BROWN — a son, Donavin Mitchell, 6 lbs. 11 oz., Aug. 17, 2009, to Donald Brown and Joy Treacy, 18 1/2 N. Fulton St., Apt. 4, Homer, N.Y.
BROWN — a son, Jaxson Howard, 7 lbs. 15 oz., Aug. 3, 2009, to Christopher Brown and June Ward, 34 Penguin Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
BURDICK — a daughter, Anissa Marie, 6 lbs. 8 oz., Aug. 3, 2009, to Chester Burdick and Misty Cook, 1 1/2 W. Main St., McGraw, N.Y.
ELSTER — a daughter, Alysse Cuylie, 8 lbs. 10 oz., July 8, 2009, to Michael and Kimberly Leonard Elster, 680 Lick St., Groton, N.Y.
GILBERT — a daughter, Makenzie Jo, 6 lbs. 5 oz., July 23, 2009, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Melvin and Christine Gilbert, 2623 Route 13, East Homer, N.Y.
HOPKINS — a son, Lyle Steven, 6 lbs. 15 oz., Aug. 16, 2009, to Luke Hopkins and Julie Morgan, 2008 Route 41A, Moravia, N.Y.
IRVING — a son, Robert Norman, 6 lbs. 11 oz., Aug. 5, 2009, to Jeffrey and Julie Smith Irving, 14034 Route 90, Locke, N.Y.
KIRKEY — a daughter, Abbygael Lin, 7 lbs. 13 oz., Aug. 17, 2009, to Shane M. and Casey Beckwith Kirkey, 3 Valley View Drive, Groton, N.Y.
MARTIN — a daughter, Katelyn Ella, 6 lbs. 8 oz., Aug. 12, 2009, to Jeff Martin and Felicia Cook, Cortland, N.Y.
MORREALE - a son, Kevin Daniel, 7 lbs. 3 oz., Aug. 25, 2009, in Bridgeport, Conn., to Joseph and Betsy Howe Morreale, Fairfield, Conn. The mother is a former Virgil resident.
NORTON - a son, Caydin Alan, 8 lbs. 8 oz., Aug. 24, 2009, to Darrell and Melissa Norton, Groton, N.Y.
REENERS — a son, Colin Michael, 8 lbs. 2 oz., Aug. 10, 2009, to J. Michael and Madeleine Monastra Reeners, Cortland, N.Y.
SMITH — a daughter, Abigail Hope, 8 lbs. 3 oz., July 6, 2009, to Andy and Faith Carrie Porter Smith, 1741 State Route 13, Cortland, N.Y.
SNYDER — a son, Noble Anthony, 7 lbs., Aug. 20, 2009, in Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, N .Y., to Stephen and Shana Kleckner Snyder, 408 Main St., Groton, N.Y.
FISHER — Steven D. Fisher, 41, of East Main Street, McGraw, N.Y., died Aug. 27, 2009, at his home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery.
ANDERSEN — John J. Andersen, 58, died Aug. 21, 2009, after a long illness at Cayuga Medical Center. There are no calling hours. Services and burial will be private.
VOLBRECHT — Charles Frederick “Chuck” Volbrecht Jr., 67, of Mahaney Road N. King Ferry, N.Y., died Aug. 27, 2009, at the Matthew House in Auburn. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Groton Assembly of God church. Firends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to services. Family interment will take place in Lansingville Cemetery at a later date.
HUTCHINGS — Mr. Richard W. Hutchings, 60, of 20 Stewart Pl., Cortland died Aug. 24, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church in Homer. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The Hutchings family will be present to receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. in St. Margaret’s Church.
MUDGE — Perry James Mudge, 89, of Virgil Road, Dryden, NY, died Aug. 25, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dryden Baptist Church. There are no calling hours.
STEVENS — Robert Stevens, 78 of 12 Brown Ave, Cortland, died Aug. 26, 2009. Honoring Mr. Stevens’ request there will be no services.
SHERWOOD — James C. “Tex” Sherwood, 57, of 28 Cleveland St., Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 24, 2009, at home. A memorial service were held at 2 p.m. today at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Friends called from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
WILLIAMS — Joanne C. “Jo” Williams, 61, of 1905 Crumb Hill Road, DeRuyter, N.Y., died Aug. 25, 2009. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will take place in the East Cemetery in Manchester, Conn., on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
CAUGHEY — a son, Chace Michael, 7 lbs. 7 oz., Aug. 10, 2009, to Amber Aldrich and Tanner Caughey, 6726 Iowa Rd., Moravia, N.Y.
JOSEPH — a daughter, Terryn Royce Renee, 6 lbs. 8 oz., Aug. 17, 2009, to Caroline Howard and Tom Joseph, 27 James St., Homer, N.Y.
O’MARA — a son, Matthew Joseph, 11 lbs. 10 oz., Aug. 12, 2009, to Joseph and Rhonda Epp O’Mara, 49 East Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
QUAILE — a son, Dereck Harold-Jamison, 8 lbs. 15 oz., July 27, 2009, to Tiffany Brown and Daniel Quaile, 7465 Ripley Hill Road, Homer, N.Y.
SCHLAFER — a daughter, Haylee Marie, 7 lbs. 12 oz., Aug. 10, 2009, to Kelli Judd Morgan and Lance Schlafer, 5399 Route 13, DeRuyter, N.Y.
SMITH — a daughter, Danica Lee, 8 lbs. 2 oz., Aug. 6, 2009, to Renee Bush and Brandon Smith, 28 East Ave., McGraw, N.Y.
CASEY — Francis “Pat” Patrick Casey, Sr., died at the home he shared with his daughter and son-in-law in Baldwinsville, N.Y., on Aug. 22, 2009. Funeral arrangements will be conducted by the Wright Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial to be held at Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Main Street, Cortland, at 10 a.m. Friday. Interment will follow at Marathon Cemetery, Marathon. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
HUTCHINGS — Richard W. Hutchings, of 20 Stewart Place, Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 24, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.
MYERS — Joyce I. Myers, 68, of Killawog, N.Y., died Aug. 23, 2009. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 30 E. Main St., Marathon from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The family would like to invite all friends and relatives to the Killawog Fire Department for a time of fellowship following the calling hours at the Funeral Home.
NATOLI — Joseph E. Natoli, 79, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 24, 2009, at home surrounded by his beloved family. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
TORREY — Geneva F. Torrey, of 1952 Lower Cincinnatus Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Aug. 23, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. There are no calling hours. Services and burial will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
SHERWOOD — James C. “ Tex” Sherwood, 57, of 28 Cleveland St., Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 24, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
CINQUANTI — Lucy Mignano Cinquanti, 93, of Keystone Heights, Fla., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died following complications from a stroke Aug. 21, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday prior to the Mass at the church.
WILLWERTH — Lyn Shaub Willwerth, 76, died peacefully at his home in Virgil, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2009.