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Death and Birth Notices

BELL — Norman A. Bell, 85, of Groton, died Aug. 15, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton. Interment will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. or on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services.
HUGGINS — Thomas Huggings, 52, of Freeville, N.Y., died Aug. 15, 2008. Funeral services will be held 6:00 pm Tuesday at Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden. Friends and family may call from 4-6 p.m. prior to the service. Private interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery.

BELL— Norman A. Bell, 85, of 124 Clark St., Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 15, 2008. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Shurtleff FuneralHome of Groton.
KERR — Hazel Vosburgh Kerr, 100, a longtime resident of Chestnut Street in Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 12, 2008, at Highland Hospital in Rochester. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service.
HAESCHE — Patricia F. Haesche, 67, of 119 Ogden Road, Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 14, 2008, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
RODEE — Claude J. Rodee, 71, of 1152 A. The Park, Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 12, 2008 at the Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, after a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday prior to the service. Private interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery at a later date.
WARD— Joyce L. Ward, 80, of Maybury Road, McGraw, N.Y., died Aug. 14, 2008, in Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, after a brief illness. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

MORAK — To Kevin J. Morak Jr. and Angela M. Moore, 30 Clinton Ave., Cortland, N.Y. a daughter, Marissa Julia, 6 lbs. 14 oz., Aug. 7, 2008.
MORSE — To Paul J. and Trude K. Norman Morse, 1 Cherry St., Homer, N.Y., a son, Malakai Johnathon, 7 lbs. 9 oz., July 20, 2008.
ROGOFF — To Peter and Carolyn Novak Rogoff, 3271 Coventry Lane, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Sean Andrew, 7 lbs 15 oz., July 30, 2008.
ROMANS — To Donald and Meredith Hurlbutt Romans, 31 Garfield St., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Dominic James, 8 lbs. 13 oz., Aug. 7, 2008.

RODEE — Claude J. Rodee,  71, of 1152 A, The Park, Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 12, 2008 at the Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, after a brief illness. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Friends may call at the funeral hom from 2 to 3 p.m. on Monday prior to the service.
SWEENEY — Mildred D. Sweeney, 84, of Laurel, Md., died Aug. 12, 2008. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday evening at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland, at the convenience of the family.
VAN ZILE— Ruby June Van Zile, 81, formerly of Route 215, Virgil, N.Y., died Aug. 13, 2008, in the Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be held at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment services in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday.

KERR — Hazel Vosburgh Kerr, a longtime resident of Chestnut Street in Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 12, 2008 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc.
MOFFETT — Eric Stephen Moffett, 40, of 250 Drake Road, Lansing, N.Y., died Aug. 11, 2008, at his home. Friends and family are invited to call from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.

EMPEROR — Lois A. Emperor, 58, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 10, 2008, at her home. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at SmithFuneral Home, Cortland Street, DeRuyter, with a graveside service to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in DeRuyter.
FANTACONE — Mrs. Rose Fantacone, 97, of 85 Greenbush St., Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 10, 2008. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church. Burial in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery will be private. There are no calling hours.
VASQUEZ — Jessica L. Vasquez, 29, of Nichols, N.Y., died Aug. 8, 2008. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Nichols Cemetery in Nichols. A memorial service will be held at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, at 3 p.m. on Aug. 30. Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, Pa., has been entrusted with the arrangements.
WALL— William “Bill” Wall, 73, of McLean Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 8, 2008, at his home surrounded by his loving family. A memorial service for family and friends will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.  Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
WILLIAMSON — Emily Elizabeth Brink Williamson, 96, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 10, 2008 at the Cortland Care Center. There will be no calling hours. A service will be held at the convenience of the family. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. assisted the family with arrangements.

FANTACONE — Mrs. Rose S. Fantacone, of Greenbush Street, Cortland, N.Y, pass­ed away at home on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008.
Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home when complete.

 

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