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BENNETT — Beverly (Mott) Bennett, 85, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.savagefs.com.
OXFORD — Gerald L. “Thee Ox” Oxford, 57, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. Services will be held at a later date
GARDNER — Roger Gardner Jr., 35, of Moravia, N.Y., died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010. A calling hour will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a service at 1 p.m. to be followed by a graveside service at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

ENGLISH — Steven Dwight English, 59, died Oct. 27, 2010, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington, Ky. A private family service will be held at a later date.
HARNER — Patricia D. Harner, 74, of 111 Divers Crossing Road, Marathon, N.Y., died Oct. 27, 2010, at home. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church in Killawog, which will be followed by a 4 p.m. memorial service.
POWERS — Jean A. Powers, 53, of Cayuga Street, Groton, N.Y., and a former resident of Niles and Moravia, died Oct. 27, 2010, in University Hospital, Syracuse. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday in Mid-Lakes United Methodist Church, Route 41A, New Hope. There are no calling hours.
REJMAN — Jean Buckley Rejman, 84, of Venice Center, N.Y., died Oct. 26, 2010, in the Groton Community Health Center. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Patrick’s Church, Moravia. Interment will be in St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Scipio Center. Friends may call at the Shakelton Funeral Home, 418 Main St., Aurora, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

SWAYZE — Bessie M. Swayze, 103, formerly of Preble, died Oct. 26, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Preble Congregational Church, 1953 Preble Road, Preble. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble will follow. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.

FOSTER — William A. Foster Sr., 78, of Valley View Drive, Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2010. Services will be held at the Groton Assembly of God in Groton at 10 a.m. Friday with interment to follow in the Groton Rural Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
MILLER — Philip R. Miller, 50, of Pitcher, N.Y., died Oct 25, 2010. In keeping with his wishes, funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
OWEN — Dorothy L. Owen, 93, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 26, 2010. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday with a funeral to begin 11 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery .
SEAMANS — Dana L. Seamans, 45, of Killawog, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2010. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.
SPICER — Elizabeth Todd Spicer, 89, died Oct. 20, 2010. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Ayer & Zimmer Funeral Home, 38 Sullivan St., Cazenovia.
SWAYZE — Bessie M. Swayze, 103, formerly of Preble, passed away on October 26, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer, N.Y.
WARD — Jessie E. Ward, 99, formerly of Pearl Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2010. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
WYATT — Richard Kevin Wyatt, 56, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2010. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Interment will follow in St Mary’s Cemetery. Friends are invited to call Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m.

RINK — Yvonne C. “Bonnie” Rink, of Old Forge, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2010. The funeral and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family at the Old Center Cemetery, Pharsalia, N.Y. Friends may call on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Stefanelli Funeral Home, Inc., 721 S. Main St., Taylor, PA 18517.
WYATT — Richard Wyatt, 56, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2010, at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

KNAPP — Robert Charles Knapp, Jr., 72, of Salisbury, N.C. and formerly of Homer, N.Y., and Burlington, Vt., died Oct. 21, 2010, at Rowan Regional Medical Center of Salisbury. A Celebration of Life will be held for family and friends in Burlington, Vt., in the spring of 2011.
MAWHIR — Priscilla (Pat) White Mawhir died Oct. 22, 2010, in Moravia, N.Y. A memorial visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia, with funeral services to follow at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.
MORRIS — Christine K. “Grandma” Morris, 66, of McGraw, died Oct. 22, 2010, in University Hospital, Syracuse. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday at St Paul’s Lutheran Church. Friends are invited to call from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
TOBIN — Marjorie W. Tobin, 78, of 35 Charles St., passed away at home, surrounded by family Oct. 22, 2010. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church. A prayer service will precede the Mass at 9:30 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

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