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Death and Birth Notices

BATSFORD — Homer C. Batsford, 70, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2013, at home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Atwater Cemetery, Homer. There are no calling hours.
REITANO — Margaret J. (Morris) Reitano died Oct. 3, 2013, at James Square.Services are 9:15 a.m. Monday at Eaton-Tubbs Fayetteville Chapel, 7191 East Genesee St., Fayetteville, and 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Salt Springs St., Fayetteville. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt. Friends may call 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.
WILLIAMS — Tyrone T. Williams, 21, died Oct. 3, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.

BUSH — Robbie D. Bush, 23, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 1, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Pennsylvania. Services will be at noon Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Atwater Cemetery, Homer. Friends may call 11 to 11:45 a.m. prior to the service.
ENSIGN — Donald Harold Ensign, 90, formerly of Bradshaw Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2013, at the NYS Veterans’ Home in Oxford. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will be private in McGraw Rural Cemetery. Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

CABISCA — twin daughters, Ava Marie, 5 lbs. 12 oz., and Julia Lynne, 5 lbs. 14 oz., Aug. 29, 2013, to Christopher and Emily Kratzer Cabisca, 10033 State Route 90, Genoa, N.Y.
HARDY — a daughter, Maxine Belle, 6 lbs. 13 oz., Aug. 28, 2013, to Thomas and Ashley Cincotta Hardy, 8 Harrington Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
JONES — a daughter, Daniella Lynn Marie, 7 lbs. 1 oz., Sept. 17, 2013, to Michael Jones and Melinda Harris, 29 3/4 Hubbard St., Cortland, N.Y.
OSBORNE — a son, Deacon Reed, 7 lbs., Sept. 23, 2013, to Darrin Osborne and Sarah VanLiew, McGraw, N.Y.
WILBUR — a son, Jacob Daniel, 5 lbs. 15 oz., Sept. 14, 2013, to John Wilbur and Winiford MacLaury, 469 County Route 13, South Otselic, N.Y.

GIGLIUTO — Carmen Gigliuto, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. prior.
MIX — James C. Mix, 84, of Johnson Road, Freeville, N.Y., died Oct. 1, 2013, at the Cayuga Medical Center. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Friends may call noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

GIGLUITO — Carmen M. Gigliuto, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 1, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
MOREHOUSE — Sandra T. Morehouse, 70, of Lake Como, town of Summerhill, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2013, at Auburn Community Hospital. A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Friends may call 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
PAKUSCH — Jane P. (Davis, Toomey) Pakusch, 83, of Dryden, N.Y., died Sept. 28, 2013, at her home. A gathering to celebrate her life will be 3 p.m. Saturday at her son’s home, 5341 Stony Hill Road, Locke. Interment at a later date will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery.

BENEDICK — John R. Benedick, 63, of Phoenix, Ariz., and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 27, 2013. A service will be held 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Grace Episcopal Church, 13 Court St., Cortland.
PAKUSCH — Jane P. Pakusch, 83, of Dryden, N.Y., died Sept. 28, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are in the care of, and will be announced by, Zirbel Funeral Home of Groton.
PEAK — Grace Peak, 80, formerly of Central Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2013, at Cortland Park and Rehabilitation Center. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Homer Avenue United Methodist Church, Cortland. Burial will follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
WILLIAMS — Aaron Michael Williams, 27, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 26, 2013, at University Hospital, Syracuse. A calling hour will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, with a funeral to begin 3 p.m., at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

CATES — Raymond L. Cates, 82, of Preble, N.Y., died Sept. 28, 2013, at home. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Otisco Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Tully Cemetery. Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Inc., 2584 Field Lane (corner Route 20, Cardiff) LaFayette.
SMITH — Renee J. Smith, 52, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 28, 2013 in St. Joseph Hospital, Syracuse. A graveside service will be at a later date in New Hope Cemetery.

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