Saturday, December 29, 2007
TOWERS — To Brandon Towers and Cassondra Vickery, 19 Lorriane Drive, Cortland, N.Y., a daughter, Brielle Rae, 6 lbs. 7 oz., Dec. 22, 2007.
WHITE — To Joshua and Eleanor Newkirk White, 6976 Creech Road, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Haedyn Michael, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Dec. 22, 2007.
ARMSTRONG — Roger J. Armstrong, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 26, 2007, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held later in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. There are no calling hours. Perkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.
CHURCH — Annie A. Church, 62, of Locke Road, Groton, N.Y., died Dec. 28, 2007, at her home after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.
LAIRD — Marjorie E. Laird, 72, of 685 Sheldon Road, Freeville, N.Y., died Dec. 27, 2007, at home after a battle with cancer. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Friday, December 28, 2007
PATON — Oretta Humes Taylor Paton, 88, of 23 Randolph Place, Northampton, Mass., died Dec. 25, 2007 after a battle against cancer. Burial will be private. A memorial celebration of her life is planned for January.
Thursday, December 27, 2007
GOOD — George L. Good, Ph.D., 67, died Dec. 24, 2007, at his home. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
MORGAN — John L. Morgan, 61, of James Street, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 24, 2007, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Graveside services with military honors will be announced in the spring.
PRINCE — Marian L. Prince, 84, formerly of Ithaca and Homer, N.Y., died Dec. 23, 2007, at the Cortland Care Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Burial, delayed until spring, will be in Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden.
RELYEA — Madison J. Relyea, 4 months old, of Marathon, N.Y., died Dec. 24, 2007, at University Hospital in Syracuse. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St., Tully. Spring interment will be in Cold Brook Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Wednesday, December 26, 2007
COX – To David and Danielle Steckel Cox, 408 Winston Court, Apt. 2, Ithaca, N.Y., a daughter, Delaney Madison, 9 lbs., Dec. 14, 2007.
JAYNE — To Michael Jayne and Beth Rusin, 18 James St., Dryden, N.Y., a daughter, Michelle Ann, 7 lbs., Dec. 6, 2007.
MURPHY — To Tom and Judie Knapp Murphy, Cortland, N.Y., a son, Thomas Daniel Frederick, 7 lbs. 4 oz., Dec. 17, 2007, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
GIBBONS — Patrick G. Gibbons, 50, died Dec. 21, 2007. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gainesville, Fla. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, with the Rosary being recited at 6 p.m., at Williams-Thomas Westarea, Gainesville, Fla.
TEETER — Joan M. Teeter, 72, of Mildred Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 24, 2007, at Cortland Regional Nursing Facility. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church of Cortland. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Monday, December 24, 2007
BANCROFT — Inez G. Bancroft, 103, formerly of Dixon Road, King Ferry, N.Y., died Dec. 22, 2007, at Auburn Nursing Home, Auburn. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, at the Shakelton Funeral Home. Service following at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Ridgeway Cemetery, Venice, in the spring.