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Death and Birth Notices

BROWN — a daughter, Brooklyne Kenna, 7 lbs. 8 oz., March 5, 2009, to Chad R. Brown and Kayla E. Price, 40 1/2 Grove St., Homer, N.Y.
BUTTON — a son, Robert Dean Jr., 7 lbs. 5 oz., March 31, 2009, to Robert Button Sr., and Jamie Post, 7 Center St., McGraw, N.Y.
CHAMBERS — a daughter, Daisy Rose Irene, 8 lbs. 2 oz., April 1, 2009, to Robert and Adrienne Bartholomew Chambers, 73 Central Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
CRANDALL — a daughter, Marissah Lee, 7 lbs. 7 oz., March 2, 2009, to Trent Crandall and Jennifer Lee, 2360 Bear Swamp Road, Sempronius, N.Y.
FULLER — a son, Wyatt Levi, 6 lbs. 12 oz., March 31, 2009, to Weston Sr. and Valene Hillman Fuller, 3285 Factory Drive, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
LENER — a son, Ezra Jeffrey, 7 lbs. 9 oz., March 5, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Jeffrey and Nicole Dermady Lener, 87 Houghton Hill Road, Homer, N.Y.
PETERSON — a son, Johnathan Michael, 7 lbs. 10 oz., April 8, 2009, to Michael Peterson and Jessica Wheeler, 4489 North Road, McGraw, N.Y.
STAFFORD — a son, Kyler Duane, 5 lbs. 8 oz., March 31, 2009, to Steve Stafford and Jody Hill, 14666 Route 90, Cortland, N.Y.
STEVENS — a son, Tatum Michael, 4 lbs. 14 oz., March 15, 2009, to Robin Stevens Jr. and Michelle Downes, 3830 Piety Ridge Road, Marathon, N.Y.
STILES — a daughter, Maizie Lynn, 7 lbs. 8 oz., March 31, 2009, to Tyson and Jamie Stiles, 2518 State Route 215, Cortland, N.Y.

BUSH — David Elliot Bush, 70, of Homer, N.Y., died April 16, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
CLIFT — Bonnie Lee Clift, 66, of 11 Lee Road, Dryden, N.Y., died April 17, 2009, at the Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Memorial services will be held at a time to be announced.
KINNER — An interment service for Elizabeth Kinner will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Marathon Cemetery.
REYNOLDS — Ruth E. Reynolds, 88, of Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., formerly of Groton, died April 17, 2009 at the Groton Nursing Facility after an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to the service.
VANBENSCHOTEN — Irene A. VanBenSchoten, of 308 North Parkway, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 17, 2009. Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Groton Rural Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

BIERLEY — Lisa L. Bierley, 38, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 15, 2009, in Syracuse. At Lisa’s request, there are no calling hours or services.
WEBBER — Eleanor Jean Denison Webber, 82, of Homer, N.Y., died April 14, 2009, in University Hospital, Syracuse, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.

COAKLEY — Adele C. Coakley, 97, of Lake Worth, Fla., died, April 9, 2009. Graveside services and burial will be held at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
LUNDEEN — Rose Marie (Denk) Lundeen, 76, died April 11, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center surrounded by her children. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday in St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer, where Rosie was a longtime communicant. Private graveside interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland.
SPONAUGLE — Beatrice M. Sponaugle, 89, of 355 Creamery Road, Harford, N.Y., and formerly of Freeville and Cortland, died April 14, 2009 at home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden. There are no calling hours.
WEBBER — Eleanor Jean Denison Webber, 82, of Homer, N.Y., died April 14, 2009, at University Hospital, Syracuse, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

UNDERWOOD — Mabel L. “Tootie” Underwood, 77, of State Rt. 41, McGraw, N.Y., died April 14, 2009. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at the McGraw Baptist Church, 7 East Main St., McGraw. Interment will follow in the Marathon Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the church 5-7 p.m. Thursday.
SHERMAN — Shirley Ann Sherman, of Summerfield, Fla., died March 28, 2009. Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Homer Avenue United Methodist Church in Cortland. A service will follow.

CONTE — Ms. Linda Aurand Conte, 65, of Panama City, Fla., died March 21, 2009, at a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
METZGAR — Martin R. Metzgar, 68, of Smolan, Kan., formerly of Groton, N.Y., died April 11, 2009, at his home after an extended illness. Burial was held in the Rose Lawn Cemetery in Salina, Kan.
MYERS — Betty Jane Myers, 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 12, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. At the family’s request there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will take place at a later time in Virgil Cemetery.
SHERMAN — Shirley Ann Sherman of Summerfield, Fla., died March 28, 2009, at Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Fla., surrounded by her family. Friends may call be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 25, at the Homer United Methodist Church with a service to follow. The family invites you to join them for a luncheon following the service.

FELLOWS — Valerie June (Bonham) Fellows, 42, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 11, 2009, at her home. Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Interment will be in Killawog Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
McDONOUGH — James Robert “Bob” McDonough, 73, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died April 5, 2009. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Church in Otisco.
SCHENCK — Marcia M. Schenck, 52, of 2438 Route 13, Homer, N.Y., died April 10, 2009, in University Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday.
SMITH — Chester R. Smith, 89, of 116 N. West Street, Homer, N.Y., died April 2, 2009, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no calling hours or services at this time. Joint memorial services for Mr. and Mrs. Smith will be announced at a later date.

 

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