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Death and Birth Notices

FINN — Richard F. Finn, 77, of 4313 Fairground Road, Cortland, N.Y., died July 10, 2009, at University Hospital, Syracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.Friends may call prior to mass from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
FLESZAR — Eric P. Fleszar, 46, of 212 N. Townsend St., Syracuse, N.Y., died July 9, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
FORNEY — Willmore F. Forney, of Cortland-Groton Road, Groton, N.Y., died July 9, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony’s Church in Groton with full military honors to follow at the family home. Friends may call at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday.
STAGE — Aldine A. Stage, 81, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., died July 2, 2009, at Jupiter Medical Center with her family by her side. A memorial service will be held on July 18, 2009 at Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta, Fla.
TEETER — James L. Teeter, 70, of Moravia, N.Y., died July 10, 2009. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wade Funeral Home, Moravia. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

TOWERS — James “Jim” Towers, 83, longtime Owasso, Okla., resident, died July 6, 2009. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel in Owasso, Okla.

McKANE — Leland J. McKane, 73, of Locke, N.Y., died July 7, 2009, at Northwoods Care Facility in Cortland. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 Route 90, Genoa. Private interment will be in West Groton Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service.
MEDDAUGH — Louise Meddaugh, 92, died July 9, 2009. A funeral service will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be in the Preble Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

BREIDINGER — Debra Breidinger, 54, of 6263 Country Lane, Homer, N.Y., died July 6, 2009, in University Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at 5:30 p.m. on Friday at the Homer American Legion, 63 South Main St., Homer.
CAMP — Cheryl Ann Reynolds Camp, 69, of Kennett Square, Pa., died July 6, 2009, at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, Pa. Friends may call from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Her funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
WALDRON — James “Pete” Waldron, 85, of Olathe, Kans., died July 4, 2009. Part of his ashes will be sent to the East for old time’s sake, while the remaining part will be buried with full military honors at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Friday.

AIKEN — a daughter, Emma Claire, 6 lbs. 14 oz., June 4, 2009, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., to Joshua and Melissa Albro Aiken, Ardmore, Pa.
BILODEAU — a daughter, Alexis Grace, 6 lbs. 11 oz., June 5, 2009, to Troy and Katelyn Opera Bilodeau, 15 West Academy St., McGraw, N.Y.
BLANCHARD — a daughter, Darvi Marie, 6 lbs. 5 oz., June 15, 2009, to Joshua and Deanna Ostrander Blanchard, 41 1/2 E. Main St., McGraw, N.Y.
COBB — a daughter, Karmyn Nicole, 6 lbs. 2 oz., July 3, 2009, to Jessica Wendel and Kyle Cobb of 164 S. Main St., Apt. A, Cortland, N.Y.
KEEGAN — a daughter, Brionna Azlynne-Lorraine, 7 lbs. 8 oz., June 26, 2009, to Krystal M. Clink and Anthony J. Keegan of 22 Pine St., Cortland, N.Y.

BREIDINGER — Debra Breidinger, 54, of 6263 Country Lane, Homer, N.Y., died at University Hospital, Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
BROWN — Betty B. Brown, 85, of Cortland Road, Groton, N.Y., died June 30, 2009, at the Groton Nursing Facility. A celebration of her life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Groton City Church. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery.
MILLER — Helen Ross Miller died April 7, 2009, at her home in Sugarland, Texas, after a long illness. Burial services for both Helen and Irvin will take place on Friday at 11 a.m. in the Cortland Rural Cemetery followed by a gathering at the Hollywood Restaurant for family and friends.
SMILEY — Ethel A. Smiley, 98, former Cortland, N.Y., area resident died June 6, 2009, in Mesa, Ariz. Ethel will be laid to rest beside her late husband of 50 years, Paul. A graveside service will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Cortland Rural Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements.
STODDARD — Dorothy Marion “Dottie” Stoddard (nee Uschold), 88, of Newfane, N.Y., died July 5, 2009, at Eastern Niagara Hospital at Lockport. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenneth H. Sherrie Funeral Home, 6139 East Ave., Newfane. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Brendan’s on the Lake R.C. Church, Newfane Parish. Interment will be in St. Charles Borromeo R.C. Cemetery, Newfane.

HURLBERT — Joshua W. Hurlbert, 33, of DeRuyter, N.Y. died Thursday, July 2, 2009 at his home. Services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
McKANE — Lois J. McKane, 64, of North Triphammer Road, Lansing, N.Y., died July 4, 2009, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
PRESTON — Howard E. Preston, 83, of McGraw, N.Y., died July 3, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland, while surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial, with military honors, will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
WAGNER — Emmett Wagner, 85, formerly of Dryden, N.Y., died June 21, 2009, at his home in Lake Placid, Fla. Services were held at Woodlawn, Orlando, Fla., on June 26.

 

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