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Death and Birth Notices

DOWNING — Dorothy Young Downing, 84, formerly of Sherburne, N.Y., died April 3, 2008.  A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday at the John Wesley United Methodist Church in Falmouth, Mass.
MEIGS — Robin H. Meigs, 40, of Sheds, died April 3, 2008. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, N.Y. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

STEVENS — To Curtis B. and Debra J. Stevens, Scott, N.Y., a son, Cole Jacob Maricle, 5 lbs. 14 oz., March 6, 2008.

BADMAN — Koryn M. Badman, 15, of Moravia, N.Y., died April 2, 2008 at University Hospital, Syracuse. A service to celebrate her life will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in the gymnasium of the Moravia High School, South Main Street, Moravia. A reception will follow at the school cafeteria. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Friday at the high school gymnasium; the public may call from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
GERST — Ernest W. Gerst, 64, of Tully, N.Y., died March 31, 2008, at his home. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St., Tully. Interment is in Upper Lisle Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
HALL — Mary Genevieve Hall, 93, died March 29, 2008.
MEYER — Ruth Elsbeth Kirchmer Meyer, 85, of River Street, Homer, N.Y., died April 2, 2008. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with the Rev. Sally Heiligman officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday.
MORAN — Edwin G. Moran, 93, (Retired Colonel, US Army), of Ithaca, N.Y., formerly of Groton, died Thursday, April 3, 2008 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

BLECK — Virginia (Ginny) Bleck, 65, died March 24, 2008, in Swansboro, N.C. At the request of Ginny herself, there will be no calling hours, funeral or memorial service.
CHRISTIAN — Helen E. Christian of River Street, Homer, N.Y., died March 25, 2008, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cortland United Methodist Church on Route 222, Cortland.
MacPHERSON — Constance L. MacPherson, 63, of Holley Drive, Homer, N.Y., died April 2, 2008 in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church of Homer. Interment will follow in Atwater Cemetery, Homer. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.
MEYER — Ruth E. Meyer, 85, of River Street, Homer, N.Y., died April 2, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home later this week.

FREDENBURG — Eric A. ‘Easy’ Fredenburg, 48, died April 1, 2007. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Homer Congregational Church.
IRISH — James H. Irish, 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 1, 2008. Services will be private with the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. serving the family. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.
KILEY — Jean Marie Kiley, 50, of 37 Levydale Park, Cortland, N.Y., died March 31, 2008 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in Onondaga Valley Cemetery, Nedrow. Friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home.
PETERSON — Brenda L. Peterson, 50, of Freeville, N.Y.,  died March 29, 2008 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City. The funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

CORBETT — To Daniel Corbett II and Renee Willard, 7 Adams St., Moravia, N.Y., a son, Noah Daniel, 6 lbs. 10 oz., March 20, 2008.
STEVENS — To Curtis B. and Debra J. Maricle Stevens, Scott, N.Y., a son, Jacob Maricle, 5 lbs. 14 oz., March 6, 2008.

CLARK —Barbara B. Clark, 70, formerly of Groton, N.Y., died March 30, 2008. Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Wednesday at the MacPherson Funeral Home, Newark Valley, N.Y. A memorial service will follow at the funeral home.
LURKEN — Mollie J. Lurken, 26, died March 29, 2008. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Coxe Graziano Funeral Home, Mamaroneck, N.Y. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Mamaroneck.
MILLER — Jeremy A. Miller, 24, of Truxton, N.Y. and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died March 28, 2008. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the services. Spring interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
SALTARELLI —Emery Saltarelli, 100, of Lakeworth, Fla. and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died March 29, 2008. Services were conducted today in Lakeworth.
STAFFORD — Anne Marie Stafford, 87, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died last week. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, Trumansburg, N.Y. and 2-4 p.m Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A funeral sewrvice will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Blodgett Mills, N.Y., later this spring.

COSKO — Mrs. Amelia “Mollie” Cosko, 97, of 94 Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., died March 29, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 45 Crandall St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Anthony’s Church prior to mass.
FOX — Patricia P. Fox, 65, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died March 29, 2008. A celebration of Pat’s life will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the United Presbyterian Church of Cincinnatus.
LITTLE— Kenneth E. Little, 76, of Cortland, N.Y.,  died March 30, 2008 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
SPACE — Ronald West Space, 76, died March 28, 2008 at his home in Dryden, N.Y. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery at a late date. There are no calling hours.
STITH — Theodore H. Stith Jr., 53, of Cincinnatus (Taylor), N.Y., died March 30, 2008, at his home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will follow in Taylor Rural Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 5 to 8 p.m on Tuesday evening and again on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m.
STREETER — Lucille Atkins Streeter, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died March 29, 2008. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the McGrawville Baptist Church, Route 41, McGraw. Spring interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

 

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