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Death and Birth Notices

DICKINSON — Muncey William “Bill” Dickinson, 94, of 12 Copeland Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 21, 2012, in Cortland. Funeral service and interment in the Cortland Rural Cemetery will be private and held at a later date. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
SIMMONS — Harry J. Simmons, Sr., 69, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Nov. 22, 2012, at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

 

BATSFORD — Pauline Parker Batsford, 74, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 21, 2012, at her home. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the McGraw Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Willet Cemetery. Friends may call 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
KOTAS — Jason Arlo Kotas died Nov. 21, 2012. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
MORSE — Russell E. Morse, 85, of Preble, N.Y., died Nov. 20, 2012. Friends may call 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281,Tully.
SHARPE — Hubert L. Sharpe, 85, of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 20, 2012, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony’s Church, 312 Locke Road, Groton. Interment will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
SIMMONS — Harry J. Simmons Sr., 69, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Nov. 22, 2012, at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
STOKER — Max A. Stoker, 85, of Rob San Drive, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 20, 2012. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Scott United Methodist Church, 6816 State Route 41. Interment will follow in Scott Union Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.

LANSDOWNE — Scott L. Lansdowne, 58, of Moravia, N.Y., died Nov. 19, 2012. There are no services. Burial will be private and at the convenience of family. Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
NOBLE — Penny L. Noble, 54, of Ocean, N.J., and formerly of McGraw, N.Y., died Nov. 15, 2012, at her home. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday in McGraw Cemetery.
STOKER — Max A. Stoker, 85, of Rob San Drive, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 20, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.

BENNETT — a daughter, Maci LeeAnn, 7 lbs. 11 oz., Nov. 7, 2012, to Matthew Bennett and Brooklin McKane, 2885 Clarks Corners Road, Marathon, N.Y. 13803.
FITTS — Eliana Grace, 8 lbs., Nov. 9, 2012, to Jeffrey Michael and Vanessa Andersen Fitts, 9 Banks, St., Cortland, N.Y.
JONES — a daughter, Brooklynn Lucille Michelle Rose, 6 lbs. 10 oz., Nov. 9, 2012., to Lawrence Jones and Pamela Weeks, 30 1/2 South Ave., Apt. 2, Cortland, N.Y.
MURRAY — a daughter, Hayleigh Nichole, 8 lbs. 7 oz., Oct. 22, 2012, to Joshua Murray and Alison Marie Thomas, 710 State Route 23, Cincinnatus, N.Y.

HOUGHTALEN — David M. Houghtalen, 65, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 15, 2012. A service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
KESEL-MIKITIUK — Leatha C. Kesel-Mikitiuk, 52, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 17, 2012, at the Cayuga Medical Center. A service will be at 6 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call 4 to 5:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
PAQUIN — Albert F. Paquin, 85, of Owego Hill Road, Virgil, N.Y., died Nov. 17, 2012, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. A service will be held at noon on Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Interment will follow in the Virgil Cemetery. Friends may call 11 to 11:45 a.m. Friday prior to the service.
PRICE — Stephanie H. Price, 39, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 17, 2012. A service will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call 4 to 5:45 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
SONNACCHIO — Gennaro Sonnacchio, 72, Hastings, N.Y., died Nov. 18, 2012, at his home. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Watson Funeral Home, 631 S. Main St., Central Square. Friends may call 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Union Settlement Cemetery, West Monroe, following the services.

BAILEY — Ruth Bailey, 79, of Creamery Hills, Richford, N.Y., and formerly of Freeville, died Nov. 18, 2012, at Beechtree Care Center.
DOWNS — Dorothy E. Downs, 78, of Texas, formerly of Broome and Cortland counties, N.Y., died Nov. 14, 2012. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119th St., Whitney Point. Burial will be in Nanticoke Cemetery. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Nichols Funeral Home.
FULLER — Irene M. Fuller, 83 of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 17, 2012. Friends may call 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright Beard Funeral Home with services following. Interment will be at Cortland Rural Cemetery.
RAINBOW — Thelma A. Rainbow, 90, of DeRuyter, N.Y., formerly of Fabius, died Nov. 16, 2012, at the Cortland Park Center. A service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Fabius Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
ROBINSON — Simon Patrick Robinson, 55, of McGraw, N.Y., died. A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Ridge Road, McGraw. Friends may call following the the service at church.
SMITH — Doris M. Smith, 85, died Nov. 16, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will announced by the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

 

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