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Death and Birth Notices

 

May 7, 2016

COON — Frances L. Coon, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2015. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church in Cortland. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
DAVIS — Genett B. Davis, 96, of Genoa, N.Y., died Dec. 3, 2015. A service of remembrance will be held at noon May 19 at the United Church of Genoa on Route 90. A dinner will follow in the fellowship room of the church. All friends and family are invited to attend.
GRIDLEY — Warren Duane Gridley, 89, formerly of Truxton, N.Y., died May 5, 2016, at the Elizabeth Brewster House in Homer. Services will be conducted at noon Monday from the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow at Cortland Rural Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Monday prior to the start of services in the funeral home chapel.
McCLOY — Wanda Mae McCloy, 59, of McGraw, N.Y., died May 3, 2016, at her residence. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. May 14 in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, is assisting the family.
MUDGE — Daniel Ralph Mudge, 88, of Salisbury, N.C., died Nov. 27, 2015. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. May 14 at Taylor Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held following the graveside service conducted at the Federated Church of Pitcher.

 

May 6, 2016

JEFFERS — Dr. Peter M. Jeffers, 77, of Miller Drive, Homer, N.Y., died May 3, 2016, in Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald Barber Funeral Home.
CREEDEN — Gloria G. Creeden, 78, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died May 4, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be private. Burial will be at the Scott Union Cemetery.
FOSTER — Patricia Ann Foster, 78, of 200 W. South St., Groton, N.Y., died May 4, 2016, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

 

 

May 5, 2016

BLAIR — Holly V. Blair, 72, of Brook Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died May 3, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
FOSTER — Patricia A. Foster, 78, of 200 W. South St., Groton, N.Y., died May 4, 2016, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
McCLOY — Wanda Mae McCloy, 59, of McGraw, N.Y., died May 3, 2016, at her residence. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. May 14 in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland is assisting the family.
PUTNAM — LeRoy Putnam, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 3, 2016, at Upstate Hospital, Syracuse. Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday followed by a time of sharing at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
TONGE — Ralph Tonge, 76, of the Albany/Troy, N.Y., area, died May 1, 2016, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland is assisting the family.

 

May 4, 2016

ALLEN — Beatrice A. Allen, 90, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 1, 2016, at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A calling hour will be from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.
BERRY — David Berry, 48, of Syracuse, N.Y., died April 28, 2016, Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at the Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A calling hour will be from 11 a.m. to noon prior to the service.
CARON — Evelyn Stanley Harrington Caron, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 29, 2016.
GREEN — Kenneth A. Green, 69, of Homer, N.Y., died May 1, 2016, at University Hospital in Syracuse. Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Prayers of committal will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. The family will be present to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel.
WALL — Connor David Wall, infant son of Tasha and Kevin Wall of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 26, 2016, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be private.

 

May 3, 2016

ACKERMAN — a daughter, Juno Fae, 6 lbs. 7 oz., Feb. 1, 2016, to Richard Ackerman and Tiffany Lyon, 5519 State Route 281, Homer, N.Y.
HORNER — a son, Brayden Lewis, 7 lbs., April 5, 2016, to Lewis Horner and Barbara Benjamin, 300 Jefferson Road, Apt. 14, Cortland, N.Y.
LEONARD — a daughter, Elana Grace, 9 lbs. 2 oz., April 2, 2016, to Rich Leonard and Rachel Olands, 28 Randall St., Apt. 2, Cortland, N.Y.

BARTHOLOMEW — Warren (Bart) Malvern Bartholomew, 97, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 22, 2015. A service of memory and fellowship will be held at 1:45 p.m. Saturday at the United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cortland.
ALLEN — Beatrice A. Allen, 90, of Cortland, died May 1, 2016, at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A calling hour will run from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
BABBITT — M. John Babbitt, 67, of Solon, N.Y., died Sunday, May 1, 2016, at SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, N.Y. In keeping with the wishes of the family, memorial services will be private.
GEESEY — Mr. Robert Geesey, 78, of Coats, N.C., and formerly of McGraw, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 2015, at Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington, N.C. Services will be held graveside at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6, at the McGraw Cemetery.
BAKER — Patricia J. Baker, 76, of Speedsville, Tompkins County, died May 1, 2016. Family and friends are invited to share stories and memories from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the MacPherson Funeral Home, Newark Valley. Their funeral service will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Speedsville at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow in the Speedsville Cemetery.
BARBER — Marilyn E. Barber, 72, of Groton, died May 1, 2016, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Homer Avenue United Methodist Church. Friends are invited to call from 5 to 5:45 p.m. prior to the service.
BERRY — David W. Berry, 48, of Syracuse, died April 28, 2016, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Funeral services will be held at the Wright Beard Funeral Home at 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y. Calling hour is from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and the funeral will follow at noon.

May 2, 2016

BLASDELL — Helen Blasdell, of Homer, N.Y., died May 1, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bible Baptist Church of Cortland. Calling hours will be from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service. There will be a short graveside service at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Mortons Corners cemetery.

 

 


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