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Death and Birth Notices

MUSSON — Anita (Wallenbeck) Blake Musson of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 10, 2011, at Upstate University Hospital. Services will be at noon Sunday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland. Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to noon Sunday prior to the start of services in the funeral home chapel.
SHEDD — Arthur B. Shedd, 91, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2011, in Southington, Conn. Private services will be at Newfound Lake, Bristol, N.H.

HULSLANDER — William A. Hulslander, 64, of Route 13, East Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 10, 2011, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A gathering for relatives and friends will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
YAPLES — W. Barry Yaples, 78, of Trumbulls Corners Road, Newfield, N.Y., died Nov. 9, 2011, at Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

CORTESE — Grace Marie Cortese (Phillips), 78, died Nov. 1, 2011, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville, N.C. Services were Nov. 3 in the Troutman Funeral Home Chapel, Troutman, N.C.
DEIDRICK — Ardel M. Deidrick, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services and burial will be private.
ROGERS — Edith June “Junie” Rogers, 93, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 8, 2011. Services will be private. There are no calling hours.
SHARP — Wayne Ralph Sharp died Dec. 12, 2007, at his home in Bowlegs, Okla. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Scott Union Cemetery on Route 41 in Scott.

QUINN — Barbara J. Quinn, 81, of Groton, N.Y., died Oct. 23, 2011. A memorial gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Elm Tree Inn in McLean.

CARR — Sharon L. Carr, of Howell Road, Locke, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2011, at the Cayuga Medical Center. The family will receive friends for a time of sharing, remembering and celebrating her life at the Elm Tree Inn from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 20. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. has care of arrangements.
COON — Pauline “Pat” Coon, 90, of LaFayette, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Onativia United Methodist Church, 6257 Dodge Road, LaFayette. Burial will be in LaFayette Rural Cemetery.
MACK — Eleanor T. Mack of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2011. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service.
O’SHEA — Helen M. O’Shea, 48, of Hampton, Va., died Nov. 3, 2011, after a long illness.
THOMAS — Harl D. Thomas, of Hollywood, Ala., died Oct. 28, 2011. A memorial service to celebrate Harl’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McLean Fire Department, McLean for family and friends. Food and drink will be provided.

BUSH — a daughter, Lindsey Marie, 6 lbs. 14 oz., Oct. 31, 2011, to Ashley Bush and Andrew Dishaw, 32 N. Greenbush St., Apt. B, Cortland, N.Y.
DeMOTT — a son, William “Liam” Edward, 5 lbs. 4 oz., July 31, 2011, to Dr. Gary and Malissa Homer DeMott, Rock Hill, S.C. The mother is a former resident of Homer.
FORBES — a daughter, Taryn Rose, 7 lbs., Sept. 14, 2011, to Robert and Rebecca Berlew Forbes, 2202 State Route 13, Cortland, N.Y.

HALEY — Mary A.”Casey” Haley, 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 4, 2011, at the Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
GREENFIELD — Grace C. Greenfield, 94, of N. Syracuse, N.Y., died Nov. 4, 2011, at her home. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at Scott Union Cemetery. A calling hour will be held noon to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral.
LEONARD — Ralph “Ame” Leonard, 88, of Slaterville Springs, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Charles Mulks Cemetery, Slaterville. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
MacRAE — Rachel Pearl Field MacRae, 96, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility, Cortland. There will be no prior calling hours or funeral services
SMITH — Gerald E. Smith, 57, died at home Nov. 2, 2011, in Aransas Pass, Texas. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Virgil Cemetery, Virgil. Calling hours will follow the service, at the home of Suzanne Austin in Homer.

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