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Death and Birth Notices

RACE — R. Andrew Race, 37, died Nov. 10, 2009, while vacationing in Vietnam. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Riccardi Funeral Home.

PORTER — Mary R. Porter, 94, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 17, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
WAITE — Betty Jean Waite, 49, of Athens, Pa., formerly of Slaterville Springs, N.Y., died Nov. 17, 2009, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa. A private service for family and friends will be held at the convenience of the family.

CLARK — Myrtle Clark, 76, of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2009. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the United Community Church of McLean. Burial will be in Groton Cemetery.
COTTERILL — Lloyd R. Cotterill, 84, of 744 Creamery Road, Richford, N.Y., died Nov. 17, 2009, at the Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Members of Dryden Lodge No. 472 will conduct Masonic Services at the funeral home at 7:45 p.m. Friday.
CUTLER — Jean L. Cutler, 83, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2009, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with the Rev. Jack Ford officiating. Interment will follow in Virgil Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
DEIBLER — Gordon W. Deibler Jr., 76, a resident of Etna/Freeville, N.Y., died Nov. 7, 2009. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dryden Baptist Church, 138 Virgil Road, Dryden.

EDWARDS — a son, Aiedan Arthur, 6 lbs. 12 oz., Oct. 5, 2009, to Vince and Diana Crandal Edwards, 1307 Morey Hill Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y.
HEMINGWAY — a daughter, Jayden Jacqueline, 6 lbs. 2 oz., Oct. 30, 2009, to Jeffrey J. Hemingway and Laurieann Thomas Nielson, 3582 Preston Road, East Freetown, N.Y.
McDERMOTT — a son, Wyett Lee, 7 lbs. 12 oz., Oct. 17, 2009, to Joseph McDermott and Nicole Chaffee, 118 E. South St., Groton, N.Y.
THOMPSON — a daughter, Isla Evelyn 8 lbs. 5 oz., Sept. 16, 2009, in Marietta, Ga., to Michael and Lisa Beth Stevens Thompson, 3610 Pack Horse Run, Marietta, Ga.
WARD — a daughter, Rylee Grace, 6 lbs. 2 oz., Nov. 7, 2009, to Brett Ward and Rachel Harriger, 139 N. Main St., Homer, N.Y.
WARNER — a son, Landen James, 8 lbs. 8 oz., Nov. 6, 2009, to James Warner and Stephanie Sabin, 5065 State Route 13, Apt. 3, DeRuyter, N.Y.
WHIDDEN — a son, Ryan James, 6 lbs. 11 oz., Oct. 14, 2009, in Gainesville, Fla., to Nathan and Melissa Deering Whidden, 2944 NW 6th St., Gainesville.
Adoption
HASKINS — a son, Brenden Tyler, age 9 years, and a daughter, Sienna Marie, age 6 years, by adoption, Aug. 28, 2009, to Mark and Jennifer Gates Haskins, Cortland, N.Y.

BUTTINO — Sister Mary James Vincent Buttino, 91, died Nov. 3, 2009. The Rite of Christian Burial for Sister James Vincent took place at Stella Maris Parish Church at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Interment followed in the Franciscan Sisters’ cemetery at Alvernia, 16 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5, Jamaica, WI.
CLARK — Myrtle M. Clark, 76, of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 11, 2009. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McLean Community Church. Burial will follow in the Groton Cemetery.
CRUSE — Brian E. Cruse, 24, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2009. Friends may call from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday with a memorial service to follow 6 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
PECK — Lace Peck, 18, of Laramie, Wyo., died Nov. 13, 2009, in Laramie. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland.
TAYLOR — Richard “Dick” Taylor, 75, of Route 41, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2009, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A time of sharing and reflection will begin at 6 p.m. Anyone may share a story or memory about Dick.

FINK — Elizabeth A. “Betty” Fink, 62, of Route 13, Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2009. Funeral services will be noon Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday prior to services.
KING — Allen “Al” King, 85, Cortland, N.Y., area resident died Nov. 13, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with burial to follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
NORWOOD — Sharon Ward Norwood, born June 15, 1943, in Montclair, N.J., died Nov. 14, 2009, at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, after battling a long illness. A service will be held 5 p.m. Wednesday at Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, 1650 New Road, Northfield. Friends may call following the service until 8 p.m. Interment will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.
TAYLOR — Richard Taylor, 75, died Nov. 14, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

 

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