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Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, November 17, 2007

CARLSON — Patricia Brown Carlson, 83, died Nov. 11, 2007, at Cortland Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness. Burial was in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
EATON — Barbara M. Eaton, 82, of Cuyler, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2007, at her home. Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
HUFFMAN — Ricky Allen Huffman, 33, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2007, in Summer Hill. Funeral services will be held noon Tuesday at the Church of Latter Day Saints on Fairview Drive, Cortland. Burial will follow in West Homer Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
PRIEST — Dezla V. Priest, 77, of Lash Road, Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 13, 2007, at home. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Virgil Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home 11:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. Monday.

 

Friday, November 16, 2007

FAIR — George C. Fair, 79, of Ft. Meade, Fla., and formerly of Cortland and Virgil, died Nov. 12, 2007 from an aneurysm. Calling hours were 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the McLean Funeral Home, Ft. Meade. Service is 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
INGALLS — Norman Ross Ingalls, 73, of Pulaski, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2007 at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, from cancer. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
LINDOW — Claude C. Lindow, 86, of 178 Tompkins St., Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 13, 2007, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. There are no calling hours or services scheduled. Arrangements are by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland.
TRAVIS — Muriel M. Travis, 85, of John Street, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 15, 2007, at her home. Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home with Monsignor Michael Minehan officiating. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Homer. A calling hour will be held 9 to 10 a.m. Monday prior.

 

Thursday, November 15, 2007

AUSTEN-HINES — Keri Austen and Chadd Hines, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Aubree Grace, 8 lbs. 5 oz., Nov. 5, 2007.
SCHUHLE — To Aaron J.C. and Betsey Morgan Schuhle, Schenectady, N.Y., a daughter, Hayden Margaret, 7 lbs. 9 oz., May 15, 2007, in Schenectady. The mother is a former Homer resident. The father is a former McGraw resident.

McELWAIN — Judith K. (Williams) McElwain, 53, of Newark Valley, N.Y., died Nov. 13, 2007. Her family will receive friends at First Baptist Church, Whig Street, Newark Valley, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service and celebration of her life will be held at the church on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Hope Cemetery.
SMITH — Paul E. Smith Jr., 53, of Cortland died Nov.13, 2007. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Homer 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

 

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

DeOrsey — Normand Victor DeOrsey, 78, of McGraw, N.Y., died Nov. 12, 2007. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
Halstead — Jennie Ellen Ackley Halstead, 69, of 108 N. Main St., Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 9, 2007. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Grace Christian Fellowship Church, 1250 Fisher Ave., Cortland, with Pastor Chuck Freeman officiating.
PECKHAM— Cookie Diescher Peckham, 58, of Maumelle, Ark., died Nov. 2, 2007. A celebration of her life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Memorial Baptist Church on Tompkins Street with the Rev. Dave Daniels officiating.
HOLMES — Allan D. Holmes, 74, Monday, died Nov. 5, 2007.

 

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

PAYNE — Minister Willie Gene Payne, 70, of Conifer Circle, Ithaca, N.Y., died Nov. 9, 2007, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the Bethlehem Church of Jesus Christ on 118 Cecil A. Malone Drive, with Bishop Darrell Barrett officiating. Calling hours will be 2-9 p.m. with a Home Going service at 6 p.m. at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in Frear Memorial Park. Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, has care of arrangements.
ALLEN — Francis G. Allen Sr., 66, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2007, at home surrounded by his family. Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home with the Reverend Archie Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Taylor Cemetery. Friends are invited to call one hour prior to the service.
EDWARDS — Althea E. Edwards, 87, of Cobb St., Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 9, 2007, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Services will be held at noon Saturday, at the Zirbel Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon prior to the services. Interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery.
McCALL — Gerald L. McCall, 74, of Truxton, N.Y., passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at his home after a nine-year battle with cancer. Private graveside services were held in Truxton Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

 

Monday, November 12, 2007

CLARK — Georgia M. (Warner) Clark, 84, of DeRuyter, N.Y., passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2007. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter.
EDWARDS — Althea E. Edwards, 70, of Cobb St., Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 9, 2007, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Services will be noon Saturday from the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon.
HALSTEAD — Jennie Ellen Ackley Halstead, 69, of 108 N. Main St., Homer, N.Y., died on Nov. 9, 2007, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

 

 

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