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Death and Birth Notices

LOCKWOOD — a daughter, Hailee Snoe, 7 lbs. 4 oz., March 10, 2009, to Joshua Lockwood and Amanda Cross, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
MILLIGAN — a son, Tristan Victor, 9 lbs. 3 oz., March 11, 2009, to Jeremy Christopher and Alyssa Georgelis Milligan, 54 Church St., Cortland, N.Y.
WALSH — a daughter, Marcella Murata, 9 lbs., March 9, 2009, in Ithaca, N.Y., to John Walsh and Katrina Rudmin, 416 N. Aurora St., Ithaca.

HILL — Bertha G. Hill, 95, of Walpole Road, Groton, N.Y., died March 11, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Graveside services at the Groton Rural Cemetery will be held at a later date in May and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
MOORE — Allan E. Moore, 64, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died March 19, 2009, at his home. Per Allan’s request, there will be no services or calling hours. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, has arrangements.

O’CONNOR — Barbara J. O’Connor, 82, of Homer, N.Y., died March 19, 2009 in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A prayer service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, followed by a Mass of Christian burial held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Margaret’s Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
VONA — Patrick A. Vona, 88, of Owego, N.Y., died after a short illness at the Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster, Md., March 14, 2009. There will be no calling hours or funeral. Interment will be at the Arlington National Cemetery.

CALDWELL — Helen S. Caldwell, 87, of Groton, N.Y., died at the Groton Nursing Facility March 18, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.
DeMOTT — Jane Randolph DeMott, 81, of 211 Milton Brown Heirs Road, Boone, N.C., died March 16, 2009, at Glenbridge Health Care Center. A memorial service for DeMott will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church. The reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.
MAINVILLE — Normand R. Mainville, 73, of Freeville, N.Y., died March 17, 2009. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Temple of Truth Church, Freeville. There will be a gathering at the church following the service.
MELDRIM — Helen Munn Meldrim, 97, of Cortland, N.Y., died peacefully at Cortland Regional Medical Center March 17, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the memorial service.
RABELER — Raymond Rabeler, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 18, 2009 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, March 28 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Madison St., Cortland. Calling hours will be 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Private graveside services were held at the McLean Cemetery under the direction of the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. of Cortland.

BETTINGER — Brian J. Bettinger, 39, of Georgetown, NY, died March 14, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. April 4 at the Erieville Methodist Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY.
CONDIE —Michael Joseph Condie, 63, died March 16, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday in St. Mary’s of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles. Interment will follow in Lake View Cemetery, Skaneateles. Friends and family may call from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the church.
HEFFERON — Elisabeth L. Hefferon of 33 Clinton Street, Homer, N.Y., died March 14, 2009. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Briggs-Hall Memorial Home, Homer. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday.
O’DELL — Marjory E. O’Dell, 75, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 16, 2009. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, followed by interment at the Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden. Calling hours will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
RILEY — D. Leo Riley, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 17, 2009. At Leo’s request, funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. A time of remembrance for the public will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Eagles Club, 155 Port Watson St., Cortland.
SAFIANOW — Ruth Safianow, 91, of Cortland, N.Y.,, died March 13, 2009. Services and burial were conducted in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, N.J.

BETTINGER — Brian J. Bettinger, 39, of Georgetown, N.Y., died March 14, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Erieville Methodist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home.

 

BRENCHLEY — Elizabeth J. Brenchley, 55, of Truxton, N.Y., died March 14, 2009, at her home. Services will be private. Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tues. at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter.
CLARK — Robert L. Clark Sr. of Missouri, died Feb. 18, 2009. Funeral services were held Feb. 22, 2009 in Missouri.
COBB -— Julia Louise Cobb, 81, of North Street, McGraw, N.Y., died March 15, 2009 at SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital in Syracuse. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the McGrawville Baptist Church, McGraw. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the church.
GAY — Theresa S. Gay, 88, of James St., Homer, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 12, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Homer Congreagationl Church. A Eastern Star service will precede.

 

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