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BALENSKE — Chester J. Balenske, 93, formerly of Pompey, N.Y., died Sept. 2, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St. (Route 80), Tully. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church, Pompey.
BRACKETT — Edward Brackett, 77, of Lincoln Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 3, 2010, at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
HANDLEY — Gladys M. Handley, 89, died Sept. 2, 2010, in Lima, Ohio. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Westview Cemetery, German, N.Y.
SAPLIN — Alice M. Saplin, 90, of Endicott, N.Y., died Sept. 2, 2010, at Ideal Senior Living Center. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services.
WRIGHT — Elizabeth “Betty” J. Wright, 81, of McGraw, N.Y., died Sept. 2, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus at 1 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Monday.

BOGARD — Professor Morris R. Bogard, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., and Venice, Fla., died at his home in Venice, Fla., Aug. 30, 2010. A memorial service will be held this fall in Venice, Fla.
BROWN — Joyce Elinor Brown, 57 of Tully, N.Y., died Aug. 30, 2010. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at the McGrawville Baptist Church in McGraw.
SCHNETZLER — Shirley Wimer Schnetzler, 84, died Aug. 30, 2010, at home in Pittsboro, N.C., after a brief illness. A celebration of life ceremony will be held in Berkley Springs, W.Va., at a later date.

BROWN — Joyce Elinor Brown, 57, of Tully, N.Y., died Aug. 30, 2010. A memorial service is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday at the McGrawville Baptist Church in McGraw.
MONROE — Warren T. Monroe, 72, of Creal Road, Homer, N.Y., died Aug. 31, 2010. Friends and family may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St, Homer. A graveside service will be held at the South Otselic Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday.
PARKER — Bonnie L. (Ensign) Parker, 65, of Marathon, N.Y., died Sept. 1, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Marathon United Methodist Church. Friends may call at A. C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Marathon, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
UPLINGER — Delbert “Ed” Uplinger Sr., 83, fomerly of Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 1, 2010. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland with the funeral service to be held at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

ADAMS — Robert F. Adams, 84, of Elm St., Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 30, 2010, at his home after an extended illness. Private interment will be in the St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Groton.
OLSON — Timothy D. Olson, 18, died Aug. 27, 2010, from injuries suffered after being struck by a motor vehicle while skateboarding. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St, Homer with the Rev. James Ziobro officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until the time of the service Friday.
QUAILE — Levi Samuel Quaile, 96, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 31, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland with a funeral to begin 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the McGraw Cemetery.
WOOD — Gene A. Wood, 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 28, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland with a funeral to begin 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.

ANDERSON — a daughter, Briella Paige, 6 lbs. 7 oz., Aug. 3, 2010, to Jeffrey and Gretchen Rine Anderson, 21 Arthur Ave., Apt. 1, Cortland, N.Y.
BRAME — a son, John Mervin, 8 lbs. 8 oz., Aug. 23, 2010, to Pete and Danielle Brame, 3645 Deneve Road, Marathon, N.Y.
CUTIA — a daughter, Celia Rose, 8 lbs. 5 oz., June 24, 2010, to Matt and Sarah Curlew Cutia, 3 Franklin St., Homer, N.Y.

GALYON — Samuel Bruce Galyon Jr., 89, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010. Family and friends will meet at 4 p.m. today at West View Cemetery for Graveside service and interment. A memorial service will follow at 5:30 p.m. at Kyker Funeral Home. Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m.
MARKHAM — Margaret Martin Markham, 96, died Aug. 26, 2010. A private memorial service will be held in Marathon and Jamesville on Sunday.
MONAGAN — Clifford R. Monagan, 90, of Clark Street Extension, Groton, N.Y., died Aug. 30, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Private interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery.
STOKER — Wanita Louise (Johnson) Stoker died Aug. 28, 2010, at home. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday with the service to follow at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St, Homer. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in the Atwater Cemetery.
WHITING — William S. (Bill) Whiting died Aug. 29, 2010, at his home in Cortlandville, N.Y. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cortland. A reception will follow in the Lankler Parlor at the church.

BURNS — Richard (Dick) E. Burns, 82, of Weedsport, N.Y., died Aug. 27, 2010. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Virgil Cemetery. Audion Funeral Home, 218 Main St., Port Byron, is in charge of arrangements.
HOFFMANN — Brian Abbott Hoffmann, 24, of Homer, N.Y., died Aug. 26, 2010. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. There will be a private family funeral and interment in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
KETCHUM — Gladys H. Ketchum, 97, formerly of Newark Valley, N.Y., died Aug. 27, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday from the Union Center United Methodist Church, 128 Maple Drive, Endicott. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal. Friends may call at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 E. Main St., Endicott, from 4 to 7 p.m. today.
STOKER — Wanita J. Stoker, 69, of South Williams Street, Homer, N.Y., died Aug. 28, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
WRIGHT — Emma Louise Wright, 94, of Florida, died Aug. 27, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell Florida. Memorial service will be held at a later date.

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