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Death and Birth Notices

FITZGIBBONS — Joseph D. Fitzgibbons, 48, of 27 South St., Dryden, N.Y., died March 14, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.
LANG — Shannon Rebecca Lang, 40, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 14, 2013, in Daytona, Fla. A celebration of her life will be announced.
VICKERY — Beverley J. Davis Vickery, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 12, 2013, in the Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, N.J. At her request, there will be no calling hours or services, but a wake to be held in the summer.

FITZGIBBONS — Joseph D. Fitzgibbons, 48, of 27 South St., Dryden, N.Y., died March 14, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A service will be on Monday at a time to be announced at Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
LANG — Shannon Rebeccca Lang, 40, died March 14, 2013, in Daytona, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
SMITH — Janet Helena Herlihy Smith, 89, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died March 12, 2013, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Lawrence Church, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter.
SWEET — Evelyn B. Sweet, 88, formerly of 13 Leon Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died March 14, 2013, in the Cortland Park Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

GUTCHESS — Everett Lee Gutchess, 82, of 1005 Parker St., Marathon, N.Y., died March 12, 2013, at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. A service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church of Lapeer. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
HENRY — Camilla M. Henry, 95, of East Homer, N.Y., died March 10, 2013, at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Truxton. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
McLYMAN — Marilyn S. McLyman, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 9, 2013. A memorial will be in Cortland in the late spring.
POMMIER — Henry C. Pommier, 92, of Marathon, N.Y., died March 10, 2013. A private service will be held in the spring at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Marathon. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.
SIMMONS — Carol A. Bell Simmons, 56, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 13, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

BAILEY — Michele Reddick Bailey, 37, of Homer, N.Y., died March 11, 2013. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Friends may call after the service in the basement of the church.
COUCH — Paul Richard Couch, 44, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 12, 2013. There are no services, burial will be private. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
FITZGERALD — Anna Fitzgerald, 80, of Homer, N.Y., died March 11, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will 11 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer. A prayer service will precede Mass at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow Mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
REED — Loxine “Loxie” M. Reed, 70, died March 10, 2013. A service will be at noon on Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
ZAHAS — Linda M. Zahas, 68, of Annee Lane, Freeville, N.Y., died March 6, 2013, at University Hospital, Syracuse. A celebration of her life will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the McLean Fire Station, 2 Stevens Road, McLean.

BURHANS — Joyce M. Burhans, 80, of 5852 West Scott Road, Homer, N.Y., died March 11, 2013. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Dresserville Baptist Church, Crofoot Road, Moravia. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
DICKINSON — Mildred “Millie” Dickinson, 99, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 11, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center Nursing Facility. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be at the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
GAILOR — Arlene Dellow Gailor, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 10, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. There are no calling hours or services.
GLEASON — Roger W. Gleason, 87, died March 7, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Groton City UC Church. Masonic services will be at the start of the memorial service at the church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
POLANKO — Gary Nicholas Polanko, 65, of Virgil, N.Y., died March 9, 2013, at his home. There are no services.
ROTH — Jean P. Roth, 86, of Elm Street, Groton, N.Y., died March 11, 2013 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

PRICE — George C. Price, 70, of George Road in Dryden, N.Y., died March 7, 2013. Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home at 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a memorial service immediately following.
SMITH — Wilma M. Smith, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 8, 2013. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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