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Death and Birth Notices

DEVINE — William F. “Bill” Devine, 77, of 10 Atkins Ave., Cortland, died June 11, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Chittenango, NY will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, NY.
HASENJAGER — Vera Mae Josephine Hasenjager, 71, of Cortland, died June 12, 2009. Services are being held at the convenience of the family.
HOLLER — Helen E. Holler, 71, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 11, 2009. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

DEVINE — William Devine of Atkins Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died June 11, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.
HOLLER — Helen Holler, 72, died June 11, 2009, at Cortland Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
LANSING — Marilyn A. Lansing, 86, of Little York, N.Y., and Sarasota, Fla., died June 11, 2009, after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the Preble Congregational Church, Preble Road, Preble.. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble. Friends may call from noon until the time of the funeral on Saturday.

GIBBONS — Mr. John E. Gibbons, 76, of 20 Hamlin St., Cortland, N.Y., died June 9, 2009, at University Hospital in Syracuse. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
LANSING — Marilyn A. Lansing of Little York, N.Y., died June 11, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
MEEKER — Dennis L. Meeker, 59, of Canyon Lake, Texas, and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died June 6, 2009, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. A memorial service was held at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas, on June 9, 2009.
NEWTON — Lois L. Newton, 42, of Crumb Hill Road, DeRuyter, N.Y., died June 9, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 5 p.m. Saturday in New Woodstock Federated Church. Burial will be in New Woodstock Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the church.
OLANDS — Arthur W. Olands, 86, of Cortland, died June 7, 2009. There will be no services or calling hours.

BURT — Walter J. Burt Sr., 79, of Locke, N.Y., died April 18, 2009.
DOYLE — Esther B. Doyle, 93, of Latonia, Ky., died June 7, 2009, at Rosedale Manor Nursing Home in Latonia, Ky. The visitation was Tuesday at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia, Ky., from 1 p.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. A second visitation will be Saturday from 2 p.m. until the funeral service at 4 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be in Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira.
SMILEY — Ethel Smiley, 98, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died June 6, 2009, in Arizona. A graveside service will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home at a later time.
WOOD — Mrs. Virginia M. Wood, 64, of 207 Clinton Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died June 8, 2009 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Thursday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. James Tormey serving as celebrant. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday prior to Mass in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

BAILEY — a daughter, Summer JoLynn, 6 lbs. 7 oz., June 3, 2009, in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, N.Y., to Jordi Bailey, East Berkshire, N.Y.
DuVALL — a daughter, Morgan Elizabeth, 7 lbs. 7 oz., May 26, 2009, to Kevin DuVall and Jeri Ann Adams, 1293 Lower Cincinnatus Road, Willet, N.Y.
ECKER — a son, Mark Thomas, 6 lbs. 15 oz., May 28, 2009, to Mark A. and Joyel Dovi Ecker, Cortland, N.Y.

STEVENS — Arlene V. Stevens, 94, of the Elizabeth Brewster House in Homer, N.Y., and formerly of Stewart Place, died June 8, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with the Rev. Cathy Lee officiating. Interment will follow at Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday prior to the service.
WELCH — William “Bill” Welch, 57, formerly of Freeville, N.Y., died Dec. 10, 2008. A memorial service will be held at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden, at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.

AYERS — Lael Elizabeth Ayers, 49, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 5, 2009. Memorial services will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church of Freeville. Burial, in Willow Glen Cemetery, will be private. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
KELLEY — Virginia L. Wilcox Kelley, 86, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2009. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. In keeping with the wishes of the family, there will be no calling hours.
LYON — Ethel J. Lyon, 88, formerly of Mill Stream Court, Moravia, N.Y., died June 6, 2009. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Homer First United Methodist Church, Homer. Interment will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery in Moravia. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
VANETTEN — Martha VanEtten, of 3 Thresher Place, Freeville, N.Y., died June 5, 2009. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lansing. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

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