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Deaths and births for the week of April 17, 2017

April 22, 2017

Deaths

CANNETTI — Elizabeth Cannetti, 87, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 21, 2017. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. A Catholic prayer service will immediately follow at 1 p.m.

EATON — Dorothy “Dotty” M. Eaton, 86, of Allentown, Pa., died April 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.

GIBBONS — Hazel H. Gibbons, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 21, 2017. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, 69 N. Main St., Cortland.

LAGSTROM — Lars Peter Lagstrom, 87, of Canastota, N.Y., died April 12, 2017. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. May 4 at Onondaga Valley Cemetery, Valley Drive, Syracuse.

Births

EATON: A boy, Colin Robert Eaton, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, born April 8 to Kathleen Keeney Eaton and Harry Eaton of Virgil at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

BOTSFORD: A boy, Thomas Allen Botsford, 9 pounds, 3 ounces, born March 31 to Nathan and Hannah Botsford of Groton at Cayuga Medical Center.

FRAGNOLI: A boy, Vito Vincenzo Fragnoli, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, born April 14 to Sonia Ganoung and Vincent Fragnoli Jr. of Cortland at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

HOFFMAN: A girl, Aubree Lilly-Ann Hoffman, 8 pounds, 11 ounces, born April 13 to Kortni McGowan and Nicholas Hoffman of Blodgett Mills at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

April 21, 2017

Deaths

BERLEW — Jeffery P. Berlew, 62, of Cortland, died April 17, 2017, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. There will be no services. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to please consider the Disabled American Veterans, 91 Owego St. Cortland, NY 13045 or the American Cancer Association, 13 Beech St. Johnson City, NY 13790.

CANNETTI — Elizabeth Cannetti, 87, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 21, 2017, at the Cortland Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Cortland, N.Y. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

April 20, 2017

Deaths

BRAFMAN — Samantha Brafman died April 18, 2017. A memorial service will occur at 9 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, with a private family graveside burial to follow. Following the burial, family will be available at 11 a.m. Friday to receive at the Port Watson Mini-Conference Center, 131 Port Watson St., Cortland.

COOTER — Ruth Wise Cooter, 96, of Marcellus, N.Y., died April 16, 2017, at the Commons on St. Anthony. Funeral services will be at noon Saturday in the Owasco Reformed Church. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will take place in Spafford Rural Cemetery.

GMOSER — Adele E. Gmoser, 94, formerly of Dix Hills, N.Y., and Homer, died April 17, 2017, at the Syracuse Home in Baldwinsville. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Maurer Funeral Home Moyers Corners, 3541 State Route 31, Baldwinsville, NY 13027. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in Christ the King Church, 21 Cherry Tree Circle, Liverpool, NY 13090. The Rite of Committal and burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton.

VanEPPS — Myra Osborne VanEpps, 102, of McGraw, N.Y., died April 14, 2017. A memorial service will be held at the McGraw United Methodist Church, McGraw, at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29. Burial will be in McGraw Cemetery at the convenience of the family. The family will be present to receive friends at the church prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m.

April 19, 2017

Deaths

ALLEN — Judy M. (Brown) Allen, 75, of Solon, N.Y., died March 19, 2017, at Cortland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A celebration of her life will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Solon Sportsman’s Club.

DRAKE — James K. Drake, 56, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 17, 2017, in Fayetteville, Pa. A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. April 29 at the Maple Hill Golf Course, Marathon.

METCALF — Kathleen B. Metcalf, 78, of Oldsmar, Fla., died April 14, 2017. There will not be a memorial service. A celebration of life will be held privately in Oldsmar.

HAMMOND — Rose Novak Hammond, 97, formerly of 118 Church St., Groton, died March 5, 2017. A funeral will held at noon Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 312 Locke Road, Groton. Burial at St Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Groton, will follow the funeral.

April 18, 2017

Deaths

DRAKE — James K. Drake, 57, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 16, 2017, in Fayetteville, Pa. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

MUELLER — Margot G. Mueller, 86, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 15, 2017. There will be no services. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.

VANMARTER — Brenda J. VanMarter, 64, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 16, 2017. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon April 29, 2017 at Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden.  Eastern Star services will be held immediately after calling hours at noon.

WIGHT — Nina Jean (Bartholomew) Wight, 73, of Norwich, N.Y., died April 8, 2017. There will be no services.

April 17, 2017

Deaths

SMITH — James T. Smith, 25, of Marathon, N.Y., died April, 14, 2017. Arrangements are in the care of Sunset Memorial Services.

TUTTLE — Ralph E. Tuttle, 84, of Copeland Avenue, Homer, N.Y., died Jan. 28, 2017. Graveside services with military honors, will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Atwater Cemetery, Homer.

WHITNEY — Robert H. Whitney, 96, of North Lamont Circle, Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 4, 2017. A brief graveside service with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

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