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Death and Birth Notices

DIACZYSZYN — Wasyl Diaczyszyn, 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 4, 2012, in Syracuse. At the family’s request, there are no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
FOSTER — Carol A. Foster, 58, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died March 31, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 4:30 p.m. April 14 at St. Lawrence Church, DeRuyter. There are no calling hours.
SCOVILLE — Craig R. Scoville, 48, died April 5, 2012, at the New York State Veteran’s Home at Oxford, N.Y. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus at 1 p.m. Monday. Burial, with military honors, will be in Pitcher Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the start of the service at 1 p.m.
VandeBOGART — Brian (Bogie) VandeBogart, 66, died April 6, 2012. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a gathering of family and friends at the VFW at 76 Main St., Cortland, to follow calling hours.
WENTZ — Geraldine Wentz, 79, of Port Richie, Fla., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died April 6, 2012.

NAGY — Rita M. Nagy, 89, of Myers, N.Y., died April 4, 2012, at Cortland Care Center. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow at Ludlowville Pine Grove Cemetery, Lansing. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
SCOVILLE — Craig R. Scoville, 48, died April 5, 2012, at the New York State Veterans Home, Oxford, N.Y. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
THORNTON — Caden Thornton, 4 months, of McGraw, N.Y., died April 4, 2012. A calling hour will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Monday with a funeral service to begin 11 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
TIMPONE — Ida May Timpone, 79, died April 4, 2012, at Cortland Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Ida’s family will sit shivah in her memory at 203 Clinton Ave., Cortland. Family and friends are invited to come celebrate Ida’s life from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday.

DAVIS — a daughter, Chloe Nicole, 7 lbs. 15 oz., March 28, 2012, to Nathan Davis and Amber Booker, 35 Lewis St., Dryden, N.Y.

 

HORNING — Muriel A. Horning, 77, of Brattleboro, Vt., and formerly of Polkville, N.Y., and Marcellus, N.Y., died March 29, 2012. There will be a celebration of Muriel’s life at 10:30 a.m. May 19, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Marcellus, followed by a reception in thechurch hall, where the family will receive friends.
HUFF — Matthew Ryan Huff, 32, of Lisle, N.Y., died April 3, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton. A memorial service will be held at a date and time to be announced.
SHUTTS — Elmer H. “Sunny” Shutts, Jr., 91, of Penguin Park, Cortland, N.Y., died April 3, 2012, at the Syracuse VA Medical Center. Funeral services, with military honors, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the services on Friday.

 

BRANHAM — Donna J. Branham, 72, of Willowbrook Manor, Dryden, N.Y., died March 31, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Services will be private and held at the family’s convenience. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has care of arrangements.
CLAUDIO — Olive May Claudio, 79, of Willowbrook Manor, Dryden, N.Y., died April 2, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, in South Lyons Cemetery, Lyons. There are no calling hours.
COTTERILL — Katheryn M. Cotterill, 54, died April 2, 2012. A celebration of her life will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland. Interment will follow at Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden. A reception for family and friends will be held at the Dryden Fire Station after the burial.
FAIRCHILD — Lewis D. “Benny” Fairchild, 86, of Homer, N.Y., died April 2, 2012, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Grace Holy Spirit Church. There are no calling hours.
HUFF — Matthew Ryan Huff, 32, of Lisle, N.Y., died April 3, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

McCLOSKEY — a son, Jack Thomas, 7 lbs. 14 oz., March 11, 2012, to Charles McCloskey and Jessica Morton, Cortland, N.Y.
SIMMONS — a daughter, Artica Daily, 6 lbs. 14 oz., March 26, 2012, to Brian Simmons and Charish Mullen, 15 W. Main St., Cortland, N.Y.
SMITH — a son, Gabriel Dawson, 8 lbs. 7.5 oz., March 19, 2012, to Jeffrey Smith and Lillian Bush, 4295 N. Homer Ave., Apt. A3, Cortland, N.Y.

BOUGHTON — Cynthia I. Boughton, 54, died April 1, 2012. To honor her wishes, there will be no formal services.
BRANHAM — Donna J. Branham, 72, of Dryden, N.Y., died March 31, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
CANFIELD — Clare E. Canfield, 84, of 701 O’Brien Hill Road, Harford, N.Y., died April 1, 2012, at the home of his son, Lawrence. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Richford. Friends are invited to call from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
CLARK — Mary Clark, 74, of Locke, N.Y., died April 2, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 6 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call 4 to 5:45 p.m. prior.
CRUIKSHANK — Edward E. Cruikshank Sr., 72, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 2, 2012, at the Crown Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, Cortland. Friends may call at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. A graveside ceremony will be held at the North Pitcher Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.
MINER — Eileen V. Miner, 76, of Marathon, N.Y., died March 31, 2012. As per Eileen’s wishes, there will be no services.
NORTHUP — Dean C. Northup, 60, of DeRuyter, N.Y. died March 30, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
SEPE — Mary A. Sepe, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 1, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Anthony’s Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
SMITH — Michael J. Smith, 54, of Homer, N.Y., died March 31, 2012, in Syracuse. A service will be held noon Thursday at The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

BIATA — William A. Biata Sr., 70, died March 29, 2012, at Cayuga Medical Center. A funeral service will begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, followed by burial at Pine Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
BOUGHTON — Gerald A. Boughton, 72, of Marathon, N.Y., died March 30, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. At Gerald’s request, there will be no formal calling hours or funeral service.
CHAWGO — Charles (Chuck) Chawgo, 65, of Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Tully, died March 31, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends and family may call at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully, from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a traditional Elks Memorial Service at 6 p.m.
HAND — Robert J. Hand, 78, of Puderbaugh Road, Virgil, N.Y., died March 31, 2012, at Hospicare of Ithaca. At Bob’s request there will be no formal services or calling hours.
INGRAHM — Neal S. Ingrahm, 77, of 219 Rockefeller Road, Richford, N.Y., died March 30, 2012, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City. Friends may call at the Richford Congregational Church from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday followed by a memorial service at 5 p.m.

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