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Deaths and births for the week of Sept. 18-23, 2017

Sept. 23, 2017

Deaths

CORL — Nancy Sue Kinney Corl, 75, of Clover, S.C., died September 21, 2017, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Grandview Memorial Park on Hollis Lakes Road in Rock Hill, S.C. Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel is serving the family.

KENT — Elizabeth “Betty” May Foster Kent, 87, a resident of
Barclay Friends Home, West Chester, Pa., died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 30 at Barclay Friends Home.

WARNER — Jessie E. Warner, 91, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 21, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. There will be no funeral. A private burial in Cortland Rural Cemetery will take place at a later date.

Sept. 22, 2017

Deaths

CAMPBELL — Delta Lurene Barber Tuttle Campbell, 92, of Santa Maria, Calif., died Sept. 13, 2017. Graveside funeral service at
2 p.m. Monday, Elmwood Cemetery, Preble, NY.

KENT — Elizabeth (Betty) May Foster Kent, 87, formerly of Virgil, died Sept. 17, 2017. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sept. 30 at Barclay Friends Home, West Chester, Pa.

RUSSELL — Robert Lee Russell, 82, of Cortland, died Sept. 20, 2017. Calling hours 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and memorial service, with military honors, 10 a.m. Monday at Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, Homer.

Sept. 21, 2017

Deaths

ESSOM — David Milnor Essom, M.D., 85, died Aug. 31, 2017, in Chapel Hill, N.C. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sept. 30, 2017, in Ellisburg Cemetery in Ellisburg, N.Y.

FULLER — Sharon A. Fuller, 76, of Lincklaen Center, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Service at 1 p.m. Friday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial at Lincklaen Center Cemetery. Calling hours: 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Sept. 20, 2017

Deaths

DECKER — Gary Fred Decker, 77, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 19, 2017. Memorial services with military honors, will be at held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 U.S. Route 11, Homer. Visitation will be from noon until the time of the service.

FULLER — Jennie M. Fuller, 94, of McGraw, N.Y., died Sept. 17, 2017. Graveside services will be 5 p.m. Friday in McGraw Cemetery. A celebration of life will immediately follow at the McGraw Community Center.

JACKSON — Steven W. Jackson, 66, of Bloomingburg, N.Y., and formerly of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died July 11, 2017, in Middletown, N.Y. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Taylor Rural Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

OSBORNE — Richard H. Osborne Sr., 74, died Sept. 16, 2017. A celebration of his life will be held at noon Sept. 30 at the Homer Elks Lodge. All are invited to attend and bring a story or memory. There are no calling hours. Perkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Sept. 19, 2017

Deaths

JACKSON — Norma Jackson, 85, of Ithaca, N.Y., died Sept. 17, 2017. Bangs Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

LEIDIG — Evelyn J. Leidig, formerly of Groton, N.Y., died July 18, 2017, in Georgia. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Groton Rural Cemetey. Zirbel Funeral Home in Goroton has care of arrangements.

MOSHER — Wayne V. Mosher, 54, of Tully, N.Y., died Sept. 14, 2017. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully. Private burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

PETRELLA — Mae Belle “Billie” Petrella, 67, of Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 15, 2017.  There are no calling hours.  A graveside service will be led by family at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. A celebration of her life will follow at Beaudry Park community building.

TILLOTSON — William C. Tillotson, 45, of Bristol, Conn., died Sept. 15, 2017. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol. The funeral and burial will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday in Upper Lisle Cemetery, Route 26, Whitney Point. 

Births

AIKEN – A daughter, Madelyn Grace, 7 lbs. 10 oz., Aug. 4, 2017, in Newark, Del., to Joshua and Melissa Albro Aiken of Avondale, Pa. The father is a former Killawog resident, the mother is a former Cortland resident.

ALBRO – A son, Cayden Joseph, 7 lbs. 11 oz., June 20, 2017, in Amherst, N.Y., to Gregory and Amanda Ryan Albro of Tonawanda, N.Y.

ALNUTT – A son, Forrest Arthur, 7 lbs. 8 oz., Aug. 13, 2017, to KJ and Heidi Grinnell Alnutt, 3501 Clock Road, McGraw, N.Y.

HARVEY – a daughter, Daisy Renee, 7 lbs. 9 oz., Aug. 18, 2017, to Corey and Britanny Alexander Harvey, 145 Madison St., Apt. 14, Cortland, N.Y.

MANWARING – a son, Greysin James, 7 lbs. 14 oz., Aug. 23, 2017, to Shawn and Kimberly Burns Manwaring, 15 Kingsley Ave., Lot 11, Cortland, N.Y.

PEPPER – a son, Brayden Leo, 8 lbs. 5 oz., Aug. 13, 2017, to Brian and Meghan Finn Pepper, Homer, N.Y.

Sept. 18, 2017

Deaths

FORD — Lucinda “Lucy” D. Ford, 64, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Sept. 16, 2017. There will be no prior calling hours or funeral services. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Taylor Rural Cemetery.

FRANCISCO — Matthew S. Francisco, 39, of DeRuyter, N.Y., died Sept. 16, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Burial will be in Wayside Rest Cemetery, Pharsalia. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the start of service Saturday at the funeral home.

OSBORNE — Richard H. Osborne, of state Route 281, Cortland, died Sept. 16, 2017. Perkins Funeral Home has arrangements.

POTTER — Margaret Bell Smith Potter, 97, formerly of Truxton, N.Y., died Aug. 31, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Truxton United Methodist Church, Route 13, Truxton. A reception will follow at the church.

RICE — Thomas L. Rice, Sr., 61, of Georgetown, N.Y., died September 15, 2017. There will be no immediate funeral services.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

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