Death and Birth Notices

Saturday, December 15, 2007

BURDICK — Karl C. Burdick, 62, of 6862 West Keeney Road, Cuyler, N.Y., died Dec. 12, 2007. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday at Farrell’s Funeral Service, Inc., 84 South St., Auburn, with a memorial service at 1 p.m. Tuesday and private interment at the convenience of the family.
FLINT — Lucille Barbara Flint, 80, of Willet, N.Y., died Dec. 13, 2007, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City. There will be no immediate services. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
LAWRENCE — Charles M. Lawrence, 81, of Mountainview Drive, Homer, died this morning at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.


Friday, December 14, 2007

McCARTY — Carol J. McCarty, 60, of 17 Valley ViewPark Groton, N.Y., died Dec. 12, 2007. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Shurtleff FuneralHome, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Friends may call at from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be in Birchadardville, Pa.


Thursday, December 13, 2007

SHORT — To Precious Short, 152-1 River Road, Marathon, N.Y., a son, Connar James Allen, 6 lbs., Dec. 2, 2007.

McCARTY — Carol J. McCarty, 60, of Valley View Drive, Groton, N.Y., died unexpectedly Dec. 12, 2007 at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, and will be announced by the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Groton.
WAAS — Mary Jo Waas (Connolly) died in Dec. 12, 2007 in Cortland, N.Y. Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo.
WELCH — Marshall E. Welch, 83, of 15 Cook Street, Freeville, N.Y., died Dec. 12, 2007, at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home. Burial will be delayed. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.


Wednesday, December 12, 2007

CURRIE — To Sean and Stephanie Compton Currie, 5082 Health Camp Road, Homer, N.Y., a daughter, Katelyn Elise, 7 lbs. 9 oz, Dec. 5, 2007.
McCORMICK — To Justin and Natalia Lynne ODell McCormick, 6 Grace St., Cortland, N.Y., a son, Callum James, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Dec. 7, 2007.

CANFIELD — Donald C. Canfield, age 62, of 66 NYS Route 38, Harford Mills, N.Y., died Dec, 10, 2007, at his home. At Don’s request services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
CONGDON — Beverly Carol Congdon, 69, formerly of Stanford Drive in Homer, N.Y., died Dec. 2, 2007, at her home in Fort Wayne, Ind. A memorial mass was held on Dec. 6, 2007, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Wayne, Ind.
ENGST — Chad Engst, 41, of Ellijay, Ga., formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, in Ellijay.
SHANNON — Veronica H. Shannon, 93, of 231 North Lowell Ave., Syracuse, N.Y., died Dec. 9, 2007.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church, Schuyler Street, Syracuse. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church.
RAINBOW — Margaret H. Rainbow, 88, of New Woodstock, N.Y., died Dec. 10, 2007. Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Federated Church of New Woodstock. Calling hours will be Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter.


Tuesday, December 11, 2007

MENSHOUSE To Aaron and Crystal Raymond Menshouse, 5737 Telephone Road, Cincinnatus, N.Y., a daughter, Madalynn Grace, 4 lbs. 12 oz., Dec. 4, 2007.
SWARTZ — To Cole D. and Amy Klim Swartz, 2631 Holler Road, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Cooper Dean, 7 lbs. 13 oz., Nov. 30, 2007.
THOMAS — To Bryan and Abby Thomas, a son, Drew Francis, 6 lbs. 8 oz., Nov. 27, 2007.

SAUERBIER — Anna Sauerbier, 91, formerly of Groton and Dryden, N.Y. died Dec. 9, 2007 at the home of her grandson in McGraw. At Anna’s request there will be no services. Burial will be private in Cobb Street Cemetery, West Groton. Those wishing to remember Anna are asked to consider a memorial to the Friends of Willowbrook Manor, Dryden, NY 13053.
VOSBURGH — Bernice Fletcher Vosburgh, 82, of 21 Helen Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 9, 2007, after a short illness. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow in the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Calling hours will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.


Monday, December 10, 2007

BURHANS — Douglas A. Burhans, 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 8, 2007, at University Hospital, Syracuse. Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service.
JAYNE — Jeffery Jayne, 52, of Burdock Road in the Town of Niles, N.Y. died Dec. 7, 2007. Funeral arrangements, with the Wade Funeral Home, Moravia, are incomplete.
MILETTA — Mary Miletta, 91, formerly of Excelsior Street in Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 8, 2007, surrounded by her family at Seneca View Nursing Home in Montour Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, with the Rev. Mark Kaminski, celebrant. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Family will be present to receive guests after the committal services at the cemetery, in St. Anthony’s Church basement. 
OPERA— Anna Opera, 82, formerly of Taylor Street in Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 8, 2007, at the Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 9:20 a.m. from the chapel of the Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with the Rev. Mark Kaminski, celebrant. Prayers of committal will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home chapel on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. 


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