Death and Birth Notices

RANSOM — Lawrence Ransom, 92, died April 7, 2009, after a long illness. Services are private and at the convenience of the family.

FOSTER — Clarence Foster Sr., of Watertown, N.Y., died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at the Samaritan Keep Home, where he was a resident since October 2007. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, with the funeral service following at noon in the chapel at the TLC Funeral Home in Watertown. Interment will be private at Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden.

HENDERSON — Darrell J. Henderson, 75, of Clark Road, Preble, N.Y., died April 7, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Preble Congregational Church. Burial will be private at the Elmwood Cemetery, Preble. In keeping with Darrell’s wishes, there are no calling hours.
HENRY — John Nelson Henry Sr., 71, of Homer Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died in Avondale, Ariz., April 4, 2009. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Briggs-Hall Memorial Home, 11 N. Main St., Homer. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

UTTER — Norma L. Utter, 89, formerly of Route 90, Locke, N.Y., and 13 Leon Ave., Cortland, died April 6, 2009, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bible Baptist Church of Cortland, 15 West Road, Cortland. Interment will be in Bird Cemetery, Locke. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

LaLONDE — Lepha M. LaLonde, 100, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 6, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. At Mrs. LaLonde’s request there are no calling hours or services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., is assisting the family.

AUSTIN — Herbert F. Austin, 79, of Lewes, Del., died March 28, 2009, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. April 18 at Tully United Community Church in Tully, N.Y.


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