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Death and Birth Notices

ALLEN — a son, Landon Joseph, 8 lbs. 11 oz., Sept. 4, 2009, to Timothy Allen and Jaimie Ingrahm, 796 Route 222, Cortland, N.Y.
CARD — a daughter, Grace Marie Kendall, 8 lbs. 5 oz., Aug. 22, 2009, to Nicholas Card and Anna Moore, 6 Maple Ave., Homer, N.Y.
EASTMAN — a daughter, Bristol Jean, 9 lbs. 4 oz., July 19, 2009, to Frank Eastman and Randi Mowry, 7595 Cold Brook Road, Homer, N.Y.
GOODWIN — a daughter, Lucy Jane, 7 lbs. 9 oz., July 13, 2009, to Gabriel and Caitlin Cowling Goodwin, Cortland, N.Y.
KOSAVICH — a daughter, Zoey Louise, 6 lbs. 15 oz., Aug. 29, 2009, to Titina Lukosavich, 1793 Route 13, Cortland, N.Y.
MASLIN — twin sons, Patrick Connor, 6 lbs., and Ethan Andrew, 5 lbs. 8 oz., Sept. 3, 2009, to Eddie and Julia Guard Maslin, Whitney Point, N.Y.
PRESTIGIACOMO — a daughter, 9 lbs. 2 oz., Aug. 24, 2009, to Anthony and Kimberly Stalnaker Prestigiacomo, Cortland, N.Y.
SHEA — a daughter, Allyson Elizabeth, 7 lbs. 15 oz., Sept. 4, 2009, to Sean and Laura Shea.
SHUTTS — a daughter, Makayla Marie, 7 lbs. 5 oz., Aug. 30, 3009, to Brian Shutts and Wagnee Bearcraft, 180 Main St., Cortland, N.Y.
WRIGHT — a daughter, Hannah Joy, 9 lbs. 4 oz., May 1, 2009, to Joseph and Erin McCormick Wright, 14 Grace St., Cortland, N.Y.,

BENJAMIN — Mary G. Benjamin, 65, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 11, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Monday.
MANNING — Irene R. Manning, 84, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 10, 2009. She was born Aug. 10, 1925 in Germany. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Cortland. Interment will be held in Cortland Rural Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
NILSSON — Beulah “Bea” O. Nilsson, 79, of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 11, 2009, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday on the north lawn of the Nilsson Home, 4629 Cosmos Hill Road. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Tuesday.

AMES — Elizabeth S. “Scottie” Ames of Naples, Fla., died today at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and in the care of the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
HEGEDUS — Josephine F. Hegedus, 93, formerly of Conrad Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Sept. 9, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center, Cortland. A prayer service will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Jerome Katz officiating. Burial will be in Cincinnatus Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Monday.
LIGHT — Clara B. Light, 93, of Marathon, N.Y., died Sept. 10, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday from A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 26 E. Main Street, Marathon. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
REYNOLDS — Donna M. Reynolds, 62, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 9, 2009, at home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

AUSTIN — William (Bill) R. Austin, 56, of Kirkville, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St. (Route 80), Tully, NY 13159. The funeral service will follow at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be private at the Tully Cemetery.
HEGEDUS — Josephine F. Hegedus, 93, formerly of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center, Cortland. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
LENUZZA — Filomena Lenuzza, 96, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Friends may call from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday with a funeral service at 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
PAREIS — Edgar E. Pareis, 98, of Marathon, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2009. A graveside service will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery, Castle Creek, at 11 a.m. on Friday.
REYNOLDS — Donna M. Reynolds, 62, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 9, 2009. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
ROBERTS — Mary (Moira) Hamilton McCraine Roberts, 84, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 7, 2009, surrounded by her family. Friends are invited to join the family for a celebration of Moira’s life at the family home on Route 222 at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

CUTHBERT — Alexander B. Cuthbert, 80, of Floral Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2009, at his daughter Phyllis’ home with family by his side. Friends may call from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will follow at noon at the Homer Avenue United Methodist Church of Cortland. Burial with military honors will follow in the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
O’SULLIVAN — John F. O’Sullivan, 101, of Elm Street, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 6, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial Mass will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church in Groton. There are no calling hours. Private burial will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery at a later date. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, has care of arrangements.
RUTKOWSKI — Doris Shirley Rutkowski, 76, formerly of Van Wies Point, Glenmont, N.Y., died Aug. 29, 2009, after a lengthy illness, at St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her memorial service at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church,16 Elsmere Ave., Elsmere, at 4 p.m. on Saturday. A reception will follow.
WILSON — Donald C. Wilson, 62, of Durham, N.C., formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 7, 2009. Friends may call at 3 p.m. Thursday. A memorial service will follow at 4 p.m. at the Donald Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main St., Homer.

O’SULLIVAN — John F. O’Sullivan, 101, of 317 Elm St., Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 6, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
WILSON — Donald C. Wilson, 62, of Raleigh, N.C., a former local resident, died Sept. 7, 2009, in Raleigh, N.C. The Donald Barber Funeral Home is in charge of services.

 

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