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Death and Birth Notices

AROY — a daughter, Alana Sage, 7 lbs. 3 oz., Nov. 18, 2011, in Boston, Mass., to Jeff and Teal Petaja Aroy, Boston.
BOSKET — a son, Jacob Lee, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Nov. 7, 2011, to Bobby and Shanna Froelich Bosket, 806 Merrill Creek Road, Marathon, N.Y.
EDGECOMB — a son, Jason Allen, 7 lbs. 15 oz., Nov. 30, 2011, in Huntsville, Ala., to Jim and Allison Hatch Edgecomb, Madison, Ala. The parents are former Cortland residents.
QUINLAN — a daughter, Micah Leigh, 7 lbs. 12 oz., Nov. 8, 2011, to Michael and Emily Dovi Quinlan, 44 W. Main St., Cortland, N.Y.
RIZZO - a son, Ethan Angus, 9 lbs., 5 oz., Nov. 9, 2011, to Brian Rizzo and Leigh MacDonald-Rizzo, 4 Maple Ave., Homer, N.Y.
STEVENS — a son, Bryce William, 9 lbs. 1 oz., Nov. 23, 2011, to Kevin and Alyson Heslop Stevens, 548 Ellis Hollow Creek Road, Ithaca, N.Y.

WILLIAMS — Richard E. “Dick” Williams, 84, formerly of 188 North West Road, Homer, N.Y., died Dec. 2, 2011, at the Groton Nursing Facility. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friendsmay call from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday and noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

DELOFF —Carol Agnes Deloff, 60, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 29, 2011. A commemorative open house will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the County Office Building in the dining room. All are welcome to attend.
ZACHARY — Lillian Zachary, 80, of Cortlandville, N.Y., died Nov. 22, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Services were private.

BELL — Delbert R. Bell, 64, of McGraw, N.Y., died Nov. 29, 2011, at Upstate Medical University Hospital. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends and family may celebrate Delbert’s life immediately following the service at the St. Charles Hotel, 83 Central Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
CLARK — Frank Terrance Clark of Farmingdale, N.Y., formerly of Cortland, died Nov. 27, 2011. Services will be at God’s Lighthouse of Prayer, 98 Port Watson St., Cortland, at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
SHARPE — Charlotte A. Sharpe, 71, of Truxton, N.Y., died Nov. 30, 2011, at home. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Truxton United Methodist Church. Friends may call from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at the church.

TILLOTSON — Gerald Asahel Tillotson, 90, of Lisle, N.Y., died Nov. 28, 2011, at his home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, noon at Center Lisle Congregational Church, Route 79, Center Lisle. Burial Services will be held at Center Lisle Cemetery following the funeral. Friends may call at the Nichols Funeral Home, 119th St. Whitney Point, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. A luncheon will be served at Wingmasters, Hunts Corners/Lisle Road, Hunts Corners.

COOK — Andrew W. Cook, 50, of Lafayette, N.Y., died Nov. 27, 2011. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Tully United Community Church, 5872 Meetinghouse Road, Tully. Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Lafayette. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully.
COOK — Bradley Allen Cook, 72, of Lansing, N.Y., died Nov. 16, 2011. A memorial service will be held at the Asbury Assembly of God Church, Dryden at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
HAKES — Rebecca Louise Hakes, 68, died Nov. 20, 2011 in Ithaca, N.Y. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Christian Assembly of God Church, 175 Port Watson St., Cortland. Visitation will begin at noon before the service.
PADDOCK — Joseph L. Paddock, 85, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 6, 2011, in Gold River, Calif.
PATTERSON — Donald Patterson, 75, of Marathon, N.Y., died Nov. 22, 2011, at home with family by his side. Services were private at the convenience of the family.
POWIERSKI — Josephine Powierski, 80, of Marathon, N.Y., died Nov. 23, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday from Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119th St., Whitney Point. Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until service time at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

BREED — Stanley A. Breed Jr., 39, of Homer, N.Y., died Nov. 26, 2011. In keeping with his requests there will be no calling hours or funeral services. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
GREENE — Lawrence D. Greene, 78, of Groton, N.Y., died Nov. 25, 2011, at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be private. Interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
LELLA — Mrs. Lucy M. Lella, 97, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 24, 2011, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Anthony’s Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
LYON — Audrey Jean Lyon, 81, died Nov. 26, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center Nursing Facility. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with a funeral to begin 10:30 a.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Truxton Cemetery.

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