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Death and Birth Notices

HILL — To Hansford Kevin and Karen Marie Burda Hill, 546 Havenbrook Way, Concord, N.C., a son, Mason Lee, 7 lbs. 9 oz., Aug. 12, 2008. The mother is a former Dryden and Cortland resident.

SELTZER — Wayne A. Seltzer, 77, of State Route 38, Newark Valley, N.Y., formerly of Groton, died Aug. 22, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse after a short illness. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Groton Assembly of God Church. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

HAMMOND— Kaitlain Ann Hammond, infant child, died Aug. 17, 2008. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon on Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, followed by a service at noon.
SIMONS — Ronald L. Simons, 74, of Tacoma, Wash., and formerly of Ithaca, N.Y., and Groton died Aug. 12, 2008, in Tacoma. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

MARSHALL — Randy R. Marshall, 41, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 19, 2008, at University Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief and cour­ageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Grace Episcopal Church, Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
MENGEL — Gordon H. Mengel, 84, died Aug. 19, 2008, at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington, La. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Groton, at 10 a.m. Saturday. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams Street, Groton.
PUMP — William Martin Pump, 100, of Traverse City, Mich., and formerly of East Lansing died Aug. 17, 2008 at Bortz Healthcare with his family by his side. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at River Terrace Church in East Lansing. Burial and committal services will take place at 11 a.m. Monday in Atwater Cemetery in Homer, N.Y.

CASE — Cuylie Elaine Case, 9, died Aug. 18, 2008. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. She will be laid to rest in Willet Cemetery.
EMERSON — Mildred M. Oliver Emerson, 76, formerly of Richford, N.Y., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the Cortland Care Center. Those wishing to remember Mildred are asked to consider a memorial to the Richford Congregational Church, Route 38, Richford, NY 13835.
HAESCHE — Patricia F. Haesche, 67, of 119 Ogden Road,Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 14, 2008, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday in the Cortland Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 106 N. Main St., Cortland. Mrs. Haesche will be laid to rest in McLean Cemetery, immediately following the funeral.
MARSHALL — Randy Marshall, 41, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 19, 2008 in Syracuse. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday evening at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
MENGEL — Gordon H. Mengel, 84, of Louisiana, formerly of Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 19, 2008. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Groton. Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Groton with full military honors. Friends may call on 6 to 8 p.m. at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
SIMONS — Ronald L. Simons, 74, of Tacoma, Wash., and formerly of Ithaca, N.Y., and Groton died Aug. 12, 2008, in Tacoma. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

BENJAMIN — To Gary Benjamin and Kimberly Wheeler, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Bryson Grant, 8 lbs. 4 oz., Aug. 9, 2008.
BROWNGARDT — To Michael and Michelle Terwilliger Browngardt, 18 Scammell St., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Connor Michael, 6 lbs. 3 oz., Aug. 6, 2008.
COTTON — To Darren Cotton and Jessa Bell, 5688 Telephone Road Extension, Cincinnatus, N.Y., a son, Nathan Michael, 7 lbs. 11 oz., July 25, 2008.
FRITTS — To Vernon and Nicole Hulslander Fritts, 4445 Williwanna Ave., East Freetown, N.Y., a daughter, Natalie Marie, 9 lbs. 2 oz., Aug. 9, 2008.
HARRINGTON — To Dustin and Stacey Loomis Harrington, 4 Homestead Drive, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Nathan Edward, 7 lbs. 8 oz., July 31, 2008.
GENSON — To Julie Genson, 2166 Blodgett Mills Road, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Cameron Michael, 7 lbs., July 19, 2008.
LAWRENCE — To Dewey and Tiffany Folmer Lawrence, 123 Feasel Drive, Henrietta, N.Y., a daughter, Carolyn Elise, 8 lbs. 10 oz., Aug. 13, 2008, in Rochester, N.Y.
MATIJAS — To Robert and Julie Wyatt Matijas, 312 Grinnell Road, Scott, N.Y., a daughter, Addison Marie, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Aug. 7, 2008.
MOSS — To Shawn Moss and Whitney Turshman, 2596 Lower Cincinnatus Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y., a son, Maddox Shawn Patrick, 7 lbs. 9 oz, Aug. 2, 2008.
QUAIL — To Sean and Lori Cornish Quail, 117 Divers Crossing Road, Marathon, N.Y., a son, Sean Michael, 8 lbs. 2 oz., July 6, 2008.

EMERSON — Mildred M. Oliver Emerson, 76, formerly of Richford, N.Y., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Richford. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.

BLUNDEN — Millicent O. “Billie” Blunden, 91, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Aug. 14, 2008, at the Groton Health Care Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
DUNN — Daisy A. Dunn, 90, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 16, 2008, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will at noon on Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Parker St. Cemetery, Lapeer. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
GALPIN — Lora A. Galpin, 85, died Aug. 15, 2008, surrounded by family and care givers at Our Lady of Hope in Richmond, Va. Funeral services will at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Interment will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.
McJUNKIN — Reed L. McJunkin, 99, of Vero Beach, Fla., died Aug. 10, 2008. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 25 in the Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland.
NORMAN — George M. Norman Jr., 72, of Devlen Road, Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 17, 2008, at his home. Services will be at noon on Wednesday at the Assembly of God in Groton. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon prior to the service. Interment will be in the West Groton Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
SWEET — Dawn Minckler Sweet, 89, of West Monroe, N.Y., died at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Family graveside services were held Aug. 13, 2008, in Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish.

 

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