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Death and Birth Notices

BERRY — a son, Justin William, 8 lbs. 5 oz. July 12, 2011, at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, N.Y., to James and Krista McCracken Berry, 422 Locke Road, Groton, N.Y.
McCONNELL — a daughter, Jenna Kathleen, 7 lbs. 14 oz., Aug. 6, 2011, to Kenneth and Kellie Chase McConnell, 18A Warren St., Homer, N.Y.
McDERMOTT — a son, Caolan John, 8 lbs. 14 oz., July 20, 2011, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to John and Molly McCall McDermott, 3703 Route 13, Truxton, N.Y.

BONHAM — Belle Bonham, 82, of Pitcher, N.Y., died Aug. 10, 2011, at the Chenango Memorial Nursing Facility, Norwich. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Lower Cincinnatus Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday prior to the service.
DONNELLY — Margaret (Moreland) Donnelly, 82, of Tully, N.Y., died Aug. 10, 2011, at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Elmwood Cemetery, Route 281, Preble.
ELSTON — Fred A. Elston, 85, of Marathon, N.Y., died Aug. 11, 2011. The family will receive friends at the Marathon American Legion at 2 p.m. Sunday. A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the legion. Burial will be in Center Lisle Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
GARDNER — Donald L. Gardner, 57, of Cortlandville, N.Y., died Aug. 11, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends are invited to call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.
HARVEY — There will be an informal memorial gathering for Jodi Burch Harvey, who died Feb. 10, 2011, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Marathon American Legion on Route 11 in Marathon, N.Y.
LONG -— Doris Long, 83, died Aug. 8, 2011. At the request of Mrs. Long, there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Arrangements were made by Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
SCHNEIDER — Bette A. Schneider, 56, died Aug. 11, 2011. There will be a celebration of life at 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

ANGELL — Barbara L. Angell, 79, of Blodgett Mills, N.Y., died Aug. 10, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will take place in Taylor Cemetery. Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. An Eastern Star/Amaranth service will be held 6:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
COBB — James F. Cobb, 56, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 7, 2011, at the VA hospital in Syracuse. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Cortland. A calling hour will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

FELLOWS — Vivian M. Fellows, 77, of Homer, N.Y., died Aug. 7, 2011. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church of Homer. Calling hours will be noon to 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Cemetery. Homer.
FITZGERALD — Patrick J. Fitzgerald, 56, of Binghamton and Cortland, N.Y., died at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Burial will be determined at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.
KELSEN — Faye E. Kelsen, 87, died Aug. 8, 2011, at her home on Spring Street, McGraw. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

TARBELL — Marjorie Fish Tarbell, 80, died Aug. 7, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A calling hour will be 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday prior to the funeral. Burial will follow at the McGraw Cemetery.

DRAKE — Wayne D. Drake Sr., 78, of McGraw, N.Y., died Aug. 6, 2011, at the Cortland Care Center, Cortland. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lower Cincinnatus Cemetery. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m Tuesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
GEBHARDT — Frances S. Gebhardt died Aug. 4, 2011. Calling hours will be from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A celebration of Fran’s life will follow at 6:30 p.m.

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