Death and Birth Notices

COHEN — Martha Walsh Cohen, 61, died Nov. 26, 2013, in Ithaca, N.Y. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. on Dec. 8 at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear at a later date
DAVIS — Carlton “Carl” Davis Sr., 75, of Scott, N.Y., died Nov. 28, 2013, at his home. Services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Interment will be in the spring at Scott Union Cemetery. Friends may call 2 to 3:45 p.m. prior to the service.
ROOD — Ashvil C. Rood, 37, of Pitcher, N.Y., died Nov. 28, 2013. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of South Otselic. Burial will be in North Pitcher Cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

BAILER — Edna Wheeler Bailer, 94, died Nov. 27, 2013, at her home in Amber, N.Y. A service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Amber Congregational Church. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.

St. JOHN — Harold C. St. John, 75, of Moravia, N.Y., died Nov. 25, 2013, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. A graveside service will be held in Evergreen Cemetery, Scipioville, in the spring, at a time to be announced.

BABEL — Richard B. Babel, 81, of New Woodstock, N.Y., died Nov. 24, 2013. A celebration of his life with reception to follow will be at noon Wednesday at the New Woodstock Fire House.
LANDON — Jim A. Landon, 66, of Freeville, N.Y., died Nov. 23, 2013. A celebration of his life will be 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 8 at the McLean Fire Hall.
VAN AUKEN — Robert T. Van Auken, 88, of 6640 Stevens Road, Scott, N.Y., died Nov. 24, 2013. Services will be at the convenience of the family.

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