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Death and Birth Notices

CLARK — a son, Christopher Brian, 6 lbs., Feb. 17, 2010, to Kimberly Clark, 168 Main St., Apt. A, Cortland, N.Y .
HILL — a son, Quintin Joseph, 8 lbs., Feb. 19, 2010, to Benjamin and Loretta Hill, 1184 Church St., Cortland, N.Y.
PIERCE — a son, Tanner Douglas, 6 lbs. 9 oz., Feb. 14, 2010, to Chad and April Pitcher Pierce, 121 Hillcrest Drive, Groton, N.Y.
PHILLIPPI — a daughter, Dylan Audrey Chance, 7 lbs. 15 oz., Feb. 11, 2010, in Washington, D.C., to Michael Phillippi and Kerry Sheridan, 108 Roberts Lane, Apt. 101, Alexandria, Va.
REYNOLDS — a daughter, Scotlynn Elizabeth Jade, 6 lbs. 14 oz., Feb. 11, 2010, to Scott and Lisa Preston Reynolds, Truxton, N.Y.
SCHERMERHORN — a son, Jason Michael II, 5 lbs., Oct. 4, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Jason Schermerhorn and Brittany Clark, River Street, Cortland, N.Y.

ARNOLD-DOUGHTY — Corey R. Arnold-Doughty, 26, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 26, 2010. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday with a funeral to begin at 3 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
RHODES — William F. “Bill” Rhodes Jr., 62, of 6499 Frazier Road, Sempronius, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with the Rev. Matthew Binkewicz officiating. There are no calling hours.
RUSSELL — Alice H. Russell, 95, formerly of Old Peruville Road, Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 26, 2010, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Spring interment will be in Peruville Cemetery, Groton. There are no calling hours.
WIEGAND — Eleanor R. Wiegand, 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 26, 2010, in Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with the Rev. John Gay officiating. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday prior to the service.

GRIFFIN — Joyce M. (Sullivan) Griffin, 77, of Marathon, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2010, at SUNY Upstate, Syracuse. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Church of Christ in Christian Union. Burial will be in Willet Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call at the church from 2 p.m. Sunday until the start of the service at 3 p.m.
RHODES — William F. “Bill” Rhodes Jr., 62, of Frazier Road, Sempronius, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
RITER — Cher “Bear” Riter, 62, of Carroway Hill Road, Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2010, in University Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday 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 1 p.m. Sunday until the time of the service.
ROBBINS — Truman Alfred Robbins II, 68, died Feb. 23, 2010, at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Services will be private.

BURLEIGH — Robert W. Burleigh, Jr., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2010, at the VA Medical Center in Canandaigua. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. Monday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday prior to Mass in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
GARDOCKI — Betty L. Gardocki, 86, of Indialantic, Fla., died Feb. 22, 2010. A memorial gathering will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at Beach Funeral Home, Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., Monday, with the service to begin at 2 p.m.
RITER — Cheryl J. Riter, 62, of Carroway Hill Road, Homer, died Feb. 24, 2010 in University Hospital, Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
THORNTON — Linda Dianne Thornton, 62, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2010, in Syracuse. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.
THURSTON — Nyla Thurston, 66, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2010. A calling hour will be held Friday 1 to 2 p.m. followed by a funeral service to begin 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring burial will be at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

CUSSON — Joseph E. Cusson, 80, of 827 State Route 21, Hornell, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2010, at McAuley Manor. Honoring Mr. Cusson’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A graveside memorial service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland in early June 2010.
DELASH — Mrs. Anna Pfeiffer Delash, 87, of Williamson, Ga., died Feb. 21, 2010. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s of the Lake Catholic Church in Watkins Glen. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
FEDDER — Fred G. Fedder, 88, of McGraw, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held in Nondaga Cemetery, Bath, in the spring. Arrangements are with the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw.
FINSTERWALDER — Elizabeth Corl Finsterwalder, 88, of Halstead Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2010. Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland, will follow. Friends may call at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
MALLERY — Rena E. Mallery, 92, of McGraw, N.Y., died Feb. 20, 2010, in the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. A celebration of her life will be held at the convenience of her family.
MALLERY — Leon W. Mallery, 95, of McGraw, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2010, in the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. A celebration of his life will be held at the convenience of his family.
REYNOLDS — Kenton Dorr Reynolds, 66, of Phillips Road, Sempronius, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center after a short illness. In honoring Dorr’s request, there are to be no services held at this time.
THORNTON — Linda Dianne Thornton, 62, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2010, in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

BLETT — Muriel D. Blett, 77, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 19, 2010, at the Cortland Care Center. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 2, followed by a funeral at Chuch of the Redeemer.
BURLEIGH — Robert W. Burleigh Jr., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 22, 2010, at the VA Medical Center in Canandaigua. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Riccardi Funeral Home.
MILLER — Stuart R. Miller, 77, of Moravia, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2010, at Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center, Auburn. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Spring burial will be in Indian Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
MORSE — James F. Morse, 77, of Auburn, N.Y., and formerly of Cortland and Truxton, died Feb. 21, 2010, at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted noon Friday from the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Friday prior to the start of the service in the funeral home chapel.

BEVERIDGE — William H. Beveridge, 74, of McGraw, N.Y., passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Homer First United Methodist Church. A spring interment will be in McGraw Cemetery.
GROS — Robert C. Gros, died Feb. 19, 2010. A graveside service will be held in the spring.
HENDRIX — Florence M. Hendrix, 80, formerly of Homer, N.Y., and recently of the Groton Nursing Home, died Feb. 19, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. Thursday with a funeral service to begin 4 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring burial will be in the Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
MALLERY — Rena E. Mallery, 92, of McGraw, N.Y., died Feb. 20, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. A celebration of her life will be at the convenience of the family.
MULVIHILL — Linda Marie Mulvihill, 62, of Truxton, N.Y., died Feb. 20, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church of Truxton, Route 13, Truxton, with a time of fellowship to follow the service in the church hall. A celebration of Linda’s life will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Country Music Park, Route 13, Cortland.
NORTHRUP — Hugh L. Northup, 67, of Route 11, McGraw, N.Y., died Feb. 20, 2010, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Church of McGraw. Friends may call from 10 to 11a.m. prior. Interment will be at Virgil Cemetery in the spring. Wright-Beard Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
STRONG — Reginald E. Strong, “Reggie” 63, of Streeter Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 18, 2010, at University Hospital as a result of a logging accident. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of family.
SWAN — Stuart A. Swan, 93, of Putnam Parkway, Venice Center, N.Y., died Feb. 21, 2010, at the Caguya Medical Center in Ithaca. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 Route 90, Genoa. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

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