23, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc.
RADEBE — Sophia Wilhemina Radebe, 83, of McLean, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2010, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Funderal services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Abundant Life Church, 105 Elm St., Cortland. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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