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Death and Birth Notices

BARNHART — Dana L. Barnhart, 76, formerly of McGraw, N.Y., died April 26, 2009, There will be no calling hours. The children of Dana will host a memorial service in Dansville. The date is still to be determined.
CLIFT — Bonnie Lee Clift, 66, of 11 Lee Road, Dryden, N.Y., died April 17, 2009. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church of Dryden. There are no calling hours.
LARRABEE — Luella C. Larrabee, of 58 N. Main St., Cortland, N.Y., died May 1, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday from the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
MAYO — Lynn M. Mayo, 75, of Cortland died April 30, 2009. At Lynn’s request, there are no services.
McKEE — Vera A. McKee, 81, of Cortland died April 30, 2009 at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. There will be no calling hours, and services will be private. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. assisted the family.
PARKER — Lynn W. Parker, 82, formerly of N. West St., Homer, N.Y., died April 30, 2009 in the Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday from noon until the time of the services.

BENTLEY — Tamara L. “Tammy” Bentley, 37, of 41 Parker Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died April 27, 2009, at home. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
CHERNOW — Dr. Louis Chernow, 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 19, 2009, in Tucson, Ariz., after a brief illness.
EDWARDS — Erma Dolly Edwards, 92, of Westboro, Mass., formerly of Cuyler, N.Y., died April 22, 2009, at the Laurel Lake Center in Lee, Mass. Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
WARNER — Evelyn G. Warner, 91, formerly of Groton, N.Y., died April 26, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility after a short illness. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will follow in West Groton Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

BENTLEY — Tamara L. “Tammy” Bentley, 37, of 41 Parker Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died April 27, 2009, at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc.
CONNELLY — James J. Connelly Sr., 95, of Winchester, Mass., died April 28, 2009, surrounded by his family at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland, N.Y. Services will be held in Winchester, Mass.
DeMASO — Joseph F. DeMaso, 64, died Feb. 23, 2009. A burial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer, N.Y.
LEWIS — Gerald H. “Bud” Lewis, 89, of 15 Cook Street, Lehigh Crossing Apts. 101-7, Freeville, N.Y., died April 28, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will be in North Lansing Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

BOSKET — a daughter, Annabelle Cecil, 7 lbs. 6 oz., March 26, 2009, to Erwin W. Bosket and Theresa Ashley Rose, 1000 Fish Hill Road, Marathon, N.Y.
BROWN – a son, Jack Andrew, 6 lbs. 13 oz., April 6, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Andrew and Kelley Nadge Brown, Homer, N.Y.
DUNN — a son, Liam James, 6 lbs. 14 oz., April 4, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Thomas and Stephanie Harris Dunn, Baldwinsville, N.Y. The mother is a former Cortland area resident.
FORBES — a son, Jameson Thomas, 9 lbs. 4 oz., April 16, 2009, to Robert and Rebecca Berlew Forbes, 2202 State Route 13, Cortland, N.Y.
HAYES — a son, Beau Ethan, 5 lbs. 1 oz., March 28, 2009, in Naval Hospital, Camp LeJeune, Jacksonville, N.C., to Brett and Erin Smithling Hayes, 247 Rutherford Way, Jacksonville, N.C.
ONDRAK — a son, Liam Chistopher, 8 lbs. 4 oz., Feb. 26, 2009, in Wakemed Hospital, Cary, N.C., to Christopher and Kristin Sutika Ondrak, 201 Bridle Boast Road, Cary, N.C
QUAIL — a daughter, Macie Jade, 8 lbs., March 7, 2009, to Derrick E. Quail and Chelsea C. Prindle, 4581 State Route 221 East, Marathon, N.Y.
RIOTTO — a daughter, Ella Sophia, 6 lbs. 12 oz., April 9, 2009, in Community General Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to John and Amy Goldstein Riotto, 23 Crandall St., Cortland, N.Y.
WILSON — a son, Brennan Alexander, 8 lbs. 10 oz., March 19, 2009, at home, to Corey and Georgia Wilson, McGraw, N.Y.

PERRY — Dwayne A. Perry, 48, of Penguin Drive, Cortlandville, N.Y., died April 24, 2009. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday with a service to follow at 11 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
ROBERTS — June A. Roberts, 89, of 24 Aurora St., Moravia, N.Y., died April 21, 2009, at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Services will be held in Bloomsburg, Pa., in June.
SMALL — Martha B. (Maricle) Small, 90, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 25, 2009, at her home. Funeral services will be held at the United Presbyterian Church of Cincinnatus 11 a.m. Thursday with her pastor. Burial will be in Cincinnatus Cemetery. Friends may call at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
WOLF — James “Jim” Edwin Wolf, 71, of Daytona Beach, Fla., died April 26, 2009, in Daytona Beach. A remembrance service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dale Woodward in Holly Hill.

HOUCK — Leland Mowry Houck, 77, of Fabius, N.Y., died April 24, 2009, at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St. (Rt. 80), Tully. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Apulia United Methodist Church, 6496 Rt. 80, Apulia Station. Burial will follow at the Tully Cemetery, Tully.
JONES — Doris Jones, 90, formerly of Homer, N.Y., died April 26, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Homer Congregational Church. A joint committal service for Doris and R. Darrell Jones will follow the funeral service at the Atwater Cemetery, Homer. Following the graveside services, friends and family are invited to a reception at the Russell Fellowship Room at the Homer Congregational Church.
MATIJAS — Geraldine R. (Bunny) Matijas, 89, of Rt. 41A, New Hope, N.Y., died April 23, 2009. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in Christ United Methodist Church of Locke and Moravia, 36 Church Street, Moravia. Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Christ United Methodist Church of Locke and Moravia. Interment will be Wednesday at the convenience of the family in the New Hope Cemetery.
NORMAN — Randy W. Norman, 52, of River St., Cortland, N.Y., died April 24, 2009 at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Services will be at noon Tuesday at the Groton Assembly of God. Interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday prior to the service.
PETTET — Edward C. Pettet, 94, formerly of Blodgett Mills, N.Y., died April 25, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church of McGraw. Interment will follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Blodgett Mills. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
WARNER — Evelyn G. Warner, 91, formerly of Groton, N.Y., died April 26, 2009, at Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

 

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