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Death and Birth Notices

CLINK — a daughter, Marrissa Lilly Marrie Anne, 7 lbs. 7 oz., Oct. 17, 2009, to Justin A. and Jessica L Schriefer Clink, 258 N. Main St., N.Y.
HARMAN — a son, Seth Jackson, 6 lbs. 15 oz., Oct. 4, 2009, to Lester and Heidi Kinney Harmon, 1068 Lake Como Road, Cortland, N.Y.
POSTMA — a daughter, Christine Elizabeth, 8 lbs. 10 oz., Sept. 29, 2009, to Theodore and Barbara Bentley Postma, 703 County Route 25, New Berlin, N.Y. The parents are former residents of Homer and Cortland.

BEAUMONT — Eleanor B. Beaumont, 83, of Main Street, Locke, N.Y., died Oct. 23, 2009, at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton.
BYRON — Richard L. Byron Sr., of Damascus, Va., formerly of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Oct. 13, 2009 after a long battle with cancer.
CLOUGH — Charlene Clough, 53, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct.22, 2009. A memorial service will be held at a location to be announced at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1.
YACONO — James T. Yacono, 92, of 53 Evergreen St., Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 23, 2009. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony’s Church, Pomeroy St., Cortland. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

BARBER — Edward “Bruce” Barber, 64, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2009, in Syracuse, surrounded by his loving family. At Bruce’s request, there are no services.
CLOUGH — Charlene L. Clough, 53, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2009, at the Francis House Hospice, Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

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BALDWIN — Virginia Katherine Baldwin (nee Sutton), 90, a resident of the Cortland Care Center, died Oct. 14, 2009. Calling hours will be held Saturday at 1 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m, at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main St., Homer.
FORT — Cicero J. Fort Sr., 52, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 15, 2009 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be private and have been entrusted to the care of the Herson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Florida at a later date.
PIERCE — Arberta Marie Harris Pierce, 89, died Oct. 19, 2009 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no calling hours or funeral service. A graveside ceremony will be held at the McGraw Rural Cemetery on Oct. 31 at 11 a.m. Following the graveside service, a celebration of her life will be held at the McGraw Community Center at noon.

CLARK — a daughter, Lauren Edith, 7 lbs. 14 oz., Oct. 13, 2009, to Eric T. Clark and Amber C. Smith.
GOLDEN — a daughter, Ava Elizabeth, 8 lbs. 2 oz., Aug. 19, 2009, to Dustin and Erica Lawton Golden, 1 Broadway, Cortland, N.Y.
HAMILTON — a son, Caleb Dexter, 8 lbs. 6 oz., Oct. 2, 2009, to Eric and Jennifer Dexter Hamilton, 3996 Crestwood Court, Cortland, N. Y.
OVERBAUGH — a daughter, Madilynn Rose, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Oct. 4, 2009, to R.K. and Kristal Kamp Overbaugh.
POSTMA — a daughter, Christine Elizabeth, 8 lbs. 10 oz., Sept. 29, 2009, to Theodore and Barbara Bentley Postma, South Edmeston, N.Y. The parents are former residents of Homer and Cortland.
SMITH — a son, Landon Charles, 5 lbs. 13 oz., Oct. 16, 2009, to Leon and Cheryl Smith, 2 Argyle Place, Apt. C, Cortland, N.Y.
WATKINS — a daughter, Annabelle Jolee-Robinson, 8 lbs. 11 oz., Sept. 15, 2009, to Joe and Sherry Robinson Watkins, 258 Grinnell Road, Homer, N.Y.

BLIXT — H. Ira Blixt, 89, died Oct. 6, 2009, in Monroe, Ohio. A funeral service was held in the retirement center chapel with interment at the Dayton, Ohio, National Cemetery.
CRUTHERS — Susan Ann Cruthers, 63, of Dunsmore Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 18, 2009, at her home. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church, Homer. There are no calling hours.
MONDICS — Robert “Uncle Bob” B. Mondics, 61, of Lake Como Road, Sempronius, N.Y., died Oct.18, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A gathering of friends and family will be held at a later date.
SLADE — Gertrude P. Slade, 82, formerly of Brighton Towers, Syracuse, N.Y., died Oct. 18, 2009, at Community General Hospital. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 4612 S. Salina St., Syracuse. Burial will be in White Haven Cemetery, Pittsford. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

CLELAN — Marlin Clelan, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 16, 2009, at Northwoods at Cortland. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Tully Cemetery.
SALKA — Norma Salka, 84, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 11, 2009, while staying with her son and daughter-in-law in Colorado. Services will be held in the spring 2010 for friends and family. The date, time and location will be announced.

 

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