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Death and Birth Notices

AMES — Donald F. Ames, 92, died May 4, 2008. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. June 9 at the United Presbyterian Church.
BROOKS — Charlotte J. Brooks, 84, of Santa Ana, Calif. and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died May 20, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at Holy Family Church, Santa Ana. Interment will be Wednesday at Riverside Military Cemetery.
HOWARD — Michael J. Howard, 45, of Chittenango, N.Y. and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died May 21, 2008. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church of Chittenango. Private burial will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, Chittenango.
SCHWENN — Nita Keelhar Schwenn, of Marathon, N.Y., died May 22, 2008. A memorial service will be held at noon Wednesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Marathon. Burial will be in Lapeer Cemetery at the family’s convenience.
SHARPSTEEN — Frances R. Sharpsteen died Jan. 7, 2008. Burial services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Moravia, N.Y.

GENSON — To Jason and Michelle McKinsey Genson, 21 Annee Lane, Apt. 1, Freeville, N.Y., twin sons, Julian Jason, 6 lbs. 6 oz., and Mason Dylan, 6 lbs. 9 oz, April 28, 2008.
HANSON — To Dustin Hanson and Tami Mowry, 143 Madison St., Apt. 9, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Caleb James, 10 lbs. 9 oz., May 11, 2008.

GALLAGHER — Mary K. Gallagher, 75, died May 20, 2008, at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville, N.Y. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Monday at the Chamberlin-Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville. There will be a pot luck supper to follow at Skybrook Campground. Graveside services to be held 4 p.m. Tuesday at Rural Cemetery, Cortland.
KINNE — Mitchell J. Kinne, 52, of Utica, N.Y., died May 18, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical  Center, Utica, after a lengthy illness. A celebration of Mitchell’s life will be held at the Remsen V.F.W., Steuben Street, Remsen, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday and will end with military honors, followed by a reception.
SENECAL — Marion G. Senecal, 90, formerly of Clark Street, Groton, N.Y., died May 21, 2008, at the Groton Nursing Facility. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony’s Church, Groton. Interment will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.
METCALF — Ruth Joyce Metcalf, 77, of 136 1/2 Clinton Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died May 21, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call at the Perkins Funeral Home in Dryden at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. with interment in the Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden.

 

FISK — Wesley C. Fisk, 87, of State Route 41, McGraw, N.Y., died May 12, 2008 at his home following a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday at Memorial Baptist Church, 125 Tompkins St., Cortland. Friends may call at the church following the service until 5 p.m. 
McGlade — Janice A. McGlade, 73, of Apalachin, N.Y., died May 16, 2008, at Wilson Hospital after a long illness. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Apalachin. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in the Marathon Cemetery on a later date. 
SENECAL — Marion G. Senecal, 90, formerly of Clark Street, Groton, N.Y., died May 21, 2008 at the Groton Nursing Facility. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony’s Church, Groton. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.

GENSON — To Jason and Michelle McKinsey Genson, 21 Annee Lane, Apt. 1, Freeville, N.Y., twin sons, Julian Mason, 6 lbs. 6 oz., and Jason Dylan, 6 lbs. 9 oz., April 28, 2008.
GOODRICH — To Eric and Stephanie Linders Goodrich, 11867 Hart Glen Court, New Market, Md., a son, Drew Michael, 7 lbs. 9 oz., March 5, 2008, in Olney, Md. The father is a former Homer resident.
GUTCHESS — To Nathaniel and Jennifer Hemming Gutchess, 6243 Howell Road, Locke, N.Y., a son, Ethan Sawyer, 10 lbs. 6 oz., May 5, 2008, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
LEET — Ethan and Kennie Lass Leet, 404 East Hill Road, Binghamton, N.Y., a daughter, Billie Madison, 7 lbs. 9 oz., May 7, 2008, in Wilson Regional Medical Center, Johnson City, N.Y.

OTIS — Doris Irene Morse Otis, 89, of Miami, Okla., died May 15, 2008, after a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the United Methodist Church of Dryden. Burial will follow in the Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. There are no calling hours.
TESTA — Elvira G. Testa, 100, longtime resident of Hyatt Street in Cortland, N.Y., died May 20, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. on Friday. A prayer service will precede the Mass at 9:15 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening.

ARCHIBALD — Mrs. Adelaide Lowell Archibald, 95, of 7 Charles St., Cortland, N.Y., died May 17, 2008. A memorial service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, 13 Court St., Cortland, at 3 p.m. on Thursday with a reception to follow. Friends may call at the same location from 2 to 3 p.m. Burial is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton.

CRUMB — To Matthew Crumb and Roxanne Williams-Crumb, 7 Tannery St., Marathon, N.Y., a daughter, Emma Jane, 8 lbs. 9 oz., May 8, 2008.
POOLE — To Michael L. and Jody Fox Poole, 25 Hudson St., Homer, N.Y., a son, Brycen Reed, 8 lbs., May 8, 2008, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.

BRANGAN — William M. Brangan III, 72, of Spring Hills, Fla. and formerly of Groton, N.Y., died May 14, 2008. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Bible Baptist Church, Route 281, Cortland.
ERVIN — Jerry R. Ervin, 64, formerly of Taylor, N.Y., died on May 15, 2008. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will follow in Taylor Rural Cemetery. There will be no prior calling hours.
HATHAWAY — Nina M. Hathaway, 84, of Delphi Falls, died May 17, 2008. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Smith FuneralHome, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
HUSS — James D. “Jimmy” Huss, 43, of Deer Path Lane, Cincinnatus, N.Y., died May 14, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
KELLY — Jacqueline Sonia “Jackie” Kelly, 43, of 363 Munson Road, Lansing, N.Y., died May 16, 2008. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Road, with a funeral service immediately thereafter. Prayers of committal will be held at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lansing following the church service.
LUDWIG — George H. Ludwig, 84, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 13, 2007. His children will celebrate his life with a Mass at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on May 24 at 1p.m., with a reception to follow in the church hall.
REYNOLDS — Alice R. Reynolds, 75, of Millstream Court, Moravia, N.Y., died Feb. 13, 2008. Committal services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sand Hill Cemetery.

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