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Death and Birth Notices

BARNHART — John S. Barnhart, 71, of McDonugh, N.Y., died July 10, 2008 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the memorial service on Tuesday.
DOUGLAS — Mrs. Katherine Crisara Douglas, 89, died July 10, 2008 at Doctors Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary on-the-Hill Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Road, Augusta, Ga.
POZELLA — William Pozella, 81, a long-time resident of Cortland, N.Y., died May 11, 2008 in Palmyra, Va. Friends are invited to a celebration of Bill’s life from 3 to 5 p.m. July 20 at the American Legion in Homer.

BOWMAN — To Brian and Lisa Satterthwaite Bowman, 9 Parker Ave., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Sawyer Edmond, 8 lbs. 6 oz., June 20, 2008.
THALHEIMER — To Christopher Thalheimer and Brandi Hendrix, 79 Central Ave., Apt. 1, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Julyan Marcus, 7 lbs. 15 oz., July 5, 2008.
WHALEY — To Jonas Whaley and Karie Tennant, 3157 County Route 2, Cincinnatus, N.Y., a son, Alex Matthew, 7 lbs. 15 oz., June 17, 2008.
WYANT — To Andrew Wyant and Sarah Benjamin, 3483 Route 221, Marathon, N.Y., a daughter, Mya Jean, 7 lbs. 7 oz., June 15, 2008.

BAILEY — C. Leo “Red” Bailey, 77, of Ocala, Fla., died Nov. 15, 2007. A graveside committal service with military honors will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland, N.Y.
HOLLENBECK — Wesley R. Hollenbeck, 90, of Route 392, Cortland (Town of Virgil), N.Y., died July 8, 2008. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden, and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the family home on Route 392 in Virgil. Everyone is invited to join the family and share in the celebration. Burial will take place at Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa., at the convenience of the family.
HURLBURT — John L. Hurlburt Sr., 73, formerly of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died July 8, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A celebration of John’s life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial, with full military honors, will be in Riverview Cemetery, Oxford. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MAHAR — Leo P. Mahar, 74, of 82 Ocean Drive, St. Augustine, Fla., and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died July 9, 2008, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements will be held in Florida at the convenience of the family.
NEGUS— Helen L. Negus, 62, died July 5, 2008 after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. A memorial service will be at noon on Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon prior to the service at the funeral home. Following the services, Helen’s life will be celebrated throughout the day at a gathering to be held at Cort-Lanes Bowling Alley on Tompkins Street, please join us in sharing memories.
THORNTON — Carl T. Thornton, 53, of Lakeland, Fla., died July 5, 2008. A memorial service and interment at McLean Cemetery will be announced at a later date.

BROWN — To Scott E. and Ann M. Tuttle Brown, 6319 East Homer Baltimore Road, Homer, N.Y., twin daughters, Hailey Ann, 5 lbs. 10 oz., and Sophia Marie, 6 lbs. 1 oz., June 27, 2008.
DARLING — To Christopher Darling and Jessica Brown, 228 East Hill Road, Marathon, N.Y., a daughter, Faith Madelyn, 7 lbs. 9 oz., June 25, 2008.
KLINE — To Lucas and Tracy Van Donsel Kline, 11 Melvin Ave., Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Mallory Renee, 7 lbs. 8 oz., June 24, 2008.
REYNOLDS — To William R. Reynolds Jr. and Melissa S. Towers, 5223 Piety Hill Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y., a son, Draven Michael Robert, 7 lbs., June 19, 2008.
SOLIMAN — Mohamed and Karen Beacraft Soliman, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Layla, 8 lbs. 6 oz., June 23, 2008.
VAN CISE — To Jeremy and Hillary Gutchess Van Cise, 5 Forrest Ave., Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Elizabeth Rose, 8 lbs. 2 oz., June 24, 2008.
ZOGG — To Steven and Marisa Gay Zogg, 1264 State Route 392, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Barrett William, 8 lbs. 10 oz., June 16, 2008, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.

CALHOUN — Joseph Alvie Calhoun, 67, died July 4, 2008. Memorial services will be conducted from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home in Zephyrhills, Fla. There will be additional services also conducted at Reed’s Funeral Home in Canton, Ohio, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Following the services at Reed’s Funeral Home there will be a short burial service at Warstler Cemetery in North Canton, Ohio, for anyone who would like to join the family.
CLARK— George B. Clark, 79, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2008. Services will be at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter.
DROPP — Karen S. Dropp, 65, a longtime resident of Truxton, N.Y., died July 5, 2008. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the fam­ily. In keeping with Karen’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.
METCALF — Carol Jean Metcalf, 73, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Dec. 11, 2007, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. July 25 at Cortland Rural Cemetery for both Carol and Herbert.
STEVENS — Carmen Stevens, 90, of Madison Street, Cortland, N.Y., died July 7, 2008, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

BROWN — Bessie G. Brown, 78, died July 6, 2008, at Chenango Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Lower Cincinnatus Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
CUMMINGS — Alice B. Cummings, 86, of Manlius, N.Y., and formerly of Sanibel Island, Fla., died July 5, 2008, after a short illness. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fairchild & MeechDeWitt Chapel, 3690 Erie Blvd. East, DeWitt. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at DeWitt Community Church, 3600 Erie Blvd. East, DeWitt. Burial will be in the Fayetteville Cemetery.
NEGUS — Helen L. Negus, 62, died July 5, 2008, at her daughter’s home in Cortland. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
OUIMETTE — Richard J. “Dick” Ouimette, 63, of North Syracuse, N.Y., died July 1, 2008. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. July 20 at Pitcher Hill Community Church with family greeting friends following services. Graveside services were held in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.
PADBURY — Veva M. Padbury, 87, of Marathon, N.Y., died July 6, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday from A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 26 E. Main St., Marathon. Burial will be held in Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until service time at 1 p.m. on Thursday.

BROWN — Bessie Brown, 78, of Norwich, N.Y., died July 6, 2008, at the Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
DeCARR — Rose DeCarr, 59, of Syracuse, N.Y., died July 2, 2008, at James Square after a long illness. Friends called from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday with a funeral service following at 4 p.m. at the Dewitt Memorial Funeral Home, 4901 Jamesville Road, Dewitt.
HOLLENBECK — Ronald H. Hollenbeck died July 5, 2008, surrounded by his family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Living Word Free Methodist church. Interment will follow in Coldbrook Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-3 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
LODGE — Marian E. (Potter) Lodge, 92, of Marathon, N.Y. died July 4, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday from the A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 26 Main Street Marathon. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until service time at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
MERCED-PEREZ — Evelyn Merced-Perez, 39, of Cortland, N.Y., died June 29, 2008, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no calling hours. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., assisted the family.
SMITH — Winonah W. “Nonie” Smith, 84, of Fairhaven Road, Homer, N.Y., died July 4, 2008 at Northwoods Care Facility in Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment with military honors will follow in the Scott Union Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral on Wednesday.

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