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Death and Birth Notices

DUTCHER — Dorothy Ann Dutcher, 89, of 73 Hamlin St., Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be private with interment in Virgil Rural Cemetery.
FITTS — Mitchell B. Fitts, 21, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. A celebration of his life will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Friends may call from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday. A complete obit will appear in Saturday’s edition.
JOHNSON — Marvin T. “Marvelous Marv” Johnson, 66, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 2, 2011, in Syracuse. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Cortland Rural Cemetery at Marv’s request there will be no funeral service.
LEWIS — Doris Lewis, 79, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 2, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
PRESCOTT — Cynthia Kelley Nordby Prescott, 72, of 1326 Evans Road, Aiken, S.C., died Nov. 1, 2011, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Calling hours with light refreshments will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday at Bellevue Country Club, 1901 Glenwood Ave., Syracuse. Cynthia’s ashes will be buried in a private ceremony in the Kelley family plot at Lakeview Cemetery in Skaneateles on Monday.
SMITH — Eleanor Z. Smith, 83, of Newcomb, N.Y., died Oct. 31, 2011, in Rome, N.Y. A memorial service will be held noon Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Newcomb United Methodist Church.

SPITZER — Virginia “Jinny” Gertrude Moak Spitzer, 86, of Cortland, N.Y. died Nov. 2, 2011. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Childs Chapel at Forest Hill Cemetery in Utica.

CARTA — Adrienne F. Carta, 75, of Camillus, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2011. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Adrienne will be laid to rest in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Baldwinsville. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.
FITCH — Cora Baker Fitch, 91, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2011. Friends may call at the church from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the Marathon United Methodist Church, Main Street, Marathon. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.
HINGSTON — Charles E. Hingston, 94, of Ithaca, N.Y., formerly of Locke, died Oct. 26, 2011, in Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas, N.C. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Church in Groton. Interment with full military honors will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
MARTINI — A. Ralph Martini, 93, died Oct. 30, 2011. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Delaney-Greabell-Adydan Funeral Home. Services will be 8:30 a.m. thursday at the funeral home and 9 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Church.
SAPLIN — Edna Saplin, 88, of 43 South Road, Brooktondale, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2011. Friends and relatives are invited to a celebration of her life to be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall of the Brooktondale Baptist Church, 2311 Slaterville Road, Brooktondale.
SHORT — William F. Short, of Marathon, N.Y., died Oct. 28, 2011, at home. At the family’s request, there will be no formal services. Arrangements are with Briggs Hall Memorial Home, LaFayette.
VanDAMME — Daniel V. VanDamme, 58, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 31, 2011. At Dan’s request, visitation and a funeral service will not be observed.
WALPOLE — Kathryn O’Hara Walpole, 27, of Auburn, N.Y., died Oct. 31, 2011, at University Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, in the Groton Assembly of God. Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Groton. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday evening.

GOODALE — Kathleen Dorothy Goodale, 92, of Ithaca, N.Y., died Oct. 31, 2011. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church in Ithaca. Private calling hours will be held.
PETERSON — Dawn Peterson, 45, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2011. There are no calling hours or services.
POMMIER — Mary M. Pommier, 88, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2011, at her home. Services will be private. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery.
QUINN — James Joseph Quinn, 84, died Oct. 30, 2011, at home in Pensacola, Fla. A Memorial Mass will be scheduled at a later date.

GLEASON — Presley “Peek-a-chu” Noel Gleason died Oct. 27, 2011, at the Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester. Funeral services for Presley will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in McGraw Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
HOLLAND — Michael C. Holland Sr., 52, of Dryden, N.Y., died Oct. 29, 2011. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.

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