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Deaths and births for the week of Oct. 31, 2016

November 5, 2016

Deaths

McGUIRE — Pamela J. McGuire, 58, died Oct. 29, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the services.

MOORE — Robert E. “Bob” Moore, 86, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 3, 2016. A calling hour will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

Births

CHAMBERLAIN — a daughter, Angel Destiny, 7 lbs. 14 oz., Oct. 10, 2016, to George Chamberlain Jr. and Julie Marade LaVancher, 1345 Babcock Hollow Road, Marathon, N.Y.

DAVISON — a son, Leo Stephen, 6 lbs. 15 oz., Oct. 10, 2016, to Adam and Betsy Meldrim Davison.

HANDSOM — a daughter, Ava Lorene, 6 lbs. 5 oz., Oct. 13, 2016, to Donald and Karyn Centro Handsom, 721 Hawley Place, Harford, N.Y.

HOWARD-McNABB — a daughter, Arianna Rose, 7 lbs. 10 oz, Sept. 18, 2016, to Terry Howard Jr. and Haleighmae McNabb, Dryden, N.Y.

MROZOWSKI — a son, Camden Phillip, 8 lbs. 13 oz., Oct. 24, 2016, to Matthew and Jennifer Caldwell Mrozowski, 5429 Brake Hill Road, Homer, N.Y.

WACHT — a son, Landon Cordell, 8 lbs. 1 oz., Oct. 10, 2016, to David and Caren Mitchell Wacht, 71 State Route 38, Harford Mills, N.Y.

November 4, 2016

Deaths

BEATTIE — Leon P. Beattie, 74, of E. Freetown, N.Y., died Nov. 2, 2016. A memorial service will be held at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw, at 2 p.m. Tuesday immediately followed by a celebration of Leon’s life to be held at the Solon Sportsman’s Club. There will be no prior calling hours.

DITTBERNER — Margaret “Peggy” M. Dittberner, 93, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 24, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Christ Community Church, 292 Tompkins St., Cortland. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. A reception will be held immediately following the service. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has care of
arrangements.

ROOD — Marjorie L. (Murray) Rood, 92, of Truxton, N.Y., died Nov. 2, 2016. In keeping with the wishes of the family, services will be private. Burial will be in McDonough Cemetery.

November 3, 2016

Deaths

BAILER — Jaimie A. Bailer, 21, of Liverpool, N.Y., died Oct. 31, 2016. Calling hours will held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Maurer Funeral Home Inc., 300 Second St., Liverpool. Funeral services will be held graveside at 10 a.m. Saturday in Shepard Settlement Cemetery, Stump Road, Skaneateles, NY 13152.

GRATION — Selby Upton Gration, 86, of Fearrington Village, N.C., died Nov. 1, 2016. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 11, 2016, at The Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, N.C.

JOHNSON — Donald Leo Johnson, 94, of 3965 Conable Ave., Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 2, 2016. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A memorial service celebrating Don’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Saint Mary’s Church.

SMITH — Donald L. Smith Sr. died in Fayetteville, Tenn., on Oct. 28, 2016 at the age of 71.

STEWART — Janis E Stewart 65, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2016. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

WALRAD — Carl E. Walrad 76, of Cortland, N.Y., died Nov. 1, 2016. Calling hours will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. following the calling hour at Wright-Beard. Burial will follow in Groton Rural Cemetery.

November 2, 2016

Deaths

LEONARD — Marlene O. Leonard, 82, of Moravia, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2016. There will be no visitation hours or service. She will be buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Homer, where her family will have a private graveside interment. 

November 1, 2016

Deaths

ENGRAM — Johnny F. Engram Jr., 60, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2016. Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3725 Fairview Dr. Cortland. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

HELMS — J. Michael Helms, 73, of Penfield, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2016. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jennings, Nulton & Mattle Funeral Home, 1704 Penfield Road, Penfield. Mike’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Church, 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield. Interment will be private.

MCGUIRE ­— Pamela J. McGuire, 58 of McLean, N.Y., died Oct. 29, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.

MOREHOUSE — Rosa J. Morehouse, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 29, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church with the Rev. Joseph Zareski serving as celebrant. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

REYNOLDS — Yvonne A. Mattoon Reynolds, 84, of Daytona Beach, Fla., died Oct. 24, 2016. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Groton Rural Cemetery.

TONG — Dale Lee Tong, 70 of Whitney Point, N.Y., died Oct. 26, 2016. The family will receive friends at Sunset Memorial Services from 10 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 11 a.m.

ZIRBEL — Gloria J. Zirbel, 89, of Decamp Road, North Lansing, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2016. In keeping with her request, there are no formal funeral services. Private interment will take place in Cary Cemetery, Oakfield.

October 31, 2016

Deaths

DITTERNER — Margaret “Peggy” M. Ditterner, 93, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 24, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Christ Community Church, 292 Tompkins St., Cortland. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. A reception will be held immediately following the service. Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton, has care of arrangements.

ZIRBEL — Gloria J. Zirbel, 89, of Decamp Road, Locke, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.

MOREHOUSE — Rosa J. Morehouse, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 29, 2016. Arrangements by Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, will be announced when complete.

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