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Death and Birth Notices

CARR — a son, Brennan Cole, 8 lbs. 7 oz., Jan. 18, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Ken and Michelle Cole Carr, 2409 State Route 41A, Moravia, N.Y.
HAFNER — a daughter, Madeleine Rose, 8 lbs. 1 oz., Dec. 11, 2008, to Andre and Amber Hafner, 3131 Underwood Hill Road, McGraw, N.Y.
MEAD — a son, Cole Alexander, 4 lbs. 14 oz., Jan. 16, 2009, to Gary “Mike” and Lisa Sutliff Mead, 9 Evergreen St., Cortland, N.Y.
PETRI — a son, Martin Dominic, 8 lbs. 2 oz., Jan. 19, 2009, to Jeffrey and Stacy Martin Petri, 146 Groton Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
PITTSLEY — a daughter, Zasha Marie, 6 lbs. 6 oz., Jan. 26, 2009, to Brandy M. Pittsley and James Muckey, 20 Nixon Ave., Homer, N.Y.
TEETER — a son, Ian Patrick, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Jan. 28, 2009, to Patrick K. and Sara K. Van Etten Teeter, 40 North St., McGraw, N.Y.
WALTERS — a son, Lucas Warren, 7 lbs. 11 oz., Jan. 22, 2009, to Shawn Walters and Ashley Blair, 20 Charles St., Cortland, N.Y.
WOOD — a daughter, Ellyana Wendi, 9 lbs. 15 oz., Jan. 22, 2009, to Michael Wood Jr. and Aaron Haines, 2681 Route 215, Cortland, N.Y.
WOOD — a daughter, Julia Marie, 8 lbs. 7 oz., Feb. 2, 2009, to Daniel and Nicole Padbury Wood, 26 Champlin Road, Freeville, N.Y.,

GABRIEL — Martha L. Gabriel, 60, died Jan. 24, 2009, in Georgetown, Texas. Burial services will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery at a future date.
McCARTY — Shirley J. (Storey) McCarty, 66, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 5, 2009, after an extended illness. At Shirley’s request there are no calling hours or service.
SEAGER — Carl M. Seager, 74, of 227 Auburn Road, Lansing, N.Y., died Feb. 5, 2009, at Cayuga Medical Center. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing. Prayers of committal, along with military honors, will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at North Lansing Cemetery.

MACK — Nancy J. Mack, 47, of Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 4, 2009, in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
McCARTY — Shirley J. McCarty, 66, of Port Watson Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 5, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
REED — Katharine W. “Kitty” Reed, 94, of 839 Bennie Road, Cortland, N.Y., died at Walden Place Feb. 4, 2009 surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with the Rev. Allan Ferguson officiating. Interment will take place in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the memorial service.

REED — Katharine W. Reed, 94, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 4, 2009, at Walden Place, Cortland. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

PETER — Mitchell Peter, 88, of Naples, Fla., died Jan. 31, 2009, surrounded by loved ones. Per Mitchell’s request, no funeral or viewing will be held, but a party to celebrate his life will be held at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Peter Stracka on Sunday, Feb. 22.

HEFFRON — Grace Todd Heffron, 99, of Lake Wylie, S.C., and formerly of Vestal, N.Y., King Ferry on Cayuga Lake, and Lady Lake, Fla., died Feb. 1, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Burial, delayed until spring, will be in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden.
MORRISON — V. June Howell Morrison, 79, of Belvedere Island Plantation, McIntosh County, Ga., died Jan. 31, 2009. A memorial service celebrating the life of June Morrison will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Belvedere Island Plantation, Ga. Her ashes will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband in Rushford, where there will be a remembrance next summer.
NORTON — Virginia Lea Norton, 89, recently a resident of Cortland Care Center and formerly of Wilmington, Del., died Jan. 27, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A service was held on January 31 in Wilmington, Del.. Burial will be private.
SHEPPARD — Bryant Cornell Sheppard died Jan. 31, 2009. Family will be celebrating his life at a visitation at 10:30 a.m. and a memorial service at 12:30 p.m. today at Hunter Street Baptist Church.
STABLER — Ruth H. Stabler, 91, died Jan. 31, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no funeral or calling hours and the burial will be in the Spring at the convenience of the family.
STECYK — Evelyn H. Stecyk, of Chenango Bridge, N.Y., 83, died Feb. 1, 2009. Funeral services will be at the Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Christopher’s Church Wednesday. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Family may call today at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m.
UNDERWOOD — Edith Iona Underwood, 78, of 411 Peru Road, Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 2, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home with the Rev. Matthew Smith officiating. Burial, delayed until spring, will be in Willow Glen Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.

BARTON — Louis D. Barton, 75, of Greene, N.Y., died Jan. 31, 2009, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Congregational Church U.C.C., 28 N. Chenango St., Greene. Burial will be in Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene, in the spring. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at First Congregational Church, Greene. Greene Lions Club will conduct a service at 6 p.m. The Greene Fire Dept. will conduct a service at 7:45 p.m.
RIBBLE — Edwin C. Ribble, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 1, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery at the convenience of the family. At Ed’s request there are no calling hours.

 

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