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Death and Birth Notices

GRIFFIN — Susan McDermott Griffin, 56, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 16, 2011. At Susan’s request there are no calling hours. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Monday in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

MARSHALL — Jeanette Marshall, 49, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 14, 2011. Services will be private.
PATRIARCO — Maria Vita Patriarco, 79, of North Syracuse, N.Y., and formerly of Cortland, died Dec. 13, 2011. Services will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday at Fergerson Funeral Home, 215 S. Main St., North Syracuse, and at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, North Syracuse, with burial and graveside services following at 1:30 p.m. in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

GRAHAM — Dorothy Graham of 1076 Old Stage Road, Cortland, N.Y., previously of Lansing, died Dec. 13, 2011 at Cortland Regional Medical Center.
TOTMAN — David Totman, 58, of Ithaca, N.Y., died Dec. 8, 2011. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 28 at Harmony Methodist Church, Harford. Perkins Funeral Home, Dryden, is assisting with arrangements.

RATHBUN — Martha (Eva Mae Huff) Rathbun died Dec. 3, 2011. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel, Fort Smith, Ark.
SURETTE — Gerald (Jerry) Maynard Surette, 75, died Dec. 2, 2011. A memorial service will be held at the Interfaith Center on Prospect Terrace in Cortland at noon Saturday. A reception will follow at the SUNY Cortland Alumni House on Tompkins Street.
YOUNG — John F. Young, Sr., 82, of Willet, N.Y., died Dec. 11, 2011. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in Willet Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

MORREALE — a daughter, Emily Christine, 7 lbs. 13 oz., Dec. 4, 2011, to Joseph and Betsy Howe Morreale, Fairfield, Conn. Mrs. Morreale is a former Virgil resident.

 

ALDRICH — Edward Richard Aldrich, 57, died Dec. 10, 2011.Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Cortland. Friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.There will be no graveside service.
ALLEN — John D. Allen, 68, a lifelong resident of the Cortland-Dryden area, died Dec. 10, 2011.A celebration of his life will be held at the V.F.W. Post 2354, 76 Main St., Cortland, at 2 p.m. Saturday. There are no calling hours or services scheduled. Burial will be private and at the convenience of family in Virgil Rural Cemetery.
DuBOIS — Ward C. DuBois, 89, of Homer, N.Y., died Dec. 10, 2011. Services will be Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, NY, 13045. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5:45 p.m. with an Elks Memorial Service to begin at 6 p.m., followed by a service, concluding with military honors.
STURDEVANT — Kelly Ketchum Sturdevant, 53, died Dec. 11, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119th St., Whitney Point. The family will receive friends at Nichols Funeral Home from 1 p.m until service time at 2 p.m. Thursday.
WIDRICK — Josephine T. Widrick, 80, of South Otselic, N.Y., died Dec. 10, 2011, at the Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich. Funeral services will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 10 a.m. Jan. 11. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery in the spring. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 10.

EDWARDS — Arthur T. Edwards, “Tom,” 71, of Owego Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 10, 2011, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in First United Methodist Church, Route 222, Cortland. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland, at a later date.
PARTIS — Andrew David Partis, 41, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 9, 2011, at Upstate University Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Grace Episcopal and Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Court Street, Cortland. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
SIMPSON — Nina Simpson, 75, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 9, 2011, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Calling hours will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. Burial will be in the spring in South New Berlin.
WIDRICK — Josephine T. Widrick, 80, of South Otselic, N.Y., died Dec. 10, 2011, at Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.
YOUNG — John F. Young, Sr., 82, of Willet, N.Y., died Dec. 11, 2011, in the Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

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