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Deaths and births for the week of Jan. 8-13, 2018

Jan. 13, 2018

Deaths

CARGIAN — Glenda (GG) Gale Cargian died Dec. 19, 2017. Memorial arrangements will be announced at a later date by Zirbel Funeral Home in Groton.

COOK — Ralph A. Cook, 81, died Jan. 8, 2018. A memorial celebration of life will be held at the Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton, at a date to be determined.

DAVIS — John V. Davis Sr., 69, of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2018. He will be interned in the spring in the St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Auburn with a committal service to be announced.

HARTLEY ­­— Rita M. Hartley, 93 of Horseheads, died Jan 10, 2018. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Caywood’s Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira. Funeral services will follow at 4:15 p.m. with burial at the family’s convenience in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.

McKENDRICK — James M. McKendrick, 79, or Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 11, 2018. Funeral services are incomplete. A full obituary will run early next week. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jan. 12, 2018

Deaths

NIESE — Ione L. “Polly” Niese, 94, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 10, 2018. Calling hours will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday with a funeral service to begin at 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery.

PEEBLES — Ward S. Peebles, 90, of Marathon, N.Y., died Jan. 10, 2018. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119th St., Whitney Point.

WOOD — William (“Billy”) W. Wood II, 54, of Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 10, 2018. A private family gathering will take place today. Friends and family may gather in remembrance from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Dryden Veterans Memorial Home (VFW) at 2272 Dryden Road.

Jan. 11, 2018

Deaths

COOK — Ralph A. Cook, 81 of Groton, NY, died Jan. 8, 2018 at his home after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at a later date at a time to be announced. Zirbel Funeral Home of 115 Williams St., Groton has care of arrangements.

BOEHME — Henry Allen Boehme, 67, of Lisle, N.Y., died Jan. 8, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Whitney Point United Methodist Church, 7311 Collins St., Whitney Point. Visitation begins at 11 a.m.

MARTIN — Melissa A. Martin, 44, formerly of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2018. Services will be held for family and close friends only. There is no funeral.

STILES — Marlenna D. Stiles, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2018. Funeral services will be private.

Jan. 10, 2018

Deaths

BURLEIGH — Marsha Sharlene Burleigh, of East Freetown, N.Y., and formally from Green Turtle Cay, Abaco Bahamas, died Jan. 7, 2018. Family and friends will meet in the near future for a celebration of life at different locations.

CORL — A. Jean Corl, 76 of Preble, N.Y., died Jan. 4, 2018. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hartwell Funeral Home, 461 Route 281, Tully. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Spring burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

WHITE — Medora I. “Sally” White passed away on Jan. 5, 2018, at the Cortland Park Nursing Home, Cortland, N.Y. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family. Obituary to follow at a later date.

Jan. 9, 2018

Deaths

CONTENTO — Pauline M. Contento, 87, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 7, 2018. There will be no services or calling hours. A spring internment will be held at the convenience of the family.

DALABA — Harland John Dalaba, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., and previously of Brockport, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2018. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Fowler Funeral Home, 340 West Ave., Brockport. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.

McCRACKEN — Betty Jane McCracken, 86, of West Cheningo Road, Truxton, N.Y., died Jan. 8, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. Interment in Truxton Rural Cemetery will be delayed until spring. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

RILEY — June E. Riley, 85, of Cortlandville, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2018. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.

SELTZER — Elaine M. Seltzer, 87, of Roosevelt Avenue, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Groton Assembly of God Church. There are no calling hours. Zirbel Funeral Home in Groton has care of arrangements.

TERWILLIGER — Fred J. Terwilliger, 76 of Freeville, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2018.  There are no services.

Jan. 8, 2018

Deaths

SHORT — Codi A. Short, 23, of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.

LIDDELL — John Liddell, 86, of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.

DAVIS — John V. Davis Sr., of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel; Funeral Home, Groton.

DAVIS — Ruth Ann Davis, 73, of Scott, N.Y., died Jan. 5, 2018. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to noon Thursday with a funeral service to begin noon at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Spring burial will be held at the Scott Union Cemetery.

DUFRESNE — Wayne G. Dufresne, 68, died Jan. 2, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolence and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.PhillipsMemorial.com.

ORRANGE — Robert J. Orrange, 94, died Jan. 3, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Friday at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Ithaca. An hour of visitation will begin at 11 a.m. at the church. A reception will follow at 1 p.m. 

SELTZER — Elaine M. Seltzer, 87, of Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 6, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Zirbel Funeral Home, Groton.

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