Death and Birth Notices

ALDRICH — a daughter, Madeline Jean, 9 lbs. 11 oz., July 20, 2009, in Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich, N.Y., to Bill Jr. and Shiloh McNally Aldrich, Lower Cincinnatus Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
ARCE — a daughter, Maria Isabella, 9 lbs. 8 oz., July 21, 2009, to Jose and Elizabeth Snyder Arce, 2859 E. Freetown Texas Valley Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
JOHNSON — a son, Cody James, 9 lbs. 5 oz., July 27, 2009, to Christopher and Jennifer Sessler Johnson, Searls Road, Cortland, N.Y.
PARKS — a daughter, Miley Ashlyn, 7 lbs. 7 oz., July 31, 2009, to Andrew and Judy Alberts Parks, 1301 State Route 41, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
WHIBLE — a son, Bradyn Michael, 8 lbs. 5 oz., July 30, 2009, to Chad Whible and Brittany Mattoon, 4477 Route 41, McGraw, N.Y.

FEETER — Catherine B. Feeter, 91, a former Cortland, N.Y., resident, died Aug. 5, 2009, at the Riverview Manor Health Care Center. Burial will be in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

BASSO — Albert J. Basso III, 60, of Dryden, N.Y., died in Freeville on Aug. 2, 2009. There are no calling hours or services.
DANEGA — Seth Alexander Danega, infant, died July 31, 2009. There will be no services.
FINN — R. Hugh Finn, 88, of Madison St., Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 4, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at the Homer Congregational Church, Homer.

CROMP — William H. Cromp, 67, of 174 Penguin Drive, Cortland, died Aug. 4, 2009. There are no services or calling hours. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
NARSASIAN — John L. Narsasian, of Manlius, N.Y., died Aug. 3, 2009. Services will be 1 pm. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
ZION — Esther M. Zion, 104, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 30, 2009. Graveside service and burial will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Cortland Rural Cemetery, in Cortland. Friends may call at the home of Doralee Louis on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.

FOREHAND — a daughter, Addelyne Ruth, 8 lbs. 2 oz., July 20, 2009, to David and Angela Shutts Forehand, 802 Route 13, Cortland, N.Y.
SCHMIDT — a daughter, Kera Renee, 7 lbs. 1 oz., July 6, 2009, to Kevin and Naomi Welton Schmidt, 4338 Hicks Hill Road, McGraw, N.Y.
SPROUSE — a son, Benjamin Thomas, 7 lbs. 3 oz., July 14, 2009, in Annapolis, Md., to Aaron and Rebecca Wilkins Sprouse, 280 Woodoak Court, Glen Burnie, Md. The mother is a former Cortland resident.
VAN DEE — a son, Caleb Nicholas, 9 lbs. 7 oz., July 19, 2009, to Tad and Jessica Van Dee, PO Box 532, Marathon, N.Y.

BASSO — Albert J. Basso III, 59, of Dryden, N.Y., died Aug. 2, 2009. There will be no calling hours or funeral services.
DenDANTO — Margaret Lou DenDanto, originally of Marathon, N.Y., and a longtime resident of Middletown, died July 7, 2009. Margaret’s wishes were that no service or calling be held.
RUTAN — Douglas J. Rutan, 52, of Marathon, N.Y., died Aug. 3, 2009, surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday in the Marathon Baptist Church with Tom Boice officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the church.


COZORT — Christopher “Chris” G. Cozort, 52, of 7 Parker Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died July 31, 2009, at Community General Hospital in Syracuse. A memorial service for family and friends will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., in Cortland. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. prior to the service on Wednesday.
PARTIS — David A. Partis, 69, of Cortland, N.Y., died July 31, 2009, in Oneida. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Grace Episcopal Church, 13 Court St. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. 


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