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Death and Birth Notices

HOWELL — George T. Howell, 89, a long-term Tully, N.Y., resident died Aug. 16, 2009, after a long illness. Mr. Howell was interred at Tully Cemetery on Aug. 19, 2009.

BERTINI — Dolores Bertini, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 2, 2009, at the home of her niece, Violet Herrmann, in White Plains, after a brief illness. A burial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel at St. Mary’s Cemetery. A memorial Mass will be celebrated in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 26.
FLINT — Jack S. Flint, 54, of Willet, N.Y., died Aug. 18, 2009, as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Willet United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Willet Cemetery. Friends may call at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

FLINT — Jack Flint, 54, of Willet, N.Y., died Aug. 18, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

BATES — Robert “Bob” Bates, 67, of Gee Hill Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Aug. 17, 2009, at the Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial, with military honors by members of the Dryden Veterans Memorial Home Ritual Team, will be private in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
CROOP — Liz Croop, 70, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 17, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Presbyterian Church on Tompkins St., Cortland. Burial will be at the Cortland Rural Cemetery. A dish-to-pass luncheon will be held at Liz’s house, 212 Groton Ave., Cortland, following the funeral services on Saturday with a memorial service following at 3 p.m. in the back yard.
SCRANTON — Edgar John Scranton, 51, of Baldwinsville, N.Y., died Aug. 16, 2009, at Community General Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Palmer Neumeister officiating. Burial will be in Wayside Rest Cemetery, Pharsalia. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from noon until the start of the service.
VAN PATTEN — Constance A. “Connie” Van Patten, 51, of Preble, N.Y., died Aug. 18, 2009, in Syracuse. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

CROOP — Liz Croop, 70, of Cortland, N.Y. died Aug. 17, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Presbyterian Church on Tompkins St. Cortland. Burial will be at the Cortland Rural Cemetery. A dish-to-pass luncheon will be held at Liz’s house, 212 Groton Ave., Cortland following the funeral services on Saturday with a memorial service following at 3 p.m. in the back yard.
KLEIN — Ian D. Klein died Aug. 16, 2009, at home following extensive health problems. There will be no services.
STAFFORD — James Ralph Stafford, 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 12, 2009, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at noon Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 to 11:45 a.m. prior to the service.

EATON — Willard “Steve” A. Eaton, 85, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Aug. 15, 2009, at his home. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Union Valley Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
FEETER — Catherine B. Feeter, 91, former Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 5, 2009. A graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland, is assisting the family.
PECK — Jerri Ann Peck, 80, of Skaneateles, N.Y., died Aug. 13, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

 

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