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Death and Birth Notices

ADAMS — Mary A. Adams, 81, of Sumerduck, Va., died Dec. 11, 2010. Burial took place in Arlington National Cemetery.
CONSTANTINO — Kristine Constantino, 33, a Cortland native, died March 13, 2011, in California. Arrangements will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.
GARBRICK — Leroy E. Garbrick, 70, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 17, 2011, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at noon Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. The family will receive friends at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
KENYON — Jeston Carl Kenyon Jr., of Cortland, N.Y., died March 17, 2011, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. There are no calling hours or funeral services. Arrangements are by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y.
KING — Pauline M. King, 82, of Geneva, N.Y., and formerly of Groton, died March 17, 2011, at Geneva General Hospital. There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held in Willow Glen Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
McGIBBON — Margaret Augst McGibbon, 94, of Cortlandville, N.Y., died March 16, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A family memorial service will be held at the convenience of her seven nieces and nephews. Burial will be in Tribes Hill. Perkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.
STAFFORD — Freida E. Stafford, 89, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 18, 2011, at her home. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service.

COMERFORD — Harold V Comerford, 98, a native of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 12, 2011, in Phoenix, Ariz. A memorial service was held Feb. 26 at the Presbyterian Church in Globe, Ariz. Interment was Feb. 28 in City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Ariz.
HILL — Harley Hill, 62, of 707 Elm St., Groton died March 15, 2011 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a short illness. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011 at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Spring interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery.
STAFFORD — Freida E. Stafford, 89, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 18, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y.

BALAS — Erika M. Balas, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 15, 2011, at Crown Center for Nursing. Services will be private. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, N.Y.
HILL — Harley Hill, 62, of Elm Street, Groton died March 15, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, N.Y.
VINNEDGE — Edna (Skeens) Vinnedge, 75, of Tully, N.Y., died March 15, 2011, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A calling hour will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 State Route 281, Tully. The funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private at the Virgil Rural Cemetery.

GATES — Irene E. Gates, 99, of Norwich, N.Y. and former longtime resident of Pitcher, died March 13, 2011, in the Chenango Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday from the R. J. Fahy Funeral Home, 116 N. Broad St., Norwich. Interment will be at a later date in the North Pitcher Cemetery.
HEALEY — Harvey J. Healey, 77, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 9, 2011, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Christ Community Church, 292 Tompkins St., Cortland. Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
JEROSE — Daniel P. Jerose, 69, of Syracuse, N.Y., died March 14, 2011, in Syracuse. Services are 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc., 4504 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, and 9 a.m. in St. Michael-St. Peter Church. Interment will be in Onondaga Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
SMITH — Curtis R. Smith, 85, formerly of Pendleton Street, Cortland, N.Y., died March 14, 2011. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will be delayed. Friends are invited to call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

GERBASI — Joyce Delphine Gates Gerbasi, 72, of Bone Plain Road, Freeville, N.Y., died March 11, 2011, at Roswell Park Memorial Cancer Institute in Buffalo. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial, delayed, will be in Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden. Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
HARAHUS — Ruth E. (Randall) Harahus, 65, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 11, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no funeral service. A private graveside service will be held at the Upper Lisle Cemetery in the spring. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
McMASTERS — Donald (Abe) G. McMasters, 93, of Clark Street, Groton, N.Y., died Sunday at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, after a short illness. A time to remember Abe will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Groton American Legion. Private spring interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, has care of arrangements
SMITH — Curtis R. Smith, 85, formerly of Pendleton Street, Cortland, N.Y., died March 14, 2011, at the Hospicare residence in Ithaca. Services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

DIAZ — Jesse “Corky” Diaz, 62, died March 11, 2011, at his brother’s home in Taylor, N.Y. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service for the family will be private.
HARAHUS — Ruth E. Harahus, 65, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 11, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. There will be no funeral service. A private graveside service will be held at the Upper Lisle Cemetery in the spring.
NARSASIAN — Alek Narsasian, 88, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died March 12, 2011, at Loretto. Services will be 7 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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