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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, March 1, 2008

EPP — Dorothy Irene (Strauf) Epp, 82, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at the Corland Regional Medical Center. There are no services.
KING – Alma J. King, 90, of Champlin Road, Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 29, 2008 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, and will be announced by the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton.

 

Friday, February 29, 2008

AINSWORTH — James A. Ainsworth, 87, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Feb. 27, 2008, at his home. Services are 4 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, Cortland Street, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
ALONG — William “Bill” Albert Along, 74, of Yarmouthport, Mass., died Feb. 26, 2008, at Epoch Senior Healthcare of Brewster, Mass. Services were conducted today at Our Lady of the Cape Church, Brewster, Mass.
BEARD — Frances M. Beard, 89, of East River Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 27, 2008, at the Cortland Care Center. A graveside service will be held in the spring at the East Homer Cemetery.
GIULIANO — Giuseppe “Joe the Barber” Giuliano, 79, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2008, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A prayer service will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, followed at 10 a.m. by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Anthony’s Church, Cortland. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
MIERAS — Leona “Lee” Joan Doremus Mieras, 79, died Feb. 25, 2008, in Cortland, N.Y. Services will be 4 p.m. on Sunday at Parkside Assembly of God, Cortland. Friends may call 2:30 to 4 p.m. Lee will be laid to rest in the chapel at Cortland Rural Cemetery immediately following the memorial service.

 

Thursday, February 28, 2008

BRYANT — To Jesse Bryant and Aleshia Rose, 1877 Owego Hill Road, Virgil, N.Y., a son, Rashaad Marvin, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Feb. 18, 2008.
MARKS — To Thomas Marks Jr. and Ashley Couch, 38 Greenbush St., Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Izrihanna Renee, 6 lbs. 12 oz., Feb. 3, 2008.
MAY — To Kristy May, Homer, N.Y., a daughter, Emilee Rose, 7 lbs. 6 oz., Feb. 15, 2008.
O’ROURKE — To Matthew and Heidi McLean O’Rourke, 39 W. Main St., McGraw, N.Y., a son, Logan Matthew, 6 lbs. 8 oz., Feb. 5, 2008.
OTT — To Frederick and Michelle Miller Ott, 2594 Webb Road, Virgil, N.Y., a son, Garrick Miller, 8 lbs. 10 oz., Feb. 15, 2008.
REILLY To Scott and Kristina Russell Reilly, Marathon, N.Y., a daughter, Delaney Rae, 6 lbs. 7 oz., Feb. 18, 2008.
WOODWORTH To Matthew Woodworth and Andrea Guernsey, 4166 Telephone Road, Solon, N.Y., a son, Peyton Emory, 6 lbs., Feb. 5, 2008.

DRACH — Dorothy H. Drach, 65, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 27, 2008, at home. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with the Rev. Matthew Medford officiating. Interment will take place in the Virgil Cemetery in the spring. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
MASTRONARDI — Lorraine Mastronardi, 74, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 27, 2008, at St. Joseph ’s Hospital in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a full obituary later this week.
SAMPSON — Joan L. Sampson, 56, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 27, 2008, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at noon Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring interment will be held in Lisle Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 to 11:45 a.m. prior to the service.

 

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

CHERCHIO — Mrs. Mary Cherchio, 79, of 13 Comando Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2008 in her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 8:50 a.m. on Saturday from the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home chapel.
COOK — Helen Burk Cook, 69, of Marathon, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Virgil Rural Cemetery in the spring of this year. Friends may call  from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home.
HATTER — Edward E. Hatter Sr., 89, died Feb. 24, 2008. Interment will be in Virgil Cemetery in the family plot in the spring and a memorial service will be held in late May.
KELLY — Thomas L. Kelly, Sr., 79, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2008. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Lawrence Church, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Smith Funeral Home, Cortland Street, DeRuyter.
LEASE — Josephine K. Lease, 97, of Cortlandville, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2008 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Thursday from the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, with Monsignor Michael Minehan officiating. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday prior to services in the funeral chapel.
MILLER — Clarence O. Miller, 86, of Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2008 at the Northwoods Nursing home in Moravia. Services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Friends may call from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the services. Spring burial will take place in Howard Rural Cemetery in Bath.

 

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

BAKER — Lena M. Perrine Baker, 78, of Long Hill Road, Moravia, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2008. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Moravia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7127, Grove St. Ext. Spring interment will be at East Venice Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home at 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton, and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Moravia VFW, prior to the service.
COOK — Helen Burk Cook, 69, of Marathon, N.Y., died Feb. 25, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
EVANS — Beverly Lee Stone Evans, 81, died Feb. 20, 2008 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Cremation has occurred and a celebration of life memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dryden Assembly of God Church on West Main Street, Dryden. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery at a later date. There are no calling hours.
FRANCIS — Luke Edward Francis, infant, died Feb. 24, 2008. Funeral services are private. There are no calling hours.
MILLER — Clarence O. Miller, 86, of Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 23, 2008 at the Northwoods Nursing Facility in Moravia. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

 

Monday, February 25, 2008

BAKER — Lena M. Perrine Baker, 78, of Long Hill Road, Moravia, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2008, at her home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Moravia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7127. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton; and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the VFW Post No. 7127 prior to the service.
BARANSKA — Eva R. Baranska, 90, of Truxton, N.Y., died Feb. 20, 2008 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be announced in the spring at Truxton Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
COOK — Ida Mae Cook, 70, of East Freetown Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y. died Feb. 23, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Spring interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
DWIGHT — Karen L. Mitchell Dwight, 64, of Land-o-Lakes, Fla., died Feb. 22, 2008. There are no services.
HATTER — Edward E. Hatter Sr., 89, of McLean Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2008. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a full obituary later this week.

 

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