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Death and Birth Notices

BECKINGHAUSEN — a daughter, Lina Elan, 6 lbs. 15 oz., Sept. 16, 2012, in Rochester, N.Y., to George and LeiAnna Shufelt Beckinghausen, Victor, N.Y. The mother is a former Cincinnatus resident.
CURRIE — a son, George Henry, 6 lbs. 10 oz., Oct. 9, 2012, to Thomas and Kate Walker Currie, Currie Road, Tully, N.Y.
CUTLER — a son., Collin James, 5 lbs. 11 oz., Oct. 23, 2012, in Jacksonville, Fla., to Joseph and Kelly Holecek Cutler 4718 French St., Jacksonville. The father is a former Cortland resident.
CUTLER — a daughter, Olivia Marie, 7 lbs., Aug. 30, 2012, to Dustin and Marissa Bione Cutler, 126 Christian Driver, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. The father is a former Cortland resident.
McCANN — a son, William Francis, 9 lbs. 10 oz., to William and Kaci Podoliak McCann, Willet, N.Y.
NICOLETTE - a daughter, Olivia Drew, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Sept. 26, 2012, in St. Louis, Philip and Megan McNerney Nicolette, 167 Cherry Hills Meadows Drive, Wildwood, Mo. The mother is a former Little York resident.
PHELPS — a daughter, Alida Pearl, 10 lbs. 2 oz., Oct. 12, 2012, to Drew and Maggie Belknap Phelps, 1 Yates Place, Cortland, N.Y.
WIIKI — a son, Jaxson Garrett, 8 lbs. 7 oz., Oct. 12, 2012, to Jesse and Megan Leitch Wiiki, 496 Locke Road, Groton, N.Y.

CRANDALL — Cora B. Crandall, 95, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2012 at the Crown Center in Cortland. The service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Truxton Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
NICHOLS — Joel “Butch” Earl Nichols, 57 of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2012, at his home. At Butch’s request there will be no services.
RUGER — Jamie Ruger, of Virgil, N.Y., died Oct. 23, 2012. Services for Jamie will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Friends may call 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
SHERMAN — Carl L. Sherman, 77, of 2727 South Cortland-Virgil Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2012, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Virgil Rural Cemetery.Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

BATSFORD — Hilda E. Batsford, 78, of Elma, N.Y., formerly of Big Flats, and Cheektowaga, died Oct. 24, 2012. A service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Summer Hill Baptist Church, 525 Lake Como Road, Cortland. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

FINN — Leanora Finn, 80, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 23, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church. Friends may call 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Wright Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave. Inurnment will follow the Mass at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.
JENNINGS — Lynn C. Caswell Jennings, 60, of Gatesville, Texas, died Oct. 21, 2012, in Texas. A private graveside service will be held at the Union Valley Cemetery. Local arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
SPAULDING — Sally Peck Spaulding, 87, of Charlottesville, Va., died Oct. 23, 2012. A memorial service and reception will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Colonnades in Charlottesville, Va.
WILLSON — Ruth Elizabeth McKinney Willson, of Dunlap, Tenn., died Oct. 22, 2012. Private graveside services will be held at the Virgil Cemetery in Virgil in the near future. There will be no calling hours.

CRUZADO — Carmen Maria Cruzado, 79, died Oct. 16, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A service will be at 3 p.m. on Nov. 17 at God’s Lighthouse of Praise on Port Watson Street, Cortland.
KLEINE — David L. Kleine, 59, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 22, 2012, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the McGraw United Methodist Church. Friends may call 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church.
WHITE — Kenneth V. White, 65, of Stauber Road, Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 21, 2012, at University Hospital, Syracuse. A service will be at 1 p.m. Nov. 3 at the W. Niles Fire Co., 3956 Valentine Road, Moravia. There are no calling hours.

ROLLAND — Gene (“Mean Gene”) Harmon Rolland, 69, died Oct. 5, 2012, in Java, Va.

GALLAGHER — Thomas M. Gallagher III, 46, of Homer, N.Y., died Oct 19, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
GOFKOWSKI — Leon Gofkowski, 84, of Marathon, N.Y., died Oct. 20, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Upper Lisle Cemetery. There will be no prior calling hours or funeral service.
THORINGTON — Shirley V. Thorington, 85, of Solon, N.Y., died Oct. 19, 2012, at home. Services will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Friends may call from noon until the time of the service. Burial will follow in the Atwater Cemetery.

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