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Death and Birth Notices

BENJAMIN — a son, Aden John, 8 lbs. 8 oz., Feb. 5, 2009, to John Benjamin and Jade Lansdowne, Cortland, N.Y.
CARLTON — a son, Aedan Joseph, 7 lbs. 12 oz., Jan. 16, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Jeremy Carlton and Angela Pericozzi, 20 Warren St., Tully, N.Y.
MERKLEY — a daughter, Abagale Elizabeth, 7 lbs. 15 oz., Feb. 9, 2009, to Christopher Merkley and Amanda Clark, 335 West Dryden Road, Freeville, N.Y.

BUTLER — Gary Butler, formerly of Cortland, died Feb. 10, 2009 in Florida. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
CONNORS —James Patrick Connors, 66, of 2745 Highland Road, Marathon, N.Y., died Feb. 12, 2009. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
ELLIS — Corday Anthony Ellis, 5 months, died Feb. 6, 2009. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Wade Funeral Home, Moravia.

FOX — Rosalie Murphy Fox, 89, of Tully, N.Y., died Feb. 12, 2009, at the Groton Nursing Facility. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Leo’s Church, 120 Onondaga St., Tully. Burial will be in the spring at St. Leo’s Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
KENNEDY — Ruth E. Kennedy, 90, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 11, 2009, at Northwoods of Cortland. Services will be held May 14, 2009, at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. of Cortland. A time will be announced in the spring.
LAMB — Frances Miller Lamb, 90, of Hamilton, N.Y., died Feb. 9, 2009, at the Crouse Community Center, Morrisville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland, will be private and at the convenience of the family. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.
MAYBURY — Esther Lois (Paddock) Maybury, 68, died Feb. 9, 2009, at Central Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Syracuse, N.Y. Friends may call between the hours of 3 and 7 p.m. for a celebration of her life on March 28, 2009 at Radisson Greens Country Club in Baldwinsville. There will be a ceremony at 3 p.m. with a reception to follow.
WARD — Betty J. Ward, 80, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Feb. 11, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
ZABLER — Anne Dillon Zabler, 45, of Chatham, N.J., and formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 11, 2009.

 

ADINOLFI — Dorothy Emigh Adinolfi, 94, of Southern Pines, N.C., died Feb. 9, 2009, at Kingswood Nursing Center. Services will be held at a later date.
ELWOOD — Richard Wayne Elwood, 66, of Endicott, N.Y., and formerly of Cincinnatus, died Feb. 11, 2009, at Binghamton General Hospital. In keeping with the wishes of the family, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. A graveside ceremony will be held at Taylor Rural Cemetery in the spring.
JANKE — E. Brenda Janke, 69, of Route 38, Locke, N.Y., died Feb. 9, 2009, at University Hospital, Syracuse. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. A reception will follow at the Locke Firehouse.
JONES — R. Darrell Jones, 88, of Homer, N.Y., and formerly of Apache Junction, Ariz., died Feb. 10, 2009, in Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Homer Congregational Church with the Rev. James Ziobro officiating. Spring interment will be held in Atwater Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

 

BORDEN — Orley J. Borden, 94, died Feb. 9, 2009. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Church of the Holy Family, 3600 Phyllis Street, Endwell. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 E. Main Street, Endicott.
COPE — Richard Cope, 84, died Feb. 9, 2009. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Higgins Funeral Home, New City, iwith burial to follow in the Fred Loescher Rockland Co. veterans cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
DILLON — Steven W. Dillon, 56, of Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 4, 2009. A celebration of Steven’s life will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland
HILL — Sarah Van Etten Hill, 94, of Kings Mt., Ky., died Feb. 7, 2009. A memorial service was held at Kingdom Hall in Stanford, Ky.
JONES — R. Darrell Jones, 88, of Cortland died Feb. 10, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
LeFEVER — Shirley S. LeFever, 86, of Braeside Dr., Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 10, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Tully United Community Church, 5782 Meetinghouse Rd., Tully. When weather permits, Shirley will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
VERBANIC — Carlo (Carl) J. Verbanic, Ph.D., 80, of Cortland, died Feb. 8, 2009. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main Street, Homer.

 

JANKE — Brenda Janke, 69, of Rt. 38, Locke, died Feb. 9, 2009. Funeral arrangements with the Wade Funeral Home, Moravia were incomplete at press time.
VERBANIC — Carlo (Carl) J. Verbanic, Ph.D., 80, of Cortland, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
WILLIAMS — Deborah L. Williams, 54, of Moravia, and formerly of Locke and Tully, died Feb. 9, 2009. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, at the First Baptist Church of Moravia. Friends may call at the church from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

KIERNAN — Mr. Robert D. Kiernan Sr., 79, of 16 John Smith Avenue, Auburn, N.Y., died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart Church with his brother Reverend Thomas F. Kiernan as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Farrell’s Funeral Service, Inc., 84 South St., Auburn, N.Y.
MACK — Nancy J. Mack, 47, of Homer died Feb. 4, 2009 in Syracuse. A memorial service will be held 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Grace Christian Fellowship church on Fisher Ave. At Nancy ’s request there are no calling hours.

 

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