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Death and Birth Notices

LaCLAIR — a daugher, Elizabeth Irene, 7 lbs. 9 oz., Dec. 16, 2013, to Keith Erwin LaClair and Corina Lee Burk, Marathon, N.Y.
NORDIN — a son, Eli Thomas, 8 lbs. 8 oz., Dec. 14, 2013, to Kassie Nordin, 3 Mildred Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
SCHLOUPT — a son, Noah Patrick, 7 lbs. 14 oz., April 13, 2013, in Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, N.Y., to Corey and Jamie Schloupt, 767 Clark St. Ext., Apt. 3, Groton, N.Y.
THORNTON — a son, Tydyn Nash, 5 lbs. 13 oz., Dec. 11, 2013, to Chad Thornton and Rachael Stout, 35 Prospect St., Homer, N.Y.
WAKULA — a son, Andrew Thomas, 9 lbs. 1 oz., Dec. 2, 2013, to Gregory and Jennifer Miller Wakula, Homer, N.Y.
WETHJE — a daughter, Teagan Elle, 6 lbs. 10 oz., Nov. 26. 2013, to Matthew and Lindsey Berry Wethje, 12 1/2 Warren St., Homer, N.Y.

CLAY — David A. “Fats” Clay Sr., 60 of Troy, N.Y., died Dec. 20, 2013, at the Albany VA Hospital. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home.
GILLESPIE — Mary Teresa Gillespie, 82, of McGraw, N.Y., died Dec. 18, 2013, at home. Friends may call at noon on Thursday with services directly following at 1 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home.

DWYER — Leo J. Dwyer, “Joe,” 83, of Truxton, N.Y., died Dec. 18, 2013, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal with full military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Cortland. Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.
SKINNER — Eleanor Grace Ramsay Skinner died Dec. 18, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. There are no calling hours and services are private.

NIEDERHOFER — Carlton J. “Dutch” Niederhofer, 87, of Stanford Drive, Homer, N.Y. died Dec. 17, 2013, in the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.

CRANDALL — Cody L. Crandall, 11 months, died Dec. 11, 2013, in Auburn. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
ZIPP — Arden Peter Zipp, 75, of Tully, N.Y., died Dec. 17, 2013, at home. Friends may call at Wright Beard Funeral Home in Cortland from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. A memorial service is planned for early February at the Interfaith Chapel at SUNY Cortland. In addition, a celebration of Arden’s life will be held at his home in early spring.

JENSEN — Lee Allen Jensen, 70, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 14, 2013, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held in the spring at The Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden.
OTT — Beverly Twomey Ott, 83, formerly of Cortland, N.Y. and Ledyard, Conn., died Dec. 12, 2013, in Port Huron, Mich. Services and interment will be in Mystic, Conn. on Wednesday.
VALERIO — Nancy Lea Valerio, 75, died Dec. 15, 2013. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Lucas Funeral Home, Hurst, Texas, with interment to follow at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville, Texas.

BISHOP — Ralph Bishop, 65, of Tully, N.Y., died Dec. 13, 2013, at Upstate Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior.
CURRY — Patrick H. Curry Sr., 84, of Donald Dr., Moravia, N.Y., died Dec. 13, 2013, in the Groton Community Heath Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Route 38, Groton. Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Groton, in the spring. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia.

 

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