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Death and Birth Notices

HENDRICKS — a daughter, Evawynn Lyra, 7 lbs. 11 oz., March 23, 2012, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Brian and Rachel Schultz Hendricks, 5024 Limeridge Road, Elbridge, N.Y. The mother is a former resident of Truxton.
HOWARD — a daughter, Isabella Ann, 5 lbs. 15 oz., April 26, 2012, to Zachary and Tiffany Oliver Howard, 106 Maple Ave., Cortland, N.Y.

DAVIS — Anna M. Davis, 98, died May 18, 2012, at Cortland Regional Nursing Home. At her request funeral services will be private. There are no calling hours.
WEEKS — Robert Lee Weeks Sr., 68, formerly of Groton, N.Y., died May 12, 2012. At his request there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Local arrangments are incomplete with Wade Funeral Home, Moravia.
McLEAR — James “Skip” Arthur McLear, 68, of Newaygo, Mich., died May 13, 2012, at his home. Cremation has taken place through the care of the Daggett-Gilbert Funeral Home in Big Rapids, Mich.
SOUTH — Jesse South, 54, of Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., died May 17, 2012. Graveside services will be private at Deckertown Union Cemetery in Hamburg, N.J.

SCHOONOVER — Eleanor L. Schoonover, 92, of 7234 Glen Haven Road, Scott, N.Y., died May 16, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Scott United Methodist Church, 6816 State Route 41. Interment will follow in Scott Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
TABONE — Rocco Tabone, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2012, in Orlando, Fla. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.

HAVEN — Jennie E. Haven, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 16, 2012. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.
McKINNEY — Winifred E. McKinney, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 15, 2012, in Cortland. Friends may call at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday. A funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church.
SCHOONOVER — Eleanor L. Schoonover, 92, of Glen Haven Road, Scott, N.Y., died May 16, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
SPAULDING — Ray F. Spaulding Sr., 74, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 13, 2012. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

BACON — Marjorie Bacon, 72, of Zapata, Texas, died May 13, 2012, at McAllen Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
GOODBAND — Timothy E. Goodband, 71, of Freeville, N.Y., died May 14, 2012, at Crown Center in Cortland.Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Community Room, 51 Port Watson St., Cortland.
HUFF — Matthew Ryan Huff, 32, of Lisle, N.Y., died April 3, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton. A memorial service will be held at the Willet United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
OSADCHEY — Barbara Stisser Osadchey, 88, died May 14, 2012. Services will be noon Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Friends may visit at 11 a.m. prior to the service. Private family interment will follow the service.
PRENTICE — Narin C. Prentice died. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. May 25 at Marathon Cemetery. There will be a celebration of Narin’s life at 82 Cortland St., Apt. 4, Marathon, following the service.
REDDING — Allan B. Redding, 51, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 14, 2012. At Allan’s request there are no calling hours or services.

SKEELE — Constance Jean Skeele (Perrine), 73, died April 29, 2012, in Chittenango, N.Y. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the DeRuyter United Church from 4 to 7 p.m., immediately followed by a celebration of her life. Burial will be in Leslie, Mich., in the Perrine family plot.

BAIRD — Robert A. Baird Jr. died May 12, 2012, in Cortland, N.Y. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Friends may call from 11 to 11:45 a.m. prior to the service.
GAUTHIER — Mr. Paul “Bob” Gauthier, 84, of Auburn, N.Y., died May 5, 2012, at Auburn Community Hospital. Calling hours and services wereSaturday at Farrell’s Funeral Service Inc. 84 South St., Auburn. A private interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
HIGGINS — William J. “Tuck” Higgins, 89, died May 11, 2012, at home. Tuck’s family invites anyone who would like to celebrate his life to join them from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Peg Mill Retreat, 470 Locke Road (Route 38) in Groton. A military recognition is scheduledat 3 p.m.
HORNER — Michael A. Horner, 53, of Champlin Road, Groton, N.Y., died May 10, 2012, in a highway accident in Pennsylvania. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Friday at the Groton Community Church. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
ROCKWELL — Ross A. Rockwell, 86, of Cortland, N.Y. and formerly of Groton and King Ferry, died May 11, 2012. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday or from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
WRIGHT — Norma Hattie Wright, 90, of Route 41, East Freetown, N.Y., died April 20, 2012. An Eastern Star service by the Marathon Chapter will be held at the K. L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by calling hours at 1 p.m. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at the Texas Valley Cemetery.

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