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Death and Birth Notices

BRANGAN — Janice J. Brangan, 75, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 2, 2012, after a short illness, at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Chester, Pa. A celebration of her life will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Bible Baptist Church, Route 281, Cortland. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Homer. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. prior to the services at church.
CHATURVEDI — Dr. Ram P. Chaturvedi, 80, of Cortland, N.Y., died in his home May 4, 2012. A celebration of Dr. Chaturvedi’s life will be held at the Interfaith Center at SUNY Cortland, located at 7 Calvert St., Cortland, at 2 p.m. on May 20.
CLARK — Donald L. “Clarkie” Clark Sr., 93, of Fleming Street, Auburn, N.Y., died May 2, 2012. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Brew Funeral Home, 48 South St., Auburn, with a funeral service immediately following at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer at 11 a.m. on Wednesday with military honors.
CROSLEY — Charles R. “Jug” Crosley, 88, of Carroway Hill Road, Homer, N.Y., died May 3, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
GAINES — Lance C. Gaines, 22, of Cobb Street, Groton, N.Y., died May 1, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. A memorial service to celebrate Lance’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Peruville New Testament Church in Groton, (corner of routes 38 and 34B). Private burial will be in the West Groton Cemetery.
NYE — Carlton E. Nye, 79, died May 4, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. At Carl’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral.

BRANGAN — Janice J. Brangan, 75, of Cortland, N.Y., died at Corzer-Chester Medical Center in Chester, Pa. Services will be held at 4 p.m. on May 6, 2012, at the Bible Baptist Church in Cortland. Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. prior to the services at the church. Zirbel Funeral Home of Groton has care of arrangements.
CROSLEY — Charles R. Crosley, 88, of Homer, N.Y., died on May 3, 2012, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
GAINES — Lance C. Gaines, 22, of Cobb Street, Groton, N.Y., died unexpectedly in Ocean City, Md. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Peruville New Testament Church. There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has care of arrangements.
HURLBERT — Morrison J. “Mort” Hurlbert, 77, of Elm Street, Cortland, N.Y., died May 2, 2012, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. In keeping with Mort’s wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter, will be at the convenience of the family.
MATSON — Peggy S. Matson, 50, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 3, 2012. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in Bird Cemetery, Locke. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday prior to services.
STODDARD — Suzanne C. Stoddard of Cortland, N.Y., died April 27, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. May 19 at Faith Baptist Church, 1731 Route 13 North, Cortland. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, NY.

GAINES — Lance C. Gaines, 22, of Groton, N.Y., died May 1, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Arrangements are in the care of Zirbel Funeral Home.
LEET — Paul “Zeke” Leet, 83, of Blodgett Mills, N.Y., died May 1, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A celebration of Zeke’s life will be at noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the McGraw Community Center. Burial will be held at a later time at the Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, NY 13045.

BANGAN — Janice J. Bangan, 75 of Cortland, N.Y., died in Chester, Pa., on May 2, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.
DAVIS — Arthur G. Davis, 98, of Genoa, N.Y., died April 30, 2012, the Cayuga Ridge Nursing Facility in Ithaca. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the United Church of Genoa. Private interment will be in Pharsalia Cemetery. There are no prior calling hours.

HONOUR — Marilyn J. Honour, 78, of state Route 41, Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 29, 2012, at her home. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel.
MAY — Patricia Creahan May, 83, of Naples, Fla., and Cortland, N.Y., died April 26, 2012, at Avow Hospice of Naples. Services will be at noon on Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N., Naples, Fla. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens.

CLARK — Ardith A. Clark, 84, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died April 28, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
MORGAN — Charles R. “Charlie” Morgan, 60, of Bromka Road, Romulus, N.Y., died April 26, 2012. Services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Ovid Federated Church, 7137 N. Main St. Prayers of committal will be held privately at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Covert Funeral Home, 7199 S. Main St., Ovid.
WEEKS — Joseph R. “Banjo” Weeks Sr., 62, of Groton, N.Y., died April 27, 2012, at the VA Medical Center, Syracuse. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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