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Death and Birth Notices

 

DELLOW — a daughter, Farrah Branagan, 6 lbs. 4 oz., june 21, 2010, to Douglas Dellow and Heidi Wheeler, 143 Madison St., Apt. 2, Cortland, New York.
NGUYEN — a son, Simon Christopher, 7lbs. 9oz., June14, 2010, to Michael and Theresa Spaulding Nguyen, 9906 Belhaven Road, Bethesda, Maryland. The mother is a former Cortland resident.
RUTHIG — a daughter, Anne Lucille, 8 lbs., June 25, 2010, to Gergory and Marion Bond Ruthig, 25 Manor Drive, Grinnell, Iowa.
WURST — a son, Gabriel Thomas, 8 lbs. 6 oz,, June 15, 2010, to Jeffrey Wurst and Deanna Morey-Wurst, 802 Pheasant Run, Cortland, New York.

TOOMEY — Thomas F. Toomey died June 19, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.He will be buried in a private ceremony in Fort Logan National Cemetery next to his wife, Carolyn.
WILCOX — Barbara E. Wilcox, 61, of Ithaca, New York, died June 22, 2010. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Herson Funeral Home, 110 S. Geneva St., Ithaca. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of visitation at the Immaculate Conception Church.

DeSANTA — Valentine J. DeSanta Jr. died June 17, 2010. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Convenant of Grace, 906 W. Peoria, Phoenix, Arizona.
HARRIS — Florence (Sally) Harris, 89, of McGraw, New York, died June 23, 2010. Funeral service will be at noon Friday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Mount Upton, New York. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.
SEBASTINO — John R. Sebastino Jr., 55, of Cortland, New York, died June 22, 2010. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday with a time of sharing to begin 1 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
TOOMEY — Thomas F Toomey, formerly of Cortland, New York, died June 19, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.
WANSER — Warren A. Wanser, 87, died on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at his home in South Sandy Pond. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home with burial to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 3111 James St., Syracuse.

GROSSI — a son, Brett Christopher, 8 lbs. 12 oz., May 29, 2010, to James Grossi and Jodie Ford, Dryden, New York.

IRVING — Francis G. Irving, 85, of Cortland, New York, died June 18, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday with a prayer service to begin 10:30 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church.
POMMIER — Anne Marie Pommier, 93, of Cortland, New York, died June 19, 2010, at the Cortland Care Center. Services will be private. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.
ROGERS — Barbara Brewer Rogers, 96, died June 21, 2010, at the Briarwood Retirement Community in Worcester, Massachusetts. Friends may call from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Cortland Rural Cemetery Chapel, 110 Tompkins St., Cortland.

CRAFT — Hugh J. Craft, 88, of 14 Center St., Homer, New York, died June 18, 2010, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St. Homer. Hugh will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer immediately following. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Thursday.
ERICKSON — Mary A. Erickson, 97, formerly of 51 Port Watson St., Cortland, New York, died June 19, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Honoring Mrs. Erickson’s wishes, services will be private.
HOLCOMB — Howard B. Holcomb, 79, of Cortland, New York, died June 20, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
HURCHLA — Jennifer Lyn Hurchla, 40, of Devlen Road, Groton, New York, died June 18, 2010, at Strong Memorial Hospital In Rochester. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Cortland Christian Assembly of God. Friends may call from 5 to 6 p.m. prior to the services at the church. In honor of Jenny, the family has suggested that one might wear pink to the services.
McCONNELL — Josephine “Jo” McConnell, formerly of Cortland, New York, died June 16, 2010, in California. A memorial service will be held at noon Wednesday at Divine Savior Catholic Church in Orangevale, California. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Church in Cortland in the near future and will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when arrangements are complete.
RICHARDSON — Gordon Bryan Richardson, 79, of Virgil, New York, died June 14, 2010. A celebration of Gordon’s life will be held at Hope Lake Lodge at Greek Peak Ski Resort in Virgil at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
SCHMIDT — Frederick A. Schmidt Sr., 93, of 5 Pearne Ave., Cortland, New York, died June 18, 2010. A funeral service will be held noon Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday prior to the service.
SPROUSE — Robert “Al” Sprouse, 81, of Moore Road, East Homer, New York, died June 19, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the East Homer Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the East Homer Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

 

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