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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, March 24, 2007

BENTLEY — Flora Harris Bentley, age 88, of Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., died March 22, 2007, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a six-month illness. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the McLean Community Church. Burial, delayed, will be in McLean Rural Cemetery.
BUSH — Edna J. (Dockstater) Bush died with several of her family members, Dr. Raymond Carlson and the Crouse Irving Staff at her bedside. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hartwell Funeral Home and 11 a.m. at the Apulia Methodist Church on Rt. 80, Apulia Station. The Rev. James Austin is officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
DAWSON — Richard E. Dawson, 40, of 20 Charles St., Cortland, N.Y., died unexpectedly on March 21, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
McKANE Raymond McKane Jr., age 49, of Ithaca, N.Y., died March 21, 2007, at Ithaca. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. The Rev. Sam Neno will officiate. Friends are invited to call from 10 a.m. Tuesday to the service time. Burial, in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ithaca, will be private.
RYAN — LeMoyne D. Ryan, 91, of 92 Elm St., Cortland N.Y., died March 23, 2007, at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Church of Cortland.  A prayer service will be held 10:30 a.m. prior to mass at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.

 

Friday, March 23, 2007

AMOS — To Peter C. and Daveni Wood Amos, 20 Glenside Drive, Moravia, N.Y., a daughter, Vivian Rebecca, 8 lbs. 3 oz., March 9, 2007, in Community General Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
BOWMAN — To Brian and Lisa Satterthwaite Bowman, 9 Parker Ave., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Tayton Alexander, 7 lbs. 5 oz., Feb. 28, 2007.
COOLIDGE — To Martin and Carol Minchin Coolidge, 316 Dover Court, Virginia Beach, Va., a son, Caden Martin, 6 lbs. 11 oz., March 16, 2007, in Portsmouth, Va. The father is a former Homer resident.

ADAMS — John Richard Adams, 56, of Kannapolis, N.C., died March 21, 2007, at NorthEast Medical Center in Concord, N.C. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Baptist Church, Kannapolis, with the Rev. Jim Harris officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Baptist Church Cemetery, Monroe, N.C.
ALBRO — Josephine M. Albro, 67, of Clinton Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died March 21, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Burial will be in Scott Union Cemetery when the weather permits. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

Thursday, March 22, 2007

CARD — Emilie Rose Card died March 20, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.
CHRISTOFFERSON — Mildred J. Christofferson, 87, of Woodsedge Apartments, Lansing, N.Y., formerly of Groton, died March 20, 2007, at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will be in West Groton Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
EVANS — Lee R. Evans, 65, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 19, 2007, at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse. A memorial gathering will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of his daughter Rhonda, 24 Randall St., Cortland.
HUNTLEY — W. Earl Huntley, 87, of South Otselic, N.Y., died March 19, 2007. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the South Otselic United Methodist Church. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

BROOKS — Richard L. “Brooksie” Brooks, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 20, 2007, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
DELAHANTY — Elizabeth C. Delahanty, age 84, of 340 Forest Home Drive, Ithaca, N.Y., and formerly of the Dryden-Freeville area, died March 19, 2007, at the Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca after a short illness. Private family services are planned. Arrangements werecompleted by the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden, N.Y.
NICHOLS — Carina DeLong Nichols, age 91, native of Mcgraw, N.Y., died March 4, 2007, in a nursing home in Canandaigua. A memorial service will be in the Bloomfield Methodist church on April 29.
O’BRIEN — Doris E. O’Brien, 92, of Groton, N.Y., died March 16, 2007, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Zirbel Funeral Home. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
SOVOCOOL— Ruth M. Sovocool, 89, formerly of Groton, N.Y., and Auburn Road, Lansing, died March 18, 2007 in Tyler, Texas. Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
VANDERBUNT — Derek Vanderbunt, 35, of Oxford, Ga., died March 18, 2007, in Atlanta, Ga. Services will be held Thursday in Georgia. His grandparents, Eugene and Evelyn Vanderbunt, are former McLean, N.Y., residents.

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

ATWOOD — To Bryan and Teresa Atwood, Locke, N.Y., a daughter, Kiersten, 8 lbs. 6 oz., March 5, 2007.
GENTILE — To Scott and Teresa McRane Gentile, 52 Short Road, Spencer, N.Y., a son, Dominic Ryan, 6 lbs. 11 oz., March 7, 2007.

L’HOMMEDIEU — John L’Hommedieu, 78, died March 17, 2007, in Peoria, Ariz. A celebration of his life is planned at a later date.
PALLADINO —Nicholas Palladino, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 17, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Private graveside services will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. There are no calling hours or funeral services. Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, is handling arrangements.

 

Monday, March 19, 2007

BREED — Ruth Breed, 90, of Cuyler, N.Y., died March 17, 2007, at her home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. There are no calling hours.
CHURCHILL — Alissa J. Churchill, 17, of 1715 Little York Crossing, Little York, N.Y., died March 15, 2007. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Homer Congregational Church, 28 S. Main St., Homer. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Interment in McLean Cemetery will be delayed until spring.
CHURCHILL — Sally B. Churchill, 69, of 4429 Kinney Gulf Road, Cortland, N.Y., died March 15, 2007, at University Hospital, Syracuse. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Homer Congregational Church, 28 S. Main St., Homer. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.
DARLING — Cheryl Ann Darling, 62, of 2314 Hanshaw Road, Freeville, N.Y., died March 16, 2007, at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dryden United Methodist Church. Burial, delayed until weather permits, will be in Salisbury Rural Cemetery, Salisbury. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
LANSDOWNE — Lora R. “Lucky” Lansdowne, 88, of 6499 Frazier Road, Sempronius, N.Y., died March 17, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Interment will be in Atwater Cemetery, Homer.
O’BRIEN — Doris E. O’Brien, of Groton, N.Y., died March 16, 2007, at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
SOVOCOOL — Ruth M. Sovocool, 89, formerly of Auburn Road, Lansing, N.Y., died March 18, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Tyler, Texas. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
VINNEDGE — Carol M. Vinnedge Olsen, 77, of 5 Pleasantview Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died March 17, 2007, at her home. There are no calling hours. Interment and graveside service will be in Virgil Rural Cemetery at a later date. Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden, is assisting the family.

 

 

 

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