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Death and Birth Notices

ARDUINI — Domenico Arduini, 88, of Pendleton St., Cortland, N.Y., died June 5, 2008 at home. Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Parkside Assembly of God Church, 78 Homer Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the church then from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service at church.
BELLUCCI — Rose Marie Militello Bellucci, 70, of Holley Drive, Homer, N.Y., died June 5, 2008. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Friends may call following the services in the basement of the church.
PRESTON — Virginia S. Preston, 75, of Union Valley Road, DeRuyter, N.Y., died June 6, 2008 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

ELMORE — George W. Elmore, 84, of Cortland, N.Y., died after an extended illness June 4, 2008. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will follow in Atwater Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home prior to the services.
RUPPERT — Mrs. Joyce Evelyn Curtis Ruppert, 90, died May 31, 2008 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. A funeral service was held June 4, 2008 at Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home in Great Barrington, Mass.

BURKE — To Eric Burke and Danielle Longo, 22 Court St., Apt. 31, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Adriana Elise, 4 lbs. 15 oz., May 30, 2008.
TOFEL — To David and Dawn Wedge Tofel, Fairview, Pa., a son, David Daniel III, 6 lbs. 1 oz., April 8, 2008, in Erie, Pa.

ELMORE — George W. Elmore, 84, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 4, 2008. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
HARRIS — Mary Arlene Harris, 65, of McGraw, N.Y., died June 4, 2008. A memorial service will be held noon Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Friends may call from 10 to 11:45 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
LIVERMORE — Roger F. Livermore, 58, of Pitcher, N.Y., died June 3, 2008. Funeral services will be 1p.m. Saturday at the K.L. Sharp funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Interment will be in Pitcher Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
STOUGHTON — Eletha R. Stoughton, 94, died June 3, 2008. Services will be private. Interment will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

BRYANT — Willie B. Bryant, 86, formerly of Pendleton Street, Cortland, N.Y., died June 3, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, after a long illness. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at God’s Lighthouse of Praise, 98 Port Watson St., Cortland. Interment will follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery. 
Guentensperger — Catherine Marie Guentensperger (aka Kate Gett) died April 25, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a memorial service at      11 a.m. Burial will be at Cortland Rural Cemetery immediately following the service.
LIVERMORE — Roger F. Livermore, 58, of Pitcher, N.Y., died June 3, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
PACE — Nancy Lee Pace, 70, of 62 Elm St., Cortland, N.Y., died June 2, 2008 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 9:20 a.m. on Friday from 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’s Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
WILDAY — Lawrence H. Wilday, 62, of Homer, N.Y., died June 1, 2008 at Heritage Health Center, Utica. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Briggs-Hall Memorial Home, 11 N. Main St., Homer. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the memorial home.

HAMMONDS-CUMMINGS — To Fredreck Hammonds and Kayla Cummings, 438 Nye Road, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Ya’Nya Jazell, 7 lbs. 13 oz., May 6, 2008.
JOHNSON — To Ryan and Tiffany Russell Johnson, 1 Prospect St., Apt. 1, Homer, N.Y., a daughter, Kina Shea, 6 lbs. 14 oz., May 28, 2008.
MILLS — To Stephen and Renee Wilkinson Mills, PO Box 232, McLean, N.Y., a daughter, Lania Stephanya, 7 lbs. 4 oz., May 16, 2008.
O’DELL — To Matthew O’Dell and Kristina Spence Snyder, 200 Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Chase Matthew, 6 lbs. 13 oz., May 7, 2008, in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton, N.Y.

DAHLHEIMER — Harry Dahlheimer, 83, died March 5, 2008. There will be a celebration of life ceremony in his memory at SUNY Cortland’s Jacobus Lounge in Brockway Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. June 7. The Dahlheimer family warmly invites friends and colleagues to join in rememberance of Harry’s good life.
GILBERT — Charles M. Gilbert, 54, of Marathon, N.Y., died May 30, 2008. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Nichols Funeral Home, Whitney Point. Friends may call in the hour prior to the service.
MAHER — Joan B. Maher, of Truxton, N.Y., died June 1, 2008. Services will be 10:10 a.m. Thursday from the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick’s Church, Truxton. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.
PACE — Nancy Lee Pace, 70, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 2, 2008. Services will be 9:20 a.m. Friday from the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church. Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home chapel.
RHODES — Elizabeth (Libby) A Rhodes, 87, of Groton, N.Y., died June 1, 2008. Services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Groton Assembly of God. Friends may call noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the church. Private interment will be Friday in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
ROBERTS — Gary W. Roberts, 66, of Homer, N.Y., died May 27, 2008. Friends may gather Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Briggs-Hall Memorial Home, Homer, to pay homage to Gary.
WEST — Donald G. West, 64, of Groton, N.Y., died June 1, 2008. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Interment will follow in East Homer Cemetery. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

 

GILBERT — Charles M. Gilbert, 54, of Marathon, N.Y., died May 30, 2008. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday from the Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119th Street, Whitney Point. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
PIECH — Patricia L. Piech, 63, of Marathon, N.Y., formerly of Whitney Point, died May 30, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday from the Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119th Street, Whitney Point. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery, Ithaca. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday.
VOORHEIS — Robin L. Shorts Voorheis, 40, of 8719 Route 89, Interlaken, N.Y., (formerly of Cortland and Groton) died May 31, 2008. Services will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church, County Road 153, Kidder’s Landing, Interlaken. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South St., Trumansburg.

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