Death and Birth Notices

BASSETT — a daughter,Teagin Michele, 9 lbs., July 21, 2013, to Jason and Erin McAdam Bassett, Harris Road, Cincinnatus.
BROWN — a daughter, Daynee Marie, 8 lbs. 6 oz., July 18, 2013, to Lloyd and Darlene Bakker Brown, P.O. Box 187, Homer, N.Y.
CARR — a daughter, Alexa Marie, 6 lbs. 13 oz., July 13, 2013, to Ken Carr and Jessica Ferris, 6067 U.S. Route 11, Homer, N.Y.
HOPKINS — a daughter, Lucy Sue, 7 lbs. 12 oz., July 8, 2013, to Luke and Julie Morgan Hopkins, 1266 Poverty Lane, Cortland, N.Y.
QUINLAN — a son, Patrick Thomas, 7 lbs. 10 oz., July 26, 2013, to Paul Jr., and Melissa Erxleben Quinlan, 13 Floral Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
WILLIAMS — a daughter, Maddison Dawn-Marie, 7 lbs. 6 oz., July 25, 2013, to Holly Williams and Drew VanGorder, 144 Clinton Ave., Apt. 1, Cortland, N.Y.

MARTIN — Marlea “M&M” “Spitfire” Martin, 68, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 31, 2013, at University Hospital. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
OLSEN — Donald E. Olsen, 86, of 5 Pleasant View Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 1, 2013, at home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Virgil Rural Cemetery. There will be no calling hours

GAZZARA — S. Louise (nee Wright) Gazzara died July 31, 2013, at Parmenter Hospice in Wayland, Mass. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, Mass.
YOUNG — Margaret P. Young, 95, of Englewood, Fla., and formerly of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Aug. 1, 2013, in Florida. A graveside service will take place in the summer of 2014.


LAWRENCE — Joan Marie Lawrence, 61, of Horseheads, N.Y., formerly of Cortland, died July 29, 2013. Friends may call at the Lynch Funeral Home, 318 W. Broad St., Horseheads, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland at the convenience of the family.
McCALL — Gerald E. McCall, 87, of Edgewater, Fla., formerly of Cortland, N.Y. died July 2, 2013, at home.


None to report.


CAUFIELD — Patricia S. Caufield, 71, of McGraw, N.Y.,died July 28, 2013, at home. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the McGraw United Methodist Church. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Interment will follow in McGrawville Cemetery.
HAFNER — Virginia Irene Veronica Schultz Hafner died July 28, 2013. A Mass of Resurrection at Church of St. Peter in Monticello will be celebrated 3 p.m. today. Graveside services will take place at noon Wednesday at McGrawville Rural Cemetery in McGraw.
HALL — Charlotte K. Hall, 89, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 28, 2013, in Cortland. Funeral services will be held in Tamaqua, Pa., at the convenience of the family.
SCOTT — William J. Scott, 80, of Freeville, N.Y., died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Cayuga Medical Center. There will be an informal gathering for family and friends 3 p.m. Saturday at the home of Michael and Amy Scott, 322 Lower Creek Road, Ithaca.
WHEELER — William H. Wheeler Jr., 52, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 27, 2013. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Taylor Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.


BALDASSARRE — Thomas L. Baldassarre, 71, formerly of Nashville, Tenn., died July 26, 2013, at Fellowship Health and Rehab, Anderson. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mount Juliet Church of God, Tenn.
BONARTI — Anthony Michael Bonarti, 68, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 28, 2013. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Margaret’s Church of Homer. The Rite of Committal and Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wright Beard Funeral Home.
VanDENBURG — Edith P. VanDenburg, 90, formerly of Homer, N.Y., died July 26, 2013, in Auburn. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call at noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

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