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Death and Birth Notices

October 31, 2014

COOK — Betty L. Cook, 88, formerly of Cortland, New York, died Oct. 29, 2014, at a hospice home in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. There are no services planned. Interment will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery.
CURTIS — Joan M. Curtis, 73, of George Road, Freeville, New York, died Oct. 28, 2014, at Cayuga Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Church, George Road, Freeville. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.Calling hours from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.
HOLLENBECK — Robert N. Hollenbeck, 92, of Bedford Street, Homer, New York, died Oct. 29, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Interment, with military honors, in Glenwood Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends following the service in the basement of the church.
PARKIN — Clifford L. Parkin Sr., 96, of Homer, New York, died Oct. 30, 2014, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, with a service at 11 a.m., at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery.
SOVOCOOL — Shirley J. Sovocool, 78, of Moravia, New York, died Oct. 30, 2014, in Ithaca. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton.

October 30, 2014

October 29, 2014

BEATTIE — Carl W. Beattie, 83, of McGraw, New York, died Oct. 27, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw. Burial will be in East Homer Cemetery. A calling hour will be from 10 a.m. until the start of the service at the funeral home.
KING — Irene L. King, 74, formerly of Sterling, New York, died Oct. 13, 2014. Graveside services were held Oct. 25 at Springbrook Cemetery, Sterling.
LEVITSKIY — Mikhail Levitskiy 78, of Cortland, New York, died Oct. 27, 2014, at home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Ukrainian Pentecostal Church on McLean Road. Interment will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. A calling hour will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church. A traditional Ukrainian memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m.
MASTRUCCI — Lt. Col. Joseph P. Mastrucci, 101, died Oct. 22, 2014. Funeral services will be held at noon Monday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1283 Odenton Road, Odenton, Maryland. There will be a Mass of Christian burial. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, Maryland.

October 28, 2014

BALE — E. Marie Bale, 100, of Burdett, New York, died Oct. 24, 2014, at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls. A memorial service celebrating Marie’s life will be held at a later date.
MANCA — Lawrence D. “Larry” Manca, 89, died Oct. 23, 2014, at home. Visitation was held Monday at the Eannace Funeral Home in Utica. The funeral service was to be held today at St. Peter’s Church in North Utica with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

October 27, 2014

BROOKS — Elizabeth “Betty” (Boyce) Brooks, 90, of Pickerington, Ohio, and formerly of Cortland, died Oct. 19, 2014. Services will be 11 a.m. Nov. 7 at the Gibson Chapel, Cortland Rural Cemetery, with burial to follow. A complete obituary will appear Nov. 3. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home of Cortland is serving the family.
TURSHMAN — Lura M. Turshman, of German, died Oct. 26, 2014, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.