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Death and birth notices for the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2017

Nov. 4, 2017

Deaths

BROOKHOUSE — Loretta D. Brookhouse, 92, of West South Street, Groton, N.Y., formerly of Freeville, N.Y., died Oct. 30, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Freeville United Methodist Church. There are no calling hours.

Births

GREENE — Twins, a girl, Brooklea Alexis Marie, 5 lbs. 13 oz., and a boy, Brentlee RJ, 6 lbs. 1 oz., Oct. 11, 2017, to Miranda Greene.

RYAN — a son, Max Wood, 8 lbs., 6 oz., Oct. 19, 2017, to Marc and Denise Kornaker Ryan, Cortland, N.Y.

Nov. 2, 2017

Deaths

GAMPER — Dorothy Emma Johs Gamper died Oct. 30, 2017. Calling hours will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at Wright Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Pinelawn Cemetary, 2030 Wellwood Ave., Farmingdale.

BABCOCK — Richard Jesse Babcock, “Dick”, 96, formerly of Dryden, N.Y., died Sept. 20, 2017, in Connersville, Ind. There will be no services.

Nov. 1, 2017

Deaths

BROOKHOUSE — Loretta D. Brookhouse, 92, of Groton, N.Y., died Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Perkins Funeral Home.

FINK — Robert Joseph (Bob) Fink, 44, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. A calling hour will be held at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, with service immediately following. Burial will be held at Taylor Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Oct. 31, 2017

Deaths

BARTHOLOMEW — Kirby S. Bartholomew Jr., 86, of Truxton, N.Y., died Oct. 25, 2017. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday with a memorial service at 7 p.m. at the Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully.

CHAVOUSTIE — Ruth Agnes Chavoustie, 76, of McGraw, N.Y., died Oct. 29, 2017. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church, Cortland. Burial will follow at the McGraw Cemetery.

MAHAR — Gerald Mahar, 76, of Cortland, N.Y., died Oct. 29, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. Friends are welcome to a gathering afterward at the Cortland Elks Lodge, 9 Groton Ave.

Oct. 30, 2017

Deaths

DEBRECENI — Judith W. (Randall) Debreceni, 79, who was born in Cortland, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2017.

GAINES — Richard L. Gaines, Jr., 39, of DeRuyter, died Oct. 26, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Cemetery in DeRuyter. There are no calling hours.

GENEREUX — Martha M. Genereux, 93, of Guilford, died Oct. 27, 2017 at Chase Nursing Home in New Berlin. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 10 to noon at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. The funeral service will be held at noon at the United Church of DeRuyter. Burial in the Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter.

GROSS — Adeline T. Gross, 87, died Oct. 25, 2017 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A funeral Mass will be celebrated in November in Millersville, Maryland. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

MERIHEW — Paul James Merihew, 84, of Marathon, died Oct. 23, 2017 at his daughter’s home in Gaithersburg, Maryland. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Marathon United Methodist Church.

PECK — Genevieve Peck, 92 of Cortland, died Oct. 28, 2017. There will be a simple graveside service at the family’s convenience.

 

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