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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, April 28, 2007

HARKNESS — Helen E. Harkness 89. of Cortland died April 27, 2007, at the Cortland Care Center. Service will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
JOHNSON — Sheldon Glenn Johnson, 66, died April 15, 2007, at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, N.Y. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Marathon Civic Center, followed by an informal gathering to remember him.
SLADE — Howard R. Slade, 88, of Sloan Drive, Moravia, N.Y., died April 26, 2007, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A memorial service for Mr. Slade will be held in Christ United Methodist Church, Moravia, at a time to be announced.

 

Friday, April 27, 2007

HADSELL — Marie C. Hadsell, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 25, 2007, at Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be in the Pitcher Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
KENYON — Shirley J. Kenyon, 60, of Smithville Flats, N.Y., died April 26, 2007, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Berean Bible Church, Greene. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Root Funeral Home, 23 N. Chenango St., Greene.

 

Thursday, April 26, 2007

BARRY — Gerard K. Barry, 57, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 24, 2007 in Sayre, Pa. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
CONROY — Elizabeth A. “Liz” Conroy, 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 25, 2007, at Cortland Care Center. A service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday prior to the service.
DOTY — Madlean I. Doty, 92, of Blodgett Mills, N.Y., died April 24, 2007. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
NEVILLE — Joseph F. Neville, 64, died on April 21, 2007. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church, 1731 State Route 13, Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. prior to services at the church.
PERFETTI — Dominick A. Perfetti, 64, of Richfield, Minn., died April 15, 2007. Memorial services were held with military honors April 19 at The Church of St. Richard, Minneapolis, with interment at Fort Snelling Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
SMITH — Ruth W. Smith, 85, of Syracuse, N.Y., died April 25, 2007, at Francis House in Syracuse. Services are at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Frasier-Shepardson Funeral Home, 1217 N. Salina St., Syracuse, and at 9 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Syracuse. Burial will follow in Assumption Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

GRIFFITHS — To David and Sarah Roy Griffiths, Union Valley Road, Taylor, N.Y., a daughter, Hazel Evelyn, 9 lbs. 16 oz., April 11, 2007, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
JOHNSON — To Daniel and Jennifer Gross Johnson, 128 Madison St., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Karson Douglas, 9 lbs. 4 oz, March 23, 2007.
MICHALES — To Eric and Kelly Davison Michales, 25 William St., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Owen Davison, 8 lbs., April 12, 2007.
VANLIEW — To Sarah VanLiew and Michael Nichols, 14 North St., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Riley Benjamin, 8 lbs. 4 oz., April 12, 2007.

 

BARBER — Spring interment with a graveside service for Ronald Barber, who died Dec. 6, 2006, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Virgil Cemetery. Wright-Beard Funeral Home of Cortland is serving the family.
BREDESEN — Dorothy Louise Antil Bredesen, a former Cortland, N.Y., resident and 1947 graduate of St. Mary’s School, died Jan. 3, 2007, in Reston, Va., where she was a resident and well-known community leader since 1971. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery after a funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church at 10 a.m. Saturday.

 

Tues, April 24, 2007

HALL — Robert Hall, 69, of Lakeside Nursing Home, Ithaca, N.Y., died April 22, 2007. A service will be held at 10:30 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Center Lisle Cemetery.
O’HARA — Margaret L. Evans O’Hara, 94, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died April 8, 2007, in Orange City, Fla. Services were held in Orange City. Deltona (Fla.) Memorial was in charge of arrangements.
PORTER — Ronald J. Porter, 69, of Joelton, Tenn., died April 21, 2007. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Forest Lawn Chapel. Arrangements are by Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1150 Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, Tenn. 37072.
SAXE — A memorial service for Olive Whitmarsh Saxe, 92, of Chester, Conn., a Cuyler, N.Y., native who died Feb. 24, 2007, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cuyler United Methodist Church.

 

Monday, April 23, 2007

BENJAMIN — Virginia I. Benjamin, 64, of 283 McLean Road, Cortland, N.Y., died April 21, 2007, at home. Private burial will be in Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
BREED — Elaine S. Breed, 83, of the Golden Age Apartments, Norwich, N.Y., and formerly of Pleasant St., Norwich, died April 20, 2007, in Wilson Hospital of Johnson City. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home, 116 Broad St., Norwich. Interment will be at a later date in the Sherburne West Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
CORY — Charlotte S. “Sue” Cory, 95, died April 17, 2007, in Portland, Maine. A celebration of her life will be held this summer.
CUNNEEN — Raymond J. Cunneen, 83, of Village Terrace Apartments, Cortlandville, N.Y., died April 20, 2007, at his home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.
DAGRO — James John Dagro, 77, of 21 Lake Road, Dryden, N.Y., died April 20, 2007. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville. Burial with military honors will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by Perkins Funeral Home of Dryden.
EATON — Carl “Chub” Eaton, 86, of South Hill Road, McGraw, N.Y., died April 21, 2007, at his home. A private service will be held in Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Barth Funeral Home, McGraw.
HAMMOND — Kenneth F. Hammond, 93, of 195 Squires Apartments, Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2007, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services in Virgil Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by Barber Funeral Home of Homer.

 

 

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