Death and Birth Notices


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.

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.

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.


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