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Death and Birth Notices

MAYE — Arthur “Booner” Maye, 48, of Ithaca, N.Y., died Sept. 28, 2012, at the Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.
RYAN — Lawrence T. Ryan, 79, died Sept. 20, 2012, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Services were held at the Grace Episcopal Church in Cortland. Burial was in Truxton.

BROWN — Sally Brown, 64 of Cortland Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2012, at Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse. A celebration of her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 6 at the Reach Out for Christ Church in Freeville. Interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
DAVIS — John R. Davis IV, 38, of Newark Valley, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be private. Zirbel Funeral Home- Groton has care of arrangements
LAMBERT — Marguerite Lambert died Sept. 23, 2012, in Webster, N.Y., surrounded by family. A service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Webster United Church of Christ, 570 Klem Road, Webster. Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Church.

ACKLEY — Allen W. Ackley, 62, of Dryden, N.Y., died Sept. 26, 2012, at the Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca. A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.
BROWN — Sally Brown, 64, of Cortland Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2012, at Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse. A celebration of her life will be 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6 at the Reach Out for Christ Church in Freeville. Interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
DiDONATO — Americo “Rick” DiDonato died Sept. 25, 2012, at Cortland Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. A memorial service will be celebrated at noon on Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery Homer. Friends may call 10 to 11:45 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
MUSCI — Michael J. Musci, 43, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 25, 2012, at Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
ROUNDS — William E. Rounds, 66, of Freeville, N.Y., died Sept. 25, 2012, at his home. There are no calling hours. Services will be private.

DAVIS — John R. Davis, 38, of Newark Valley, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
MUSCI — Michael J. Musci, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 25, 2012, at Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home and will be announced when complete.
NAYLOR — James C. Naylor, 75, of Montross, Va., died Sept. 24, 2012. Services will be private.
WETHJE — Edward W. Wethje, 95, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2012, at Senior First Kirkhaven in Rochester. A Mass of Christian burial will be at noon on Friday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal with full military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

BROWN — Sally Brown, 64 , of Cortland Road, Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2012, in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home of Groton.
MONACO — Jason L. Monaco, 38, of Dallas, Texas, died Sept. 19, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital in Denton, Texas. A private, family celebration of his life will be held in October.
OWENS — Douglas L. Owens, 63, of North Fort Myers, Fla., died Sept. 19, 2012, at Hope Hospice, Lehigh Acres, Fla. Friends in Fort Myers and family in the Cortland area will be holding memorial services at their convenience.
WARNER — Flora M. Warner of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 21, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Russell Fellowship Room at the Homer Congregational Church, 28 S. Main St. Homer. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Norwich.

GLOVER — Robert W. “Rip” Glover, 61, of Port Watson Street, Cortland, died Sept. 21, 2012. Friends may call at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.
HEATH — Alice G. Heath, 85, of 117 S. Main St., Homer, died Sept. 21, 2012. Friends may call at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. A memorial celebration of Alice’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at God’s Lighthouse of Praise, 98 Port Watson St., Cortland. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, will be at the convenience of the family.

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