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Deaths and births for the week of May 22-27, 2017

May 27, 2017

Deaths

GIBBS — Harold B. Gibbs, 61, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 25, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, Route 222, Cortland. A memorial service will begin at 4:40 p.m. at the church.

MILLER — Joan C. Miller, 85, of Freeville, N.Y., died March 22, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 5 at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. A reception will follow the service at the Groton American Legion.

SWARTWOOD — Kevin G. Swartwood, 56, of Lansing, N.Y., formerly of Groton, N.Y., died May 25, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton.

Births

CRAIG — A girl, Sophia Grace Craig, 6 pounds, 7 ounces, born May 12 to Jessica Woodard and Jeffrey Craig of Cortland at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

FOSTER — A boy, Jase Holden Foster, 6 pounds 7 ounces, born May 12 to Suzannah Sills Saplin and Michael Foster Jr. of Cortland at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

KURETICH — A girl, Zoe B. Kuretich, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, born May 2 to Andrea Robinson and Christopher Kuretich of Cortland at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

PAYNE — A girl, Hayleigh Skye Payne, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, born May 8 to Chelsea Bush Payne and Adam Payne of Marathon at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

POTTER — A girl, Mareesa Ray Potter, 6 pounds, 13 ounces, born May 8 to Missy Davis and Mark Potter of Cortland at Cortland Regional Medical Center.

May 26, 2017

Deaths

RALSTON — A memorial service for Leonard F. Ralston, who died April 23, 2017, will be at 2 p.m. June 2 at Interfaith Center, SUNY Cortland Campus, 7 Calvert St., Cortland.

May 25, 2017

Deaths

BOSSARD — Judith L. Bossard, 74, of Cortland, N.Y., and a former longtime resident of Moravia, died May 22, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. June 1 at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. June 2 at the funeral home with burial service immediately following at Cobb Cemetery, West Groton. 

May 24, 2017

Deaths

DEGROAT — Patricia J. DeGroat, 58, died May 19, 2017. Services to be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bednarsky Funeral Home, 96 Glenwood Ave., Binghamton.

McGUIRE — Theresa A. McGuire, 55, died May 20, 2017. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. June 10 at St. Luke’s Church, Schenectady. A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. June 17 at St. Teresa’s Church, 358 Newport Ave, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  

PAINO — Kathleen “Kay” Paino, 82, died May 17, 2017, in Bradenton, Fla. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. June 2 at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. Prayers of committal will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The family will greet visitors in the church hall immediately following the committal service at the cemetery.

May 23, 2017

Deaths

EARLE — Shirley J. Earle, 86, of Locke, died May 20, 2017, at Northwood’s Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility in Moravia. A private service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

PAINO — Mrs. Kathleen Paino, formerly of Cortland, died in Bradenton, Florida. Services are being scheduled for June 2, 2017, in Cortland. Service details and a complete obituary will be announced when complete. Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y.

TREACY — David L. Treacy Sr., 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sunday, May 21, 2017, at his home. A graveside service of military honors will be held at 11 a.m. at the McGraw Cemetery on Saturday, May 27, 2017. A reception will immediately follow the graveside service at the VFW, 76 Main St., Cortland, N.Y.

May 22, 2017

Deaths

CHRISTOFFERSON — David G. Christofferson, 74, of Groton, N.Y., died May 19, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Ave., Groton. Interment, with military honors, will follow in West Groton Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home prior to services.

COVILLE — Laraine Coville, 66, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 16, 2017. There are no services. The Wright-Beard Funeral Home is serving the family.

GABRIEL — Eva M. Gabriel, 84, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 20, 2017. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial to follow at the Cortland Rural Cemetery.

LONG — Evelyn Louise Ayers Long, 88 Cortland, N.Y., died May 14, 2017. Calling hours will be held 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will immediately follow. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

TREACY — David L. Treacy Sr., 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died May 21, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw.
WHITE — Kenneth A. White, 61, of German, N.Y., died May 19, 2017. A private celebration of his life will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

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