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Death and Birth Notices

March 26, 2016

BROWN — Marilyn E. Brown, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 23, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will immediately follow calling hours. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
ROFE — Ruth L. Rofe, 85, formerly of East Homer-Baltimore Road, Homer, N.Y., died March 25, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church, 6753 Route 281, Preble. Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the church. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

 

March 25, 2016

ATKINSON — Mr. Kenneth C. Atkinson, 86, of Truxton, N.Y., died March 16, 2016 in Sarasota, Fla. Arrangements under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, will be announced when complete.
BARBER — Florence Jenney Leach Barber, 90, died March 23, 2016, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A private graveside service for family will be held at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, at the convenience of the family.
BROWN — Marilyn E. Brown, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 23 in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a full obituary run in Saturday’s edition. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is in charge of arrangements.
PEACOCK — Stephen R. Peacock, 44, formerly of Cortland/Homer, N.Y., and currently of Ithaca, died March 23, 2016, at Cayuga Ridge Extended Care Center. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday followed by a celebration of life with friends and family being invited to share at 1 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.
TEMPLE — Jeannette M. Temple, 79, of Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 8, 2016 in the town of Beavercreek, Ohio. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.

 

March 24, 2016

LIVERMORE —Robert A. Livermore, 97, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 22, 2016, at the New York State Veterans’ Home at Oxford. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial, with military honors, will be in Wayside Rest Cemetery, Pharsalia. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
YAMAN — James J. Yaman, 96, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 22, 2016, at his home. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday St. Mary’s Church in Cortland. A burial will follow the service at the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

 

March 23, 2016

LEMELBAUM — Erik J. Lemelbaum, 35, of Miami, Fla., and formerly of Cortland and Syracuse, N.Y., died March 16, 2016, in Florida. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. There will be a time for people to share at the conclusion of calling hours.
LIVERMORE — Robert A. Livermore, 97, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 22, 2016, at the New York State Veteran’s Home at Oxford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
PETERSON — Nancy Peterson, 68, of Gloversville, N.Y., died March 19, 2016. Calling hours are from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A graveside service will be 1 p.m. at Cortland Rural Cemetery.
TALBOT — Earl S. Talbot, 72, of Taylor, N.Y., died March 20, 2016, at his home. A private funeral will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.
VORHIS — Jerome B. “Barry” Vorhis, 73, of Okemah, Okla., formerly of Groton, N.Y., died March 19, 2016. Services will be held Thursday in Oklahoma. There are no local services.
WORKS — Shirley M. (Pratt) Works, 82, died March 19, 2016, in Cortland, N.Y. There will be no services.

 

March 22, 2016

BAKOS — Doretta Bakos, 64, of Walker Road, Dryden, N.Y., died unexpectedly Monday, March 21, 2016. Visitation is from from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.
KELLY — Mary B. Kelly, 79, died March 16, 2016, in her home on Hilton Head Island, S.C. A visitation and memorial service will be held at The Island Funeral Home in Hilton Head Island, S.C. from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The family will also host a celebration of Mary’s life at 10 a.m. Friday at Spanish Wells Club, One Brams Point Road, Hilton Head Island.
PAYNE — Curtis Payne, 53 of Ithaca, N.Y., died March 20, 2016, at Cayuga Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home in Groton.

March 21, 2016

BUHL — Jeanne Gleason Buhl, 91, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016. There will be no calling hours. A private funeral for the family will be held by Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
GRAVES — Evelyn “Peg” E. Graves, 90, of South Otselic, N.Y., died at her home on March 18, 2016, while surrounded by her family. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no prior calling hours or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at Valley View Cemetery, South Otselic, N.Y., at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
JENSEN — James R, Jensen, 41, of Highlands, N.J., formerly of Dryden, died March 16, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the Peruville New Testament Church. Interment will be in Center Lisle Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
MANTELLA — Joseph A Mantella died March 17, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.

 


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