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Death and Birth Notices

LAWRENCE — Joan Marie Lawrence, of Horseheads, N.Y., died July 29, 2013. Gravesite committal services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cortland.
NAPPI — Mary Sharpe Nappi, 87, of Syracuse, N.Y., died Sept. 7, 2013. Private funeral services were held.
TOWNSEND — Theodore S. Townsend, 73, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Sept. 11, 2013, at home. Graveside services will be Oct. 5, 2013, at the family Burdick Cemetery, East Lake Road, DeRuyter. There are no calling hours.

COLLINS — Michele M. Collins, 49, of Preble, N.Y., died Sept. 11, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at a later date in St. Leo’s Church, Tully.
NORTON — Gary L. Norton, 73, of Creech Road, Summerhill, N.Y., died Sept. 10, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in East Lawn Cemetery, Ithaca.Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the funeral.

DRAKE — Theresa N. Drake, 57, of 35 1/2 Charles St., Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 10, 2013, at home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church at 10 a.m. Monday. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland.
WILLIAMS — Barbara B. Williams, 88, of Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 10, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday A brief remembrance service will follow at the conclusion of calling hours.

BUCHALLA — Ronald Buchalla, 72, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 9, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Calling hours will be from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Friday, with a funeral service to begin 6 p.m., at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Private burial will be at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
COUCH — David R. Couch, Sr., 75, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the Country Music Park in Cortland. Friends may call at the park from 10 a.m. until service time at 3 p.m. Saturday.
HOOPER — Donna M. Hooper, 47, died Sept. 8, 2013. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Friday with a service to follow.
RENNER — Dr. Robert (Bob) R. Renner, 85, died Sept. 8, 2013, at home in Skaneateles. There will be no calling hours and burial will be private. There will be a celebration of life gathering for family and friends at the Skaneateles Country Club at 11 a.m. Nov. 16.
STORRIER — John C. “Jack” “Story” Storrier, 59, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 10, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no calling hours or services at this time.
WILLIAMS — Dorla Williams, 91, died Sept. 9, 2013, at the Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

COLE — Emmett C. Cole Sr., 76, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 6, 2013, at Wilson Hospital, Johnson City. A calling hour will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, with a funeral service to begin at 1 p.m., at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery.
DAYTON — Bruce V. Dayton, 76, of Ogden Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the McLean Community Church.  Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in the McLean Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are under the care of Zirbel Funeral Home.
LIEBER — Sonya J. Lieber, 92 of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 7, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no funeral services. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
RAY — Graves Franklin Ray, 78, died Aug. 25, 2013, in Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. The memorial service will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at St John’s Episcopal Church, 210 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca. A reception will follow at 10 Cornell St., Ithaca, after the service.

DAYTON — Bruce V. Dayton, 76, of Ogden Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 8, 2013, at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.
LIEBER — Sonya J. Lieber, 92, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 7, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.
MEAD — Donald H. Mead, 80, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Sept. 4, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be Tuesday at noon at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Cuyler Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
QUINN — Brenna Elizabeth Quinn died Sept. 5, 2013. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m.
SHIRLEY — Eugene Abram “Abe” Shirley, 84, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 7, 2013. A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. There are no calling hours.

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