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Death and Birth Notices

PETTY-SHEPARD — twin sons, Dylan Clark, 6 lbs. 6 oz., and Trevor James, 6 lbs. 2 oz., dec. 1, 2008, to Joseph Shepard and Tanya Petty, 16 Lake St., Dryden, N.Y.

SCHAFER -— Bruce E. Schafer, 63, of Tully, N.Y., died Dec. 11, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.There are no services or calling hours. Arrangements are by Hartwell Funeral Home, Tully.
WELCH — William Keith Welch, 57, died Dec. 10, 2008, at the Gardens of Paulding, Paulding, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. today at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, Ohio, with calling one hour prior to services. There will be a memorial service at Perkins Funeral Home in Dryden with burial in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, at a later date.

GOEHNER — Cecil I. Goehner, 84, of 133 Lake Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Dec. 10, 2008, at the Cayuga Medical Center. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Services and burial will be held at a later time.
NOTTINGHAM — Edith Ann Nottingham, 66, of Harrington Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 7, 2008. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the United Presbyterian Churh, 25 Church St., Cortland.

COOPER — Frank J. Cooper, 60, of 528 Pleasant Valley Road, Groton, N.Y., died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008. Frank’s family will be present to receive their friends and family members from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at the Groton Assembly of God Church, 701 South Main Street, Groton.
EVANS — Frances A. Evans, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008. A prayer service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church, 50 Pomeroy St., Cortland, at 11:30 a.m. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
GILBERT — Leslie Wheeler Gilbert, 79, of Union Valley, N.Y., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus Burial will be in Union Valley Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday.
MULEUCIS — Gene L. Muleucis, 86, of Marathon, N.Y., died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008. Services were held at the Masonic Lodge followed by a celebration of life.
STEFANO — John E. Stefano, 71, of Longmont, Colo., died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. Services will be private.

COOMBS — Philip R. Coombs, 66, died Dec. 7, 2008, in his home in Waterport, N.Y., after a courageous battle with cancer. There will be a June 2009 graveside burial at the McGraw Cemetery.
GILBERT — Leslie W. Gilbert, 79, of Union Valley, N.Y., died Dec. 9, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
WATTLES — Elsie Aldrich Wattles, 102, died Dec. 8, 2008, at the DeMond Manor, Moravia, N.Y. A celebration of Elsie’s life will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Interment will be in Genoa Rural Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.

BOVAY — Dale S. Bovay, 45, of 8 Third Street, Dryden, N.Y., died Dec. 6, 2008, at home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 55 West Main St., Dryden.
LOOMIS — Charles M. Loomis, 73, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Dec. 7, 2008, while surrounded by his family, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Friends may call at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday evening. A memorial service will be held at a later date. 
MULEUCIS — Gene L. Muleucis, 86, of Marathon, N.Y., died Dec. 8, 2008. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter.
NOTTINGHAM — Edith Ann Nottingham, 66, of Harrington Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 7, 2008. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the United Presbyterian Church in Cortland. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. prior. Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, is in charge of arrangements.

LEHMAN — Elmer Lehman, 69, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 6, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
LOOMIS — Charles Loomis of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Dec. 7, 2008, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
PIKE— Paul Pike, 61, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 3, 2008, at his residence. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 3 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service.
ROMEO — Mary Josephine Romeo, 78, of 316 McClintock Road, Dryden, N.Y., died Dec. 5, 2008, at Northwoods of Cortland. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. There are no calling hours.

 

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