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Death and Birth Notices

CHILDS — Henry Monroe Childs, Jr., 90, of Fairfield, Calif. and formerly of Homer, N.Y., died April 20, 2008. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at the Community Congregational Church, Benicia, Calif.
WIANT — Rev. Max T. Wiant, 89, of Redlands, Calif. and formerly of Homer, N.Y., died April 24, 2008. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist church of Redlands. A reception will follow at Kendall Place at Plymouth Village Retirement Community, Redlands. Interment at Hillside Memorial Park will be private.

OAKSFORD — Robert S. Oaksford, 87, of Bossard Road, Groton, N.Y., died Thursday, April 24, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

BAKER — Garry A. Baker, 83, of 57 Delaware St., Cortland, N.Y., died at home, April 20, 2008. Services are from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Briggs-Hall Memorial Home, 11 N. Main St., Homer. Burial to follow at Cold Brook Cemetery.

AMARO — To David Amaro and Erika Hunt, PO Box 92, Harford, N.Y., a son, Desi Robert, 8 lbs., March 16, 2008.
DIESCHER — To William “Bud” and Karen Dillenback Diescher, 148 Groton Ave., Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Madison Rae, 8 lbs. 13 oz., April 14, 2008.
GOODWIN — To Adam and Michelle Schooley Goodwin, 26 Liberty Drive, Moravia, N.Y., a daughter, Kaylee Nevaeh, 6 lbs. 14 oz., April 15, 2008.

DAVIDSON — Pauline E. Davidson, 93, of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 16, 2008. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
RAWSON — LeRoy E. Rawson Sr., 67, of Piety Road, Marathon, N.Y., died April 20, 2008. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Homer. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. 

BARLOW — To Justin and Bonnie Kuhns Barlow, Sherrill, N.Y., twin sons, Brody, 6 lbs. 6 oz., and Kaden, 6 lbs. 2 oz., April 3, 2008, in Oneida Hospital, Oneida, N.Y.
FOSTER — To Benjamin G. and Amy Meldrim Foster, Eisenhower Drive, Seneca Falls, N.Y., twins, a daughter, Elizabeth Bergen, 5 lbs. 7 oz., and a son, William Gould, 5 lbs., March 14, 2008, in Geneva, N.Y.
FUNK — To David and Amanda Christine Baron Funk, 1063 Halstead Road, Apt. P5, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Natalie Christine, 6 lbs. 10 oz., April 4, 2008.
GATES — To David and Jessica Southwick Gates, 71 1/2 Madison St., Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Skyla Marie, 7 lbs. 11 oz., April 5, 2008.
MARICLE — To Samantha Amanda Lynn Maricle, 1294 Lower Cincinnatus Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y., PO Box 73, a son, Kaleb Alan, 8 lbs. 6 oz., April 16, 2008.
PETIT — To Robert Petit IV and Amber Harris, 100 Jefferson Road, Apt. 2, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Isabella Marie-Angel Lynn, 6 lbs. 4 oz., April 7, 2008.
POSTMA — To Theodore and Barbara Bentley Postma, 703 County Route 25, New Berlin, N.Y., a son, John Robert, 7 lbs. 2 oz., April 11, 2008, in Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich, N.Y. The parents are former Cortland and Homer residents.
SMITH — To Andy and Faith Porter Smith, 1741 State Route 13, RD 1, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Caleb Andrew, 8 lbs. 12 oz., April 1, 2008.
STEVENS — To Jeffrey Stevens and Tara Jenney, 38 South Ave., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Gavin Daniel Charles, 6 lbs. 2 oz., March 31, 2008.

ALOI — Santo J. Aloi, 83, of Northwoods Nursing Home, died April 20, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday prior to Mass in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
FLATT — Scott W. Flatt, 58, of 660 Sterling Park, Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2008. Friends may call at the home from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
HALL — Marie E. Hall, 74, of Route 215, Virgil, N.Y., died April 20, 2008, at her home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be at Hamptonburgh Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
PARSONS — Linda Parsons, 56, of Pine Hill Trailer Park died April 21, 2008, at home. A memorial service will be at noon on Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in the Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 to 11:45 on Wednesday prior to the memorial service.
PASHLEY — Dorothy Pashley, 83, died April 21, 2008 at her home in Groton, N.Y. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing.
PETRELLA — Louis Petrella, 83, of 4032 Collegeview Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal with full military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in St. Anthony’s Church, Pomeroy Street, Cortland.
RAWSON — LeRoy E. Rawson Sr., 67, of Piety Road, Marathon, N.Y., died April 20, 2008. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Homer. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. 
SARDO — Lawrence L. Sardo, 63, of East Patchogue, N.Y., died April 19, 2008. Arrangements are entrusted to Moloney’s Bohemia Funeral Home, 1320 Lakeland Avenue, Bohemia.
SHEARER — Helen J. Shearer, 102, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 18, 2008. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery.

ALOI — Santo “Sammy” Aloi, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2008, at Northwoods of Cortland. Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.
BANKS — Genevieve Banks, 90, formerly of Homer, N.Y., died April 16, 2008, in the Crouse Community Center, Morrisville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
BROWN — Howard D. Brown, 90, of Nye Road, Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2008. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday in St. Mary’s Church, 44 Main St., Cortland, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment, with full military honors, will take place at a later date in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Binghamton. Friends may call at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
DOYLE — Fred Doyle Sr., will be laid to rest at 1 p.m. on Wednesday with a military service in the Caroline Cemetery, Richford, N.Y.
NACHTRIEB — Fay L. “Chub” Nachtrieb, 82, of Main St., Locke, N.Y. died April 20, 2008 in Matthew House, Auburn, following a short illness. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Christ United Methodist Church, 36 Church St., Moravia, with a reception to follow at the fellowship hall of the church. Burial will be in Bird Cemetery, Locke. There are no calling hours.
MURRAY — Margaret L. “Peggy” Brislin Murray, 56, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 18, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be at noon on Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
PETRELLA — Louis Petrella, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2008, in Edgewater, Fla. Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.

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