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DOWNES — Reginald Keith Downes, 61, of Tunnel Hill, Ga., died Sept. 30, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel. Burial will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of service Monday at the funeral home.
FORSHEE — Geraldine C. Forshee, 82, of Groton, died Oct. 7, 2010, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Shurtleff Funeral Home of Groton.
HOFF — Mary E. Hoff, 68, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 6, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
JOHNSON — Vera C. Johnson, 88, of Lapeer, N.Y., died Oct. 6, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m. Saturday.
KIRK — Marie Kirk, 93, of Etna, N.Y., died Oct. 6, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home prior to the funeral.
MORGAN — Brenda Prince Morgan, 51, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 6, 2010, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. At Brenda’s request there will be no services.

HILLS — Edith B. Hills, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Following the services, interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from noon to 1 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
KNICKERBOCKER — Dorothy Knickerbocker, 84, formerly of Richford, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2010, at Matthew House, Auburn, N.Y. Memorial services will be celebrated at the Richford Congregational Church at 4 p.m. Sunday. Zirbel Funeral Home of Groton has care of arrangements.
LAW — Theodore “Ted” D. Law, Sr., 78, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Presbyterian Church of Cincinnatus.Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.Friday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
MARSHALL — Sherry K. Marshall, 48, of South Otselic, N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2010, at Chenango Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y. at 1 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, South Otselic. The family will be present to receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until the start of the service at 1 p.m Sunday.
PEPPIN — Joan M. Peppin, 54, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 4, 2010. Memorial services will be held at noon Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends are invited to call from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday prior to the service.

FRIEND — Eugene J. Friend, 67, of Cruthers Road, Locke, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2010, at home. A Christian Mass of burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Groton. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
HANNON — John F. Hannon, 88, of Sun City Center, Fla., and Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2010. A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Church in Sun City Center, Fla. Interment will be in the Florida National Cemetery, Brooksville, Fla.
LAW — Theodore “Ted” D. Law, 78, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2010, at the Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
TIFFANY — Eugenia Tiffany, 90, of Mead Road, East Homer, N.Y., died Oct. 4, 2010, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at noon Thursday at the Briggs-Hall Memorial Home, 11 North Main St., Homer. Burial will follow in East Homer Cemetery. A calling hour will be 11 a.m. to noon Thursday prior to the service.

DUNCAN — a son, Xavior Malachi, 8 lbs., Sept. 21, 2010, to David and Melissa Casey Duncan, 76 River St., Cortland, N.Y.
WORSELL — a daughter, Mya MaeLee, 6 lbs. 4 oz., Sept. 6, 2010, to Eric Worsell and Lesa Parker, 41 N. Main St., Apt. 1, Cortland, N.Y.
ZOLL — a daughter, Lailah Ruby, 6 lbs. 11 oz., July 13, 2010, to Brian and Rebekah Zoll, 24 Crandall St., Cortland, N.Y.

BEATTIE — Virginia I. Beattie, 83, of Route 90, Locke, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will follow in East Homer Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
BOLTON — Betty J. Bolton, 79, of Belton, Texas, died Sept. 18, 2010, at the Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas. Graveside services were held Sept. 23 at North Belton Cemetery.
COE — Fern Louise Steig Coe, 94, of Winchester, Ky., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Aug. 17, 2010, at her home. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Winchester, Ky. Private burial will be in the Winchester Cemetery.

BEATTIE — Virginia I. Beattie, 83, of Locke, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
BOYDEN — John G. Boyden, 96, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2010, at his home in Canton. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Canton, at the convenience of the family.
FRIEND — Eugene J. Friend, 67, of Cruthers Road, Locke, N.Y., died Oct. 3, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
KNICKERBOCKER — Dorothy A. Knickerbocker, 84, formerly of Richford, N.Y., and Greensboro, N.C., died Oct. 3, 2010, at the Matthew House in Auburn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
LANCE — Ruth L. Lance, 53, of Groton, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2010, at the Groton Nursing Facility after an extended illness. A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. There are no calling hours.
NECHITA — Marie Lawson Nechita, 79, of 104 Pleasant St., Groton, N.Y., died at her home on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will be in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday prior to the services at the funeral home.
O’DONNELL — Sarah Heffron-O’Donnell, 29, of Adams Center, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2010, at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. A service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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