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Death and Birth Notices

McCLURE — Mark James McClure died Oct. 31, 2013, in Cooperstown, N.Y. A celebration of his life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Nov. 17, at the Hesses’ home in Otego.

AYRES — Barry Ayres, 61, died Nov. 5, 2013, at home in Maryville, Tenn.Private family services will be held.
MARKS — James Marks, 78, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2013, at the Crown Center Nursing Facility. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
SNYDER — Francis J. “Fritz” Snyder, 93, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center Residential Care Facility. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

BALL — Jack C. Ball, 89, died peacefully at home. The family will hold a private service in Jack’s memory at a later date.
BURGETT — Ann Knapp Burgett, 91, of Tully, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2013, at her home. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Nov. 23 in the Tully United Community Church, 5872 Meetinghouse Road, Tully. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 23 at the church. Private interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

BYRNE — The Rev. E. Carolyn Byrne, 85, of Canandaigua, N.Y., died. There are no calling hours or services. Interment will be in Wappingers Falls.
HOELLERER — Gary C. Hoellerer, 78, of Cortlandville, N.Y., died Oct. 10, 2013. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the Cortland First United Methodist Church, 734 State Route 222, Cortland, with a reception to follow at the church. Burial will be in Willet at the convenience of the family.
JOSEPH-LYON — Gloria Joseph-Lyon, 66, of Ithaca, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2013. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. There are no calling hours.

FOX — Raymond L. Fox, 79, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2013, at the Chase Memorial Nursing Home, New Berlin. Private graveside services will be held at the Taylor Rural Cemetery.
OSTRANDER — Charles E. Ostrander, 94, of Locke, N.Y., died Nov. 2, 2013, at home. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 Route 90, Genoa, on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A private graveside service will be held in the North Lansing Cemetery.
STRICKLAND — Frances M. Strickland, 80, of Cortland Park, formerly of Dryden, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2013, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Interment will follow in Virgil Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service on Wednesday.
WHITE — Jane S. (Brown) White, 83, formerly of McDonough, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2013, at the NYS Veterans Home at Oxford. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Wayside Rest Cemetery, Pharsalia. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12:30 p.m. until the start of the service at 2:30 p.m.Wednesday.

 

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