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Death and Birth Notices

BERNARD — a son, Brian Scott, 9 lbs. 8 oz., Sept. 30, 2009, to Philip Bernard and Shannon Kirkey, Groton, N.Y.
HANDY — a son, Landen Joel, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Sept. 29, 2009, to Kevin Handy and Nicole Alexander, 159 Homer Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
PARTIGIANONI — a son, Charles Cruthers, 9 lbs., Sept. 27, 2009, to Matthew Partigianoni and Bethany Cutler, Cortland, N.Y.
SLOWINSKI — a son, Chase Michael, 9 lbs. 9 oz., Sept. 23, 2009, to Shawn and Phillishia Plew Slowinski, Harrisonburg, Va. The mother is a former Homer resident.

FEUSS — Patricia Griffith Feuss, 71, of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 30, 2009, at University Hospital, Syracuse, while undergoing treatment for Leukemia. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at the Homer Congregational Church. Friends may call from 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the church. Burial will be Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 at the First Presbyterian Church’s Cemetery in Succusunna, N.J. at 3 p.m.
McMAHON — Michael “Mike” D. McMahon, 74, of Church St., Groton, N.Y., died at the Cortland Regional Medical Centerl Oct. 6, 2009. A prayer service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Friends may call 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday prior to the service at the funeral home.
NIELSEN — Albert Royal Nielsen Sr., 87, of 10 Eden Drive, Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 9, 2009, at the Cortland Memorial Nursing Facility after a short illness. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial with Military Honors provided by Ithaca Post No. 916 will follow in Asbury Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

ALLEN — Mrs. Frances Rowe Allen, 88, a former resident of New York died Oct. 6, 2009, at Autumnfield Rest Home of Belhaven, N.C. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Belhaven Missionary Baptist Church Mrs. Allen’s grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at the church Saturday.
McMAHON — Michael D. McMahon, 74, of Church St., Groton, N.Y., died unexpectedly at the Cortland Regional Medical Center on Oct. 6, 2009. A prayer service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

ALLEN — Frances R. Allen, 88, died Oct. 6, 2009. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Belhaven Missionary Baptist Church in North Carolina. Friends may call at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
CUSTER — Clarence R. Custer, 80, of Scotia, N.Y., formerly of Cuyler, died Oct. 6, 2009, at Baptist Health and Rehabilitation in Scotia. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
HELLER — Paul M. Heller, 52, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 7, 2009, at home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in McGraw United Methodist Church. A private graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in McGraw Cemetery.
HOLL — Francis I. Holl Jr., 77, of 79 James St., Homer, N.Y., died Oct. 6, 2009, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday 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. Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
MARSHALL — Dorothy E. Marshall, 95, of Mclintock Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2009, at the Cayuga Medical Center. A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Family interment will take place in Highland Cemetery in Richford at a later date. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday prior to services.
MILLER — Donald L. Miller, 82, of Floyd, N.Y., died Oct. 4, 2009, at Sunset Nursing and Rehab Center. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the Floyd United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Floyd Cemetery. Friends may call at Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street, Rome, from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday.

HOLL — Francis I. Holl, Jr., 77, of 79 James St., Homer, died Oct. 6, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
KJELGAARD — Geraldine Kjelgaard of Clermont, Fla. and formerly of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2009. A memorial service will be held in McGraw and will be announced. Arrangements are by the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw.
MARSHALL — Dorothy E. Marshall, 95, of Dryden, died Oct. 5, 2009. A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to services.
McMAHON — Michael D. McMahon, 74, of Church St. Groton, died unexpectedly Oct. 6, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.
MOORE — Alice L. Moore, 94 of E. River Rd., East Homer N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2009. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the East Homer Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the East Homer Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
MORROW — Phyllis P. Morrow, 88, died Oct. 6, 2009.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 46 N. Main St., Cortland. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, NY 13045.

COX — Gerald H. Cox, 76, of Derry, N.H., died Sept. 25, 2009, surrounded by family. There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 63 East Broadway, Derry, N.H.
CULVER — Russell Culver Sr., died Oct. 1, 2009, in the presence of his loving family, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A graveside service for the family will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Marathon Cemetery. There will be a celebration of Russell’s life at the Marathon Legion at 1 p.m. that afternoon. Family and friends are invited.
ELLIS — Darlene Grace Ellis, 58, of Philadelphia, Pa., died Oct. 3, 2009, after a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
MOORE — Alice L. Moore, 94, of East Homer, N.Y., died Oct. 5, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
SNYDER — James D. Snyder, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 4, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal with full military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

HOWELL — Dorothy Howell, 71, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the McGraw Cemetery.
SNAVLIN — Robert C. Snavlin, 91, of Tully Valley, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2009, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be private.
YAGER — Darlene R. Yager, 61, of Pitcher, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, while surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, 5736 Telephone Road Ext., Cincinnatus at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Fred M.S. Downs officiating. Burial will be in Pitcher Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

 

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