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Death and Birth Notices

COULTER — a daughter, McKay Rose, 8 lbs. 14 oz., April 20, 2009, in Magee Women’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., to Travis M. Coulter and Lisa Toth, 539 Cloverdale Court, Wexford, Pa. The father is a former Virgil resident.
CUTE — a son, Caleb David, 7 lbs. 4 oz., April 29, 2009, to Cheyenne and Jesse Welch Cute, Cortland, N.Y.
FORD — a son, Landen Charles, 8 lbs. 6 oz., April 24, 2009, to Shawn and Brandy Ford, 2118 Gee Hill Road, Dryden, N.Y.
HOUGH — a son, Jeffrey William, 8 lbs. 15 oz., April 29, 2009, to William J. and Candice M. Elliott Hough, 3359 Kellogg Road, Cortland, N.Y.
WYANT — a daughter, Hailey Lou, 7 lbs. 3 oz., May 1, 2009, to Corey and Samantha Bacheller Wyant, 4720 Carroway Hill Road, Homer, N.Y.

LEWIS — Donald R. “Bob” Lewis of Parker Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died May 8, 2009, at his home following a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wade Funeral Home, Moravia.
McCLOY — Linda Kay McCloy, 60, of 215 Sears Road, Cortland, N.Y., died May 6, 2009. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Virgil Cemetery, with the Rev. Allan J. Ferguson serving as celebrant. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.

ELWOOD — Richard W. Elwood, 66, of Endicott, N.Y., and formerly of Cincinnatus, died Feb. 11, 2009 at Binghamton General Hospital, Binghamton. A graveside ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Taylor Rural Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
MOORE — Judith L. “Judy” Moore, 66, died May 7, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 106 N. Main St., Cortland.Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. assisted the family in arrangements.
NATOLI — Anthony Robert Natoli, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 6, 2009, at his residence in Cortland. At the request of the deceased, there will be no calling hours. There will be a private service of interment for family members. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church.
VALENTI — Joseph M. Valenti, 45, of Pleasant View Trailer Park, Dryden, N.Y., died May 6, 2009, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after suffering a heart attack. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Monday in the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday prior to the memorial service.
WEAVER — Betty M. Weaver, 84, died May 7, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Calling hours will be held 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, with a memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow the service at the Cincinnatus Cemetery.
YACAVONE — Bruno “Brownie” Yacavone, 89, of 11 Vernon Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died May 6, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted at 9:20 a.m. Monday at the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel.

DAVIS — Helen M. Davis, 89, formerly of New Woodstock, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 2008, in Lancaster, Calif. Friends may call from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, with a memorial service to follow. Burial will be in New Woodstock Cemetery.
ELMWOOD — Richard W. Elmwood, 66, of Endicott, N.Y., and formerly of Cincinnatus, died Feb. 11, 2009, at Binghamton General Hospital, Binghamton. A graveside ceremony will be held at the Taylor Rural Cemetery at 11 a.m. Saturday. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
LUMLEY — Douglas C. Lumley, 48, of 27 N. Park Street, Adams, N.Y., died May 5, 2009, at SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Cecilia’s Church, Adams. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery, Adams. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams.
REDMOND — Mildred E. Redmond, 94, of Homer, N.Y., died May 5, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday with a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in Atwater Cemetery, Homer.

CRUIKSHANK — Charles H. Cruikshank, Sr., 81, of Norwich, N.Y., died May 4, 2009, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, N.Y. Friends may call at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y., from noon to 1 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in North Pitcher Cemetery.

BRAUN — twins, a son, Isaac Edward, 6 lbs. 3 oz., and a daughter, Leia Elizabeth, 5 lbs. 8 oz., April 2, 2009, to Patrik and Rie Taki Braun, 714 Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, Calif.
BREED — a daughter, Melanie Rose, 5 lbs. 14 oz., April 28, 2009, to Joseph A. Breed and Jessica L. Carmon, 54 Elm St., Cortland, N.Y.
FORD — a son, Landen Charles, 8 lbs. 10 oz., April 24, 2009, to Shawn and Brandy Ford, 2118 Gee Hill Road, Dryden, N.Y.
HOWE — a son, Paul McCambridge, 8 lbs. 1 oz., April 19, 2009, to Ryan M. and Annie-Caitlin Howe, Denver, Colo. The father is a former Virgil resident.
STEINER — a son, Carter Jacob, 7 lbs. 5 oz., April 14, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Anthony and Dana Steiner, 42 East Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
TOTMAN — a son, Max Daniel, 8 lbs., April 22, 2009, to Chad Totman and Katie Pawlak-Totman, 18 Wheeler Ave., Cortland, N.Y.

CIANCIO — Catherine D. “Kitty” Ciancio, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 4, 2009, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary’s Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. At Kitty’s request there are no calling hours.
EATON — Marilyn R. Eaton, 76, of Bradenton, Fla., died May 1, 2009. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, Fla.
FRANKLIN — Walter G. Franklin, 87, of Homer, N.Y., died May 3, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Homer United Methodist Church, Homer, with the Rev. Allan Ferguson officiating. Interment with military honors will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Barth Funeral Home, 42 East Main St., McGraw.
McKANE — Matthew L. McKane, 27, of Locke, N.Y., died May 3, 2009, as a result of a vehicle accident in Groton. Services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
MOORE — Esther Hyde Moore died May 3, 2009, at Van Duyn Home and Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. In honoring her wishes, there are no calling hours or funeral.
RUSSELL — Dorcas L. Russell, 82, formerly of 215 Sears Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 14, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Virgil Cemetery.
SHAW — Frances L. Shaw, 85, of East Homer, N.Y., died Dec. 13, 2008. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday. There will be a gathering following the service at her home in East Homer.

BAILEY — Eva May Bailey, 97, formerly of Groton, N.Y., and McLean, died Jan. 2, 2009. Graveside committal services will be at noon Friday in Groton Rural Cemetery. Arrangements are the Shurtleff Funeral Home of Groton.
COLER — Margaret Coler, 93, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of South Ostelic, N.Y., died Nov. 19, 2008. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wayside Rest Cemetery, Pharsalia.
DOWNES — Bonita D. Downes, 70, of Lincklaen, N.Y., died April 30, 2009. Services will be at noon on Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday.
JONES — Grace R. Jones, 93, formerly of Groton, N.Y., died May 3, 2009, at the Elderwood Healthcare Center in Liverpool. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Shurtleff Fuernal Home of Groton.
O’DELL — James L. O’Dell, 54, of Moravia, N.Y., died May 2, 2009, in Syracuse. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A remembrance luncheon for friends and family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cortland American Legion on Tompkins Street. There are no calling hours.
SILCOX — Shirley W. Silcox, 75, of Ithaca, N.Y., died May 1, 2009, in Sayre, Pa. Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
WILLIAMS — Robert J. Williams, 65, a former resident of McLean, N.Y., and a client of the Cortland Community Re-entry Program residing at Pomeroy Apartments, Cortland, died May 1, 2009, at University Hospital, Syracuse, after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery, Groton. Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

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