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Death and Birth Notices

BREESE -— a daughter, Gwendolyn Brooke, 10 lbs. 2 oz., Feb. 28, 2010, to Scott and Elizabeth Barber Breese, 30 Midland Drive, Norwich, N.Y.
GRIFFITHS — a daughter, Emilli Ann, 6 lbs., Feb. 19, 2010, to Derick Allen Griffiths and Elizabeth Nicole Rawson, 6247 Apt. 3, Lacey Road, Moravia, N.Y.

STRAUF — Glenn L. Strauf, 83, of 165 Locke Road, Locke, N.Y., died at home March 4, 2010. Friends may call at Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. At the conclusion of calling hours a private funeral service for Glenn’s family will be held at the funeral home. Burial, delayed until spring, will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Lansing.
WELSH — Marian L. Welsh, 80, of McGraw, N.Y., died March 4, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Spring interment will be in Taylor Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Barth Funeral Home.

JOHNSON — Charles W. Johnson, 87, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be delayed and announced by the Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter.

LILLIE — Carol M. Lillie, 73, of Sayles Corners Road, Moravia, N.Y., died March 1, 2010. A private graveside service will be held in Groton Rural Cemetery in the spring. There are no public calling hours.

JONES — Robert H. Jones, 83, of Little York, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2010, in Canton, Ga. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Homer Congregational Church. Spring interment will be in Atwater Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
OWEN — Suzanne Halas Owen, 98, died Dec.14, 2009. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
RENZ — Joann F. Renz, 61, of South Glens Falls, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2010, at the Glens Falls Hospital. At Joann’s request there are no calling hours. A private funeral service be conducted at the convenience of the family.
SORRELLS — Doris M. Sorrells, 86, of 4129 Kinney Gulf Road, Cortland, N.Y., died March 1, 2010, at Cayuga Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
TIMMERMAN — Phyllis J. Timmerman, 73, of Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2010. A private service will be held in the spring.
YAPLE — Catherine “Kay” Katchmar Yaple, 89, of Richford, N.Y., died Feb. 28, 2010. A celebration of her life will be held at the convenience of the family at the MacPherson Funeral Home, Newark Valley. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Richford.
VANHENSBERGEN — Marjorie J. VanHensbergen, 91, died at Strong Memorial Hospital Feb. 28, 2010. Graveside services and a memorial gathering for family and friends will be held in the spring. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.

ARMS — Karen Arms, 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 26, 2010, at her home, Beaver Brook Farm. In celebration and recognition of Karen’s life a memorial service is being planned for April 17, details to be announced.
LaMOTTE — Bertha “Bert” Lacey LaMotte, of 397 Fall Creek Road, Freeville, N.Y., died Feb. 26, 2010. Private services will be held in the spring. Burial will be in McLean Rural Cemetery.
MILLER — Stephanie A. Miller, 56, of Freeville, N.Y., died Feb. 26, 2010, at the home of her sister in Marathon surrounded by her loving family. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
WHATMAN — Donald F. Whatman, 90, of Chipmans Corners Road, Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 27, 2010, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Ronald Miller officiating at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Spring interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

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