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Death and Birth Notices

BURNETT —Julia E. Burnett, 90, of 105 Homer Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died July 16, 2009. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in the Scott Union Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
MARSH — Doris J. Marsh ,of NYS Rt. 221, Marathon, N.Y., died Wednesday, July 15, 2009 . Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Center Lisle Cemetery.
McCORD — David Michael McCord, 59, died July 15, 2009 in Eden, NC. There will be no services.

CLOUGH — Stephen K. Clough, 72, of East Freetown, N.Y., died April 20, 2009, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday at the Valley View Cemetery, South Otselic. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
GALAKSA — Barbara Jores Galaska, 85, of Ithaca, N.Y., died July 10, 2009, at Cayuga Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. July 25, 2009 at the First Baptist Church, DeWitt Park, Ithaca. Private burial will be at Frear Memorial Park, Ithaca.
PIERCE — Marian E. Pierce, 94, died July 16, 2009, at Cortland Care Center. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2009, at Cortland Rural Cemetery. Keeping with her wishes there are no calling hours.
PRICE — John A. Price, 69, of Virgil, N.Y., died July 15, 2009, at home. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday prior to the service.
SHATTUCK — Jean V. Shattuck, 81, of Auburn, N.Y., and a former resident of Moravia and Locke, died July 16, 2009, in Auburn Memorial Hospital following a short illness. There are no services scheduled at this time. Interment will be in Bird Cemetery, Locke, at a later date.

HOMER — Helena M. Homer, 84, of 45 Cortland St., Homer, N.Y., died July 15, 2009, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer, with Mrs. Bonnie Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Atwater Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral Saturday.
PARTIGIANONI — John Partigianoni (Sr.), 81, of 33 Morningside Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died July 14, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church in Cortland. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Church.

HARRIS — Wendell “Bob” Harris, 50, of 51 Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., died July 14, 2009, at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at Glenwood. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday prior to the service.
KNISE — Lulu B. Knise, 78, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Feb 23, 2009. A graveside memorial service and burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Crooks Falls Cemetery, Crooks Falls, N.Y. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Avenue, Roscoe.
McGRATH — Rose M. McGrath, 40, of 71 Penguin Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died July 11, 2009, in Niagara Falls. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
PARTIGIANONI — John Partigianoni, 81, of 33 Morningside Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died July 14, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc.
WILLIAMS — Luther E. Williams, 79, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 14, 2009. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., is assisting the family.

ALEBA — a daughter, Emma Paige, 7 lbs. 9 oz., June 19, 2009, to Dennis Aleba and Katrina Cranston, Route 13, Truxton, N.Y.
KING — a son, Conner Michael, 7 lbs. 8 oz., June 24, 2009, to Timothee King and Heather DeRock, 751 Strong Road, Tully, N.Y.
PECK — a daughter, Darah Lilly, 6 lbs. 10 oz., July 1, 2009, to Eric and Amanda Davis Peck, 1312 Van Donsel Road, Cortland, N.Y.
STAFFORD — a daughter, Jelsie Ann, 6 lbs. 12 oz., June 23, 2009, to Alex and Desi Brown Stafford, 905 Landers Corners Road, Cortland, N.Y.

DIEDRICKSON — Roy A. (Skip) Diedrickson, 68, of Nashville, Tenn., died July 5, 2009, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. His family and friends are invited to celebrate memories of his life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the Freeville United Methodist Church, 37 Main St., Freeville. 
HILL — Mable Hill, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 11, 2009, at University Hospital in Syracuse. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Riverside Cemetery, Whitney Point.
RITTER — Eleanor M. Ritter, 78, of Conrad Road, Willet, N.Y., died July 13, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

BISHOP — Theresa A. Bishop, 78, of Bell Lane, McLean, N.Y., died July 10, 2009, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at McLean Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
O’BRIEN — Sherry H. O’Brien, 62, of Groton, N.Y., died July 10, 2009. A private family gathering is planned for a later date.
STRYKER — Lance Taft Stryker, 59, of Newfield, N.Y., died June 30, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Tyrone United Methodist Church.
TEETER — James L. Teeter, 70, of Buddy Drive, Moravia, N.Y., died July 10, 2009. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Burial will be in Bird Cemetery, Locke. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday preceding the funeral service.

 

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