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Death and Birth Notices

ELLIS — Marjorie L. Petersen Ellis died July 18, 2008 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. As per Marge’s wishes, there will be no services. Her ashes are to be scattered off Key West.
WEST — Mary Ellen McKendrick West of Tucson, Ariz., died July 16, 2008. Services will be held in Tucson, July 21 and 22. Arrangements by Bring’s Broadway Chapel, 6910 E. Broadway, Tucson, Ariz.

CRANDALL — To Christopher Crandall and Rebecca Dougherty, Montgomery Road, Groton, N.Y., a daughter, Chloe Jane, 8 lbs. 4 oz., July 7, 2008.

DEVENDORF — Eileen E. Devendorf, 80, a longtime resident of the Cortland, N.Y., and Homer areas died July 16, 2008. The family will hold a memorial service in her name at 4 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 106 N. Main St., Cortland. In keeping with Eileen’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.
SHERMAN — Timothy H. Sherman, 52, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 16, 2008, in his home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in the Virgil Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

CARR — To Jeffery and Jaclyn Cruikshank Carr, Virgil, N.Y., a son, Joel Gregory, 8 lbs. 1 oz., July 8, 2008.
FELLERS — To Keith Michaelee Fellers and Sarah Leanne Cox, 36 Grant St., Apt. 3, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Reese Leanne, 8 lbs. 13 oz., July 4, 2008.
GERRARD — To Patrick Gerrard and Corine Beckwith, 5802 Dillon Road, East Homer, N.Y., a daughter, Payton Elizabeth, 6 lbs. 6 oz., Jan. 31, 2008.
GREEN — To Kyle and Tina Bishop Green, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., a daughter, Kaelyn Ann, 5 lbs. 13 oz., July 6, 2008, in Albuquerque, N.M. The parents are former residents of Homer.
SMALL — To Matthew and Tammy Barnes Small, 9 Nixon Ave., Homer, N.Y., triplets, a daughter, Isabelle Grace, 4 lbs. 8 1/2 oz., two sons, Aidan Christopher, 5 lbs. 10 oz., and Ian Matthew, 5 lbs. 6 oz., April 15, 2008, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
WINNIE — To Cadee Lea Burau Winnie and Stanley Alton, Inver Grove Heights, Minn., a son, Dominic Alton, 7 lbs. 2 oz., June 23, 2008, in St. Paul, Minn.

FLINT — Lucille B. Flint, 80, of Willet, N.Y., died Dec. 13, 2007. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Willet Methodist Church in Willet. All friends and family are welcome.
MOORE — Otis Moore 83, of Cortland passed away on July 12, 2008 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.  There will be no services or calling hours. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home assisted the family.
RUTAN — Bernice Rutan, 94, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 15, 2008. Services will be noon Friday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.
STRAIGHT — Thomas H. Straight, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 14, 2008. Services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Interment will follow in Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
WARREN — Mary Jane Liberto Warren, 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 15, 2008. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

FARRIS — Dan C. Farris, born Dec. 7, 1928, died July 12, 2008. A celebration of Dan’s life will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Cortland YWCA, 14 Clayton Ave., for friends, students and family to share memories and memorabilia.
FLINT — Lucille B. Flint, 80, of Willet, N.Y., died Dec. 13, 2007. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Willet Methodist Church in Willet. All friends and family are welcome.
STRAIGHT — Thomas Straight, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 14, 2008 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., Cortland.

DELIGATO — Anthony P. Deligato, 84, of 24 Isabel Drive, Cortland, N.Y,. died July 14, 2008, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 9:20 a.m. on Thursday from the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.
HUGHSTON — Blanche E. ‘Patricia’ Hughston, 85, formerly of 5 Copeland Ave., Homer, N.Y., died Feb. 2, 2008. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. on Friday at the Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.
KNAPP — Richard L. Knapp of Pitcher, N.Y., died July 13, 2008. Private graveside services will be held at the Preble Cemetery on Thursday. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
LOOMIS — Kathleen I. Loomis, 45, of Groveland, Fla., died Jan. 31, 2008. A celebration of Kathleen’s life will be at noon on Saturday at the Memorial Baptist Church, 125 Tompkins St., Cortland.

KNAPP — Richard L. Knapp, 85, of Pitcher, N.Y., died July 13, 2008, at the New York State Veteran’s Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
SOPP — Genave J. Sopp died July 11, 2008. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. At 11:30 a.m., a celebration of life service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, 13 Court St., Cortland. Following the church service, burial will take place at Cortland Rural Cemetery, 110 Tompkins St., Cortland. Following the services, please join the family for a reception at the Grace Episcopal Church hall at 2 p.m.

 

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