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Death and Birth Notices

LYON — a son, Gavin Lewis, 5 lbs. 7 oz., Sept. 18, 2008, to Amber Race and Jeffrey Lyon, 3 Mildred Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
MARKS — triplets, a son, Jackson Tyler, 4 lbs. 13 oz., and two daughters, Emma Hope, 5 lbs. 2 oz., and Megan Alys, 4 lbs. 6 oz, Sept. 11, 2008, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Danny Jr. and Elizabeth Libby Marks, 185 Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y.

KEENEY — Eugene M. Keeney, 69, of Marathon, N.Y., died Sept. 25, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday from St. Stephen’s Church, Marathon. Burial will be in Bath National Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call at the A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. on Monday.

PEAK — Vera Virginia Peak, 81, of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 23, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Virginia will be laid to rest next to her beloved Sherwood in Marathon Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Monday. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 p.m. until the time of the services.
BROWN — Robert A. Brown, 87, of Cortland Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 23, 2008, at the Groton Nursing Facility after an extended illness. A celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Groton City Church. Interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m Monday evening at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
TOOMEY — Carolyn Linnerwerth Toomey, 76, of Denver, Colo., died Sept. 22, 2008.

ANDERSON — Donald R. Anderson, 79, died Sept. 23, 2008, in Florida. A memorial service will be held at the Marathon Baptist Church at 6 p.m. with calling hours at 5 p.m. on Friday.
BOWKER — Mary E. Bowker, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. A memorial service will be held at noon on Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday prior to the service at the funeral home.
DUFRESNE — Jean M. Dufresne, 73, of Bell Lane, McLean, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in McLean Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday prior to the service at the funeral home.
PEAK — Vera Virginia Peak, 81, of John Street, Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 23, 2008. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
PICKARD — James F. Pickard, 75, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Sept. 21, 2008. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of DeRuyter. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church.

BROWN — Robert A. Brown, 87, of Cortland Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 23, 2008, at the Groton Nursing Facility after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

ADSIT— Mrs. Shirley J. Adsit, 74, formerly of Cowance St., Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 21, 2008, at Cortland Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday from the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the start of services. The family also wishes to extend an invitation to join them for refreshments after the services at the cemetery, at First Assembly of God Church on Port Watson Street, Cortland.
CIFONELLI — Elizabeth A. “Betty” Cifonelli, 57, of 30 Hyatt St., Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 20, 2008, at F.F. Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday prior to the start of services.
KODYA — Beverly J. “Midge” Kodya, 72, of 5016 N. Main St., Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 19, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday in St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
PENROSE — Norval A. Penrose, 82, of Marathon, N.Y., died Sept. 18, 2008. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 26 Main St., Marathon.
PIERCE — Drusilla E. (Court) Pierce, 90, died Sept. 21, 2008, at Northwoods Rehabilitation Center, Cortland, N.Y. At Drusilla’s request, services will be private, with interment in Groton Rural Cemetery.

ADSIT — Shirley J. Adsit, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. Arrangements will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, when complete.
CRAPO — Shirley E. Crapo, 73, of Cortland, N.Y., died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday from the A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Marathon. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until noon.
LAPP — LeRoy “Roy” G. Lapp, 87, of Glen Haven Road, Scott, N.Y., died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in the Scott Union Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
PARKIN — Mary L. Parkin, 86, of Homer, N.Y., died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with burial to follow in the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m at the funeral home.
RAY — Michael James Ray, 58, of Cortland, N.Y., died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble. Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
WASHBURN — William Carlton Washburn, 96, formerly of Dryden, N.Y., passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden, with Rev. Alan Kinney officiating. Burial will follow in Willow

 

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