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Death and Birth Notices

BLOODGOOD — a daughter, Skylar Elaine, 7 lbs. 2 oz., Oct. 24, 2008, to Patrick and Shawna Curtis Bloodgood, 405 Huntington Way, Smithfield, Va.
COMPTON — a son, Talan Joseph, 7 lbs. 14 oz., Nov. 10, 2008, to Adam Compton and Stephanie Case, 124 Port Watson St., Apt. 324, Cortland, N.Y.
GUERNSEY — a daughter, Josie Lynn, 8 lbs. 14 oz., Nov. 7, 2008, to Kevin and Amy Strauf Guernsey, 213 Neal Road, North Pitcher, N.Y.
PHELPS — a daughter, Ivy Wynn, 8 lbs., Oct. 26, 2008, to Drew Phelps and Maggie Belknap, Prospect Street, Homer, N.Y.
SLADE — a son, Colson Charles Barber, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Nov. 7, 2008, to Marty and Danielle Barber Slade, 319 Champlin Road, Groton, N.Y.

COOTER — Myron M. Cooter, 85, of Spafford, N.Y., died Nov. 12, 2008, at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Owasco Reform Church. Friends may call on the family from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church prior to the service.
ROGERS — Erwin E. Rogers, 82, formerly of Stevens Road, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 13, 2008, in the Cortland Care Center. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment with military honors will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. In keeping with Erwin’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.  
STAATS — Mary H. Staats, of Tully, N.Y., died Nov. 12, 2008, at her home. A funeral service will be at 4 p.m. on Monday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St. (Route 80), Tully. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
YOCUM — Clyde N. Yocum, 68, of Williams St., Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 13, 2008, after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

JACKSON — George Alfred Jackson, 73, of 3 Douglas St., Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 12, 2008. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with services following. Interment will be at the Virgil Cemetery.

ALBRO — Tex O. Albro, 87, of McGraw, N.Y., and formerly of Marathon and Cincinnatus, died Nov. 11, 2008, at his home surrounded by his loving family. There will be a private family graveside service with the Rev. Archie Smith officiating. At Tex’s request, there are no calling hours.
CAIN — Mary S. Cain, 91, of Sherbrook Apartments, Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 10, 2008, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. R. Daniel DeLorme. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. 

ALBRO — Tex O. Albro, of McGraw, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2008, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw.
CAIN — Mary E. Cain, 91, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 10, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
HALL — Pauline M. Hall, 80, of 2537 State Route 29, Salisbury Center, N.Y., formerly of Cortland, died Nov. 11, 2008, at Little Falls Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Christian Assembly of God Church, 175 Port Watson St., Cortland. Interment will take place in McGraw Cemetery, McGraw.
LONGO — Alexandra Hope Longo, age 15 months, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will be in Cumberland, R.I. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
MERTZ — Mark “Marky” C. Mertz, 6, of 12 Colony Drive, Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2008. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, and a funeral service will be at 2 p.m. immediately afterward. Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
ROMEO — Douglas Allen Romeo, 48, of McClintock Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Nov. 5, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

ALDRICH — a daughter, Trinity Alisabeth, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Nov. 4, 2008, to Joshua and Marisa Dukes Aldrich, 1059 Bennie Road, Cortland, N.Y.
COOPER — a son, Landon Daniel, 8 lbs. 4 oz, Nov. 7, 2008, in Walnut Creek, Calif., to Matthew Cooper and Celina Simms 16057 Via Alamitos, San Lorenzo, Calif. The father is a former Cortland resident.
CRANDALL — a daughter, Cerynise Jaymes, 7 lbs. 9 oz., Oct. 29, 2008, to Christopher and Jaree Braman Crandall, 5118 Allen Hill Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
HARMAN — a son, Trenton Michael, 7 lbs. 14 oz., Sept. 13, 2008, to Lester and Heidi Harman, 1068 Lake Como Road, Cortland, N.Y.
MATHIS — a son, Brennen Michael Jr., 7 lbs. 11 oz., Nov. 4, 2008, to Brennen Mathis and Julie A. LaVancher, 1715 Babcock Hollow Road, Cortland, N.Y.
SHEARER — twin daughters, Anna Joan, 5 lbs. 13 oz., and Evelyn Sonja, 7 lbs. 2 oz., Oct. 27, 2008, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Daniel and Heidi Huber Shearer of Minneapolis, Minn.
WARD — a daughter, Aubrey Rayne, 7 lbs. 11 oz., Nov. 1, 2008, to Billy Ray Ward and Jennifer Lynn Brown, 256 Valley Manor Drive, Newfield, N.Y.

 

DEMPSEY — Marilyn J. Dempsey, 83, of Scott, N.Y., died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret’s RC Church, Homer.
GOSS — Arlene G. Goss, 75, of Smith Road, Groton, N.Y., died Thursday, November 6, 2008. At Arlene’s request, there were no services. Private burial was in West Groton Cemetery.
McILVENNA — James B. McIlvenna, 65, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sunday, November 9, 2008. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., served the family.
SHERWOOD — William G. Sherwood, 74, of Dryden, N.Y., died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home from noon to 12:45 p.m. prior to the service.

CRAFT — David D. Craft, 57, of James Street, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 7, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main St., Homer. Interment with military honors will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. In keeping with David’s wishes there will be no calling hours.
DOLOISIO — Nick Doloisio, 82, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 8, 2008, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Anthony’s Church. A prayer service will precede the Mass at 9:15 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
JONES— Arden (Arnie) W. Jones Jr., 60, of Lisle, N.Y., died Nov. 7, 2008. Funeral services, at Arnie’s request, will be private and held at the convenience of his family.
VALLETT — Jacqueline M. Vallett, 82, of 200 West South St., Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 4, 2008. At her request, there will be no service or calling hours.

 

 

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