Death and Birth Notices
November 27, 2010
BROWN — a son, Linkin Eli, 9 lbs. 2 oz., Nov. 8, 2010, to Lloyd and Darlene Bakker Brown, Homer, N.Y.
ODELL — a son, Grayson Jack, 10 lbs., 9 oz., May 28, 2010, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., to Kevin and Amy Hilsinger Odell, 8 Foxwood Drive, Baldwinsville, N.Y.
FRANCIS — George C. Francis, Sr., 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 24, 2010, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. At his request, there will be no services or calling hours.
LOSITO — Lucille M. Losito, 90, of Syracuse, N.Y., died Nov. 23, 2010, at Loretto Nursing Home.Services were Friday at New Comer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., N. Syracuse.Entombment took place at Woodlawn Mausoleum.
TODD — Herbert W. Todd, 89, of Cortland, N.Y. and formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 25, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Riccardi Funeral Home.
November 26, 2010
CREECH — William L. Creech, 66, of Staten Island, N.Y., and formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 23, 2010. A funeral will be held Sunday on Staten Island, N.Y., with full military burial Monday at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Long Island, N.Y.
MARTIN — Hope Martin, 95, of Cortland County, died at home in Eugene, Ore., on Nov. 14, 2010, due to age-related causes. A wake was held throughout the day. She was cremated the next day. There are no further funeral arrangements or calling hours.
November 24, 2010
ALLEN — Marion C. Allen, 88, of Cayuga St., Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 23, 2010, at the Cayuga Medical Center. A prayer service will be held at the convenience of the family and interment will be in the St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
BURCH — Royce I. Burch, of Poolville, died Nov. 13, 2010, after a short battle with cancer. There will be a memorial celebration of his life at the Poolville Community Center at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27.
EVANGELISTA — Mary C. Evangelista, 88, a resident of the Cortland-Homer area, died Nov. 23, 2010. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday in St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church in Homer. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Calling hours will be from from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland, NY 13045.
EPSTEIN — Stella M. Epstein, 90, of Cortland, N.Y. died Nov. 23 in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Interment will be in McGraw Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
FINLAY — Edward F. Finlay, of 3648 Owego St. Ext., Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 22, 2010, at University Hospital in Syracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday in St. Anthony’s Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The Finlay family will be present to receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
November 23, 2010
FRITTS — Howard A. Fritts, 78, of Lapeer, N.Y., died Nov. 22, 2010. A celebration of Howard’s life will be held at the home of Glenn and Nanna Fritts, 2711 Clarks Corners Road, Marathon, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
KELLOGG — Marion A. Kellogg, 84, formerly of 5231 Route 41, Homer, died Nov. 21, 2010, in the Cortland Care Center. Services will be at the convenience and privacy of the family. There will be no calling hours.
ANDERSON — Mrs. Mona Chadwick Milette Anderson, formerly of Pitcher, N.Y., died Nov. 6, 2010, at the Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday in Grace Christian Fellowship Church, Fisher Avenue, Cortland. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.
STANDISH — Barbara A. Standish, 77, of Willet, N.Y., died at her home Nov. 21, 2010. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, with the Reverend Russell Ward officiating. Burial will be in Willet Cemetery.The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
RYAN — Beverly C. Ryan, 75, of Warren Street, Homer, died Nov. 21, 2010, in Cortland Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 p.m. Friday until the time of the service.
November 22, 2010
CALDWELL — Lawrence M. Caldwell, 85, of Cortland, died Nov. 19, 2010, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. A celebration of Larry’s life and time of sharing will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 6 p.m. prior to the service.
CARR — Alton A. Carr, 54, of McGraw, died Nov. 20, 2010, unexpectedly at University Hospital.A celebration of life will he held at the family residence, 4676 Maybury Road, McGraw, Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m.
LETTS — Frances S. Letts, 82, of Homer, died Nov. 20, 2010, in Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. At Frances’ request there are no calling hours.
RYAN — Beverly C. Ryan, 75, of Warren Street, Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 21, 2010, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
SHEPARD — Ezra “Sonny” J. Shepard, 67, of Freetown, N.Y., died at his home Nov. 19, 2010, following an extended illness.The family will be present to receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus on from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, Wednesday.
STANDISH — Barbara A. Standish, of Willet, N.Y., died Nov. 21, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
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