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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

COLLARD — Seward E. Collard, 66, of Rockefeller Road, Auburn, N.Y., died July 27, 2006. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Owasco Reformed Church. Interment will be in Owasco Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, 49 Jordan St., Skaneateles.
ELWOOD — Wayne C. Elwood, 86, of Taylor, N.Y., died July 27, 2006, at Northwoods at Cortland. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Interment will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
HUGHES — Elizabeth Hughes, 83, formerly of Village Terrace Apts., Cortland, N.Y., died July 26, 2006, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
SHONK — Robert G. Shonk of Marathon, N.Y., died July 28, 2006 after a short illness. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, Marathon, is in charge of arrangements.
SOVOCOOL — Stuart Lee Sovocool, 48, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 24, 2006. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.
WARNER — Hunter Charles Warner, infant son of James and Tracy Warner or Cuyler, died July 27, 2006, at Cortland Regional Medical Center where he was born. Private graveside services will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. There are no calling hours.

 

 

 

Friday, July 28th, 2006

FRITTS — Robert Steve Fritts, 56, of 245 Cook Hill Rd., Marathon, N.Y., died July 19, 2006 at his home. No services will be held. Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden, is in charge of arrangements.
ROSE — Blake “Red” S. Rose, 42, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died July 26, 2006. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Ridge Road, Polkville. Friends may call at the church from 2 p.m. until the start of the service. The K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, is in charge of arrangements.
OWENS — R. Ruth Owens, 80, of Lamont Circle, Cortland, N.Y., died July 26, 2006 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at West Hill Homer Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

 

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

CHAMBERS — To Robert Sr. and Adrienne Chambers, 61 Bell Lane, Lot 13, Freeville, N.Y., a son, Michael Edward, 8 lbs. 9 oz., July 7, 2006.
CRAIG — To Geoseph and Kristie Craig, 23 Church St., McGraw, N.Y., a son, Hunter Ryan, 8 lbs., July 17, 2006.
DeGILIO — To James DeGilio and Tabitha Sebastino, 135 Pardee Ave., Syracuse, N.Y., a daughter, Amelia Grace, 7 lbs., June 24, 2006, in Community General Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
DOTY — To Benjamin Raymond Frank and Holly Beth Ganio Doty, 22 East Ave., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Kyle Raymond, 6 lbs. 10 oz., July 11, 2006.
HUDSON — To Bill and Melissa Smith Hudson, Coconut Creek, Fla., a son, Jack Edward, 7 lbs. 1 oz., June 27, 2006, in Coconut Creek. The mother is a former Groton resident.

 

HOCK — Marjorie Nichols Hock, 85, of Homer, N.Y., died July 25, 2006, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.
OWENS — Ruth Owens, 80, of N. Lamont Circle, Cortlandville, N.Y., died July 26, 2006, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
ROSE — Blake S. Rose, 42, died July 26, 2006. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
WOODS — James J. Woods, 74, of 13 Evergreen St., Cortland, N.Y., died July 26, 2006, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

 

 

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

KRAGER — Barbara J. Fisher Krager, 51, of Devlen Road, Groton, N.Y., died July 24, 2006, at University Hospital in Syracuse after a short illness. Services will be held at noon Thursday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will take place at 9:30 a.m. Friday at East Lawn Cemetery, Ithaca. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday prior to the service.
LEWIS — William J. Lewis Jr., 60, of Cortland, N.Y., passed away July 24, 2006, in Syracuse. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
LUDWIG — Beverly J. Dixon Ludwig, 78, of 7954 County Road 153, Interlaken, N.Y., and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died at her home July 25, 2006. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Covert Funeral Home, 7199 S. Main St., Ovid. A celebration of her life will be at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Saturday.
SHIELDS — Ruth J. Shields, 74, of 88 W. Groton Road, Locke, N.Y., died July 24, 2006, at her home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 Route 90, Genoa. Interment will be in Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery, King Ferry. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
STEGER — Helen M. Steger, 73, of Cloverleaf Road, Locke, N.Y., died July 25, 2006, at her home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Patrick’s Church, Moravia, Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Moravia. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
THOMPSON — Alice M. Thompson, 88, died July 25, 2006, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

 

 

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

CUSTER — Robert Custer, 75, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died July 24, 2006, at Community General Hospital in Syracuse. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
KRAGER — Barbara J. Fisher Krager, 51, of Devlen Road, Groton, N.Y., died July 24, 2006, at University Hospital in Syracuse after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
MARSICOVETERE — Mary Marsicovetere, 100, of Phelps Road, McGraw, N.Y., died July 18, 2006, after a short illness. A celebration of her life will be held at noon Saturday at the Groton Assembly of God. Interment will be at Luzerne Cemetery, Lake Luzerne, on Sunday. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 William St., Groton, is in charge of arrangements.
RELLI — Katherine Loparco Relli of Kenwick Drive, Syracuse, N.Y., died July 19, 2006. The Farone & Son Funeral Home in Syracuse was in charge of services and burial arrangements. A Christian Mass was held at St. Daniel’s Church in Syracuse. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

 

 

Monday, July 24th, 2006

HLEBOSKI — Margaret E. Hleboski, 72, of Old Peruville Road, Groton, N.Y., died July 20, 2006. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
JASPER — Andrew and Rachael Jasper, infant twins, died July 20, 2006, in Syracuse, N.Y. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
MARSICOVETERE — Mary Marsicovetere, 100, of Phelps Road, McGraw, N.Y., died July 8, 2006, after a short illness. A celebration of her life will be held at noon Saturday at the Groton Assembly of God. Interment will be at Luzerne Cemetery, Lake Luzerne, on Sunday. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 William St., Groton, is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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