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Death and Birth Notices

HEATH — Frederick Grover Heath, 85, a longtime resident of the Cortland area, died Dec 25, 2012, at Howard Nursing Home in Moravia. Services will be at the families’ convenience.
HERZOG — Nell Davenport Herzog, 95, formerly of Lake Como, N.Y., died Dec. 18, 2012, in Poulsbo, Wash. A full obituary is posted at www.cookfamilyfuneralhome.com.
KOVATCH — Thomas A. Kovatch, 66, of Marathon, N.Y., died Jan. 3, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday from A.C. Baker & Son Funeral Home, 26 Main St., Marathon. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.
OSBORN — Philip Avery Osborn, 52, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 31, 2012, at University Hospital, Syracuse. A memorial service will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, at 11:00 a.m. Thursday. There will be no prior calling hours.

MARKS — Marilyn “Bunny” Marks, 85, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Binghamton. A celebration of her life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hope Lake Lodge, Greek Peak Mountain Ski Resort, Cortland. Arrangements are by Laskowski Funeral Home, Binghamton.

WING — Spencer W. Wing, 19, of Chipman Corners Road, Groton, N.Y., died Jan. 1, 2013. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Groton Community Church. Burial with full military honors will be held in the spring at the Groton Rural Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Zirbel Funeral Home. 115 Williams St., Groton.

BORDER — Forrest R. “Bill” Border, 89, of Moravia, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 2012. A celebration of his life will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Millstream Court, 24 Aurora St., Moravia.
DONOVAN — Pamela J. Donovan, 57, of Cortland, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 2012, in Syracuse. Friends may call 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland.
McCABE — Gwendolyn T. “Gwen” McCabe, 85, of Burgett Drive, Homer, N.Y., died Dec. 31, 2012, at the age of 85. Services will be 10 a.m. on Saturday in St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
NORTE — Constance Elizabeth Norte died Dec. 11, 2012, at Cortland Regional Medical Center’s Misty Glen. There will be no services or calling hours.
WHATMAN — Paul A. Whatman, 64, of Chipman Corners Road, Groton, N.Y., died Dec. 30, 2012, at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Groton Community Church. Spring interment with military honors will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

CAUFIELD — Edward M. Caufield, 80, of McGraw, N.Y., died Dec. 29, 2012, at home. Services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service.
SMITH — David H. Smith, 80, of Virgil, N.Y., died Dec. 29, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the United Presbyterian Church, Church Street, in Cortland. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright Beard Funeral Home.
WILLIAMS — Kelley Williams, 62, died Dec. 25, 2012, at home. Services were10 a.m. today at Buono Funeral Service, Saugerties, N.Y. Interment followed at Trinity Cemetery.

 

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