Death and Birth Notices

February 6, 2016

STANTON — Kimberly Elizabeth Stanton, 43, of McGraw, N.Y., died Feb. 4, 2016, at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Calling hours will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. There will be no formal funeral service.
EWING — Gregg J. Ewing (Glover), 65, of Madison Street, Cortland, N.Y., died unexpectedly Feb. 5, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

HOTALING — a son, Logan James, 7 lbs. 2 oz., Dec. 27, 2015, to Frank Jr. and Andrea Bilodeau Hotaling, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
NORTON — a daughter, Jillian Alice, 7 lbs. 7 oz., Jan. 28, 2016, to Jon and Jaimee Burhans Norton, Champlin Road, Groton, N.Y.
SMITH — a son, Hunter David, 7 lbs. 9 oz., Jan. 29, 2016, to Merton Smith and Ashley Jones, 6778 Reynolds Road, Preble, N.Y.


February 5, 2016

ELLEFSON — C. Ashley (Ash) Ellefson, 85, of Chestnut St., Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 3, 2016. There be no calling hours or services.
PERKINS — David C. Perkins, 73, of Burgett Drive, Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 3, 2016. There will be no services

February 4, 2016

BEERS — Charles F. “Jr.” Beers Jr., 84, of McGraw, N.Y., died Jan. 30, 2016, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A calling hour will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday followed by a funeral service at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the McGraw Cemetery.
SMITH — Leatha I. Smith, 95, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 1, 2016, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center Nursing Facility. A graveside service at the Glenwood Cemetery in Homer will be announced in the spring.

February 3, 2016

No Births or Deaths reported.

February 2, 2016

HOPKINS — Tracie Louise Hopkins, 47, of Syracuse, died Sunday. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at Carter Funeral Home, 1604 Grant Blvd., Syracuse. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home and burial will be private in Oakwood Cemetery.
KNIFFEN PLANCK — Barbara Kniffen Planck, 71, of Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 31, 2016. There will be no calling hours. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y., followed by a graveside burial at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, N.Y.
(ORR) STONE — Hazel (Orr) Stone, 67, of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. There will not be any services.

February 1, 2016

GRANT — Harold E. “Sonny” Grant, 74, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 27, 2016, at his residence. A pre-service gathering will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a memorial service immediately following.
HEPFER — John Maginnis Hepfer Jr., 88, died Jan. 29, 2016, at home. A public celebration of his life will be held in the spring.
SPADOLINI — Daniel J. Spadolini, 56, of Route 13, Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 22, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Calling hours will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.



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