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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, June 10th, 2006

NEWTON — Gertrude Steger Newton, 89, of the Baptist Home in Pittsburgh, Pa., and formerly of Homer, N.Y., died May 26, 2006. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Homer Congregational Church. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the church. Laughlin Memorial Chapel, 222 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, is in charge of arrangements.
PADAVONA — Anna E. Padavona, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 1, 2006, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, 50 Pomeroy St., Cortland. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
PARSONS — Lawrence D. Parsons, of Portage, Mich., died June 9, 2006, at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, 3926 S. Ninth St., Kalamazoo, Mich. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Interment will be in Marathon Rural Cemetery, Marathon, N.Y.
RAYMONDA — Frances Elizabeth Faulkenberry Raymond, 70, died June 7, 2006, at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Sand Hill Baptist Church, 6895 Highway 341, Kershaw, S.C. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Baker Funeral Home, 210 E. Hilton St., Kershaw.

 

 

Friday, June 9th, 2006

KINGSLEY — Richard J. Dick Kingsley, 58, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 8, 2006, in the VA Hospital in Syracuse. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fabius Cemetery.
LEE — Shirley Everson Lee, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 8, 2006, in Cortland Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday at 42 Church St., the Community Room, Cortland. National Cremation Service, 514 Turtle St., Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements.
REID — Robert Allen Reid, 47, of Endicott, N.Y., died unexpectedly June 2, 2006, while visiting the home of his parents in Guilford. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1 Cole Drive, Norwich. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery of DeRuyter. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home, 116 N. Broad St., Norwich.
WOODWARD — Jeremiah A. Woodward, 77, of 20 Burgett Drive, Homer, N.Y., died June 7, 2006, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Margaret’s Church, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.

 

 

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

EXELBY —Kermit M. Exelby, 67, 2176 Ridge Road, Fabius, N.Y., died June 5, 2006, at his home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the Waddington Masonic Lodge No. 393 Free and Accepted Masons will hold a service at 7:45 p.m. Burial will be in White Church Cemetery in Lisbon at the convenience of the family.
GODFREY — Pauline Godfrey, 88, of Camillus, N.Y., died June 7, 2006, at Cortland Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at B.L. Bush & Sons, 10 Genesee St., Camillus, with burial to follow at Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
MINER — Frank E. Miner, 80, of 1311 New York Ave., Palm Harbor, Fla., formerly of Groton, N.Y., died May 25, 2006 in Florida. Services were in Florida. Private interment was in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Groton.
MORETTI — Jennie Moretti, 91, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 6, 2006, at Northwoods of Cortland. Memorial service will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Utica. There are no calling hours.
SMITH — Ernest R. “Ernie” Smith, 87, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died June 5, 2006. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter.
WILLMER — Caissa Joan Willmer, 75, of North Aurora Street, Ithaca, N.Y., died June 3, 2006, at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca. Services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. Private burial will be in Greensprings Natural Cemetery Preserve, Newfield. The Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

HINES — Katherine E. Hines, 86, formerly of McGraw, N.Y., passed away June 6, 2006, at Northwoods of Cortland. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. June 24 at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
TRIPP — Jillian Mae Tripp, infant, died June 4, 2006, at Cayuga Medical Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bangs Funeral Home. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in North Van Etten Cemetery. A reception will follow at noon at Spencer Federated Church, Main Street, Spencer.
WALKER — Earl G. Walker, 95, of Church Street, Cortland, N.Y., died June 5, 2006, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Lisle Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

 

 

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

ALLEN — To William and Jaime Stevens Allen, 269 Route 11, Marathon, N.Y., a daughter, Marissa Brooke, 6 lbs. 9 oz., May 24, 2006.
LANCASTER — To Mark and Jennifer Bowman Lancaster, 111 Tompkins St., Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Grace Katherine, 8 lbs. 8 oz., May 2, 2006.
OROS — To Jeremy and Kathleen Slater Oros, 2546 Texas Valley Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y., a daughter, Abigail Dawn, 7 lbs. 1 oz., May 20, 2006.

 

BAKER — Marjorie J. Fisk Baker, 60, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 4, 2006. A her request, there will be no calling hours or service. A celebration of life party will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Avenue United Methodist Church.
HARRIS — A military funeral for Clifford A. Harris, 75, of Afton, N.Y., who died May 4, 2006, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Groton Rural Cemetery.
NOBLE — Judith M. Noble, 92, of 13 OK St., McGraw, N.Y., died June 5, 2006, at Loretto in Syracuse. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
SCHMIDT — Elizabeth A. Schmidt, 98, of Northwoods Care Facility, Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Locke, N.Y., died June 4, 2006, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

 

 

Monday, June 5th, 2006

KELLEY — Harold “Pat” Kelley, 95, of Ogdensburg, N.Y., and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 7, 2005, in Ogdensburg. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Barth Funeral Home of McGraw is in charge of local arrangements.
MULKS — Jane K. Mulks, 86, of 13 Ringwood Court S., Ithaca, N.Y., died June 3, 2006, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Caroline Grove Cemetery, Caroline. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the funeral.
REAGAN — Ruth Dates Reagan, 93, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and formerly of Groton, N.Y., died Feb. 7, 2006, in Idaho. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Groton Rural Cemetery. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, is in charge of arrangements.
ROBERTSON — Edna L. Robertson, 96, of 331 Strawberry Hill Circle, Ithaca, N.Y., died June 2, 2006, at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. A celebration of her life will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Ithaca. Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. There are no calling hours. Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden, is in charge of arrangements.
SEAMAN — Charles W. Seaman, 72, of Creamery Road, Richford, N.Y., died June 3, 2006, at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, is in charge of arrangements.

 

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