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Death and Birth Notices

CONGDON — Eleanor M. Congdon, 89, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2013, at home. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Virgil Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
KNOWLTON — Sylvia U. Knowlton, 77, of 1216 Daisy Hollow Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Oct. 24, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.Friends may call noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

PENDELL — Wilda Josephine Hackett Pendell, 95, of Killawog, N.Y., died Oct. 20, 2013. Memorial services will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at the Killawog United Methodist Church. Friends may call at the church from 3 p.m. until service time at 4 p.m.

AUSTIN — Merrie Alice Austin, 88, of Williams Street, Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2013, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Zirbel Funeral Home of Groton will conduct graveside services at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sand Hill Cemetery in Geneva.
BARBIN — Donald Raymond Barbin Sr. of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 18, 2013, at the Groton Nursing Facility in Groton. Friends and family may call from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight and from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta. Funeral services will be held at noon following the calling hour on Thursday.
EVERETT — Nancy (nee Wheeler) Everett, 57, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 19, 2013, at home. Friends and family call from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. The burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
PETRIE — Dr. Jack Petrie, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center Nursing Facility. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Margaret’s Church, Homer. Burial will be at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Canastota.

ADSITT — a son, Aven Jett, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Oct. 11, 2013, to Michael Adsitt and Kelsey Slater, 311 Devlen Road, Groton, N.Y.
BERNHEIM — a daughter, Storm Haylee Elizabeth, 8 lbs. 4.6 oz., Sept. 28, 2013, to Donald and Naomi Kress Bernheim, 3662 State Route 13, Truxton, N.Y.
CHAFFEE — a son, Anthony Paul Isaak, 8 lbs. 5 oz., Oct. 15, 2013, to Carl Chaffee and Tanya Sides Brenchley, 29 Pendleton St., Apt. 1, Cortland, N.Y.
KITTS — a son, Wyatt Jacob, 8 lbs. 7 oz., Oct. 1, 2013, to Kevin and Jeannie Kennedy Kitts, 2 Park St., Cortland, N.Y.
LEO — a son, Michael Gordon, 8 lbs. 14 oz., Sept. 17, 2013, in Highland Hospital, Rochester, N.Y., to Richard Leo and Meressa Darling, Rochester.
ROBERSON — a son, Elijah Patrick, 8 lbs. 5 oz., Oct. 11, 2013, to Daniel and Heather Storie Roberson, 6 Medes Place, Apt. C, Cortland, N.Y.
WHIDDEN — a daughter, Madison Marie, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Oct. 7, 2013, in Paoli (Pa.) Hospital, to Nathan and Melissa Deering Whidden, 1660 Suzanne Drive, West Chester, Pa. The father is a former Homer resident while the mother is a former Cortland resident.

AUSTIN — Merrie Alice Austin, 88, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
CAUGHEY — Robert A. Caughey Sr., 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 18, 2013, in Cortland. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave.
LUM — David P. Lum Jr., 94, died Oct. 10, 2013, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in Sheridan, Wyo. A memorial service and burial will be at the Pitcher Cemetery in July.
SNELL — John D. Snell died Oct. 19, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. A private burial service will be held with family members.

ADDY — Gladys Frances Addy, 92, of Genoa, N.Y., died Oct. 18, 2013. Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at the Groton Assembly of God. Friends may call at the church, 701 S. Main St., Groton, from 11 a.m. until noon Thursday prior to services. Interment will be in Bird Cemetery, Locke. Arrangements are by Shurtleff Funeral Home, Genoa.
BROWN — Lisa E. Brown, 49, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 18, 2013, at her home. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
DeMOND — Bruce P. DeMond, 73, of Cincinnatus, NY, died Oct. 17, 2013. A memorial service will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may call at the funeral from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
KULLMAN — Stanley G. Kullman, 95, of Walden Place, Cortland, N.Y. and formerly of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 18, 2013. A memorial service is being planned for a later date.
SHARPE — Bernadine P. Sharpe, 88, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 19, 2013, at the Groton Nursing Facility. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony’s Church, Groton. Interment will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the church, 312 Locke Road, Groton, from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday prior to the Mass.
SMITH — Renee J. Smith died Sept. 28, 2013. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in New Hope Cemetery, New Hope. Arrangements are by Barth Funeral Home, McGraw.
STANDISH — Theola (LuLu) M. Standish, 73, of Willet, N.Y., died Oct. 19, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland. A celebration of her life will be held in New Jersey at a later date and time to be determined. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

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