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Death and Birth Notices

January 30, 2015

DILLINGHAM — Ralph Gary Dillingham Jr., of Cortland, New York, died Jan. 28, 2015. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A memorial service will be held at noon Monday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 49 Hamlin St., Cortland.
HENRY — Elaine S. Henry, 72, of Sovocool Hill Road, Groton, New York, died Jan. 28, 2015, at Cortland Park Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Peruville New Testament Church of Groton. Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Spring interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery.
HOOVER — Ernest Hoover, 78, of Cortland, New York, died Jan. 28, 2015. Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church of Cortland, Route 222, with calling hours prior from 1 to 3 p.m..
NARSASIAN — Delbert G. ‘Duke’ Narsasian, 83, of DeRuyter, New York, died Jan. 24, 2015, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, DeRuyter. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
STODDART — Rex R. Stoddart, 96, of Venice, Florida, died. A Masonic service and a celebration of life will be held at a future date.

January 29, 2015

COON — Robert Coon, 92, died at Van Duyn Care Center in Syracuse, New York. Cremation has taken place and his cremains will be interred in the East Homer Cemetery. At the family’s request there will be no services.
GRIFFIE-RUPE — Courtnie S. Free Griffie-Rupe, 31, of Groton, New York, died Jan. 25, 2015.   A celebration of her life will be held noon Saturday at the Groton Community Church. A calling hour will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church. Zirbel Funeral Home has care of arrangments.
HENRY — Elaine S. Henry, 72, of Sovocool Hill Road, Groton, New York, died Jan. 28, 2015 at Cortland Park Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Peruville New Testament Church of Groton.  Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service.  Spring interment will be in the Groton Rural Cemetery. Zirbel Funeral Home has care of arrangments.
ROUNDY — Joseph A. Roundy died Jan. 25, 2015, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at the Marathon Legion Hall from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

 

January 28, 2015

CORNELL — Ethel May Bottoff Cornell, 92, of Cortland, New York, died Jan. 26, 2015, at Cortland Care Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at McLean Community Church. Burial will follow at a later date.
DAVIS — Leland W. Davis 82, of Cortland, New York, died Jan. 24, 2015, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
NEWMAN — Willis Brian Newman, 55, of Cortland, New York, died Jan. 23, 2015, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A celebration of his life will be Monday with visitation from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Grace Christian Fellowship Church, 1250 Fisher Ave. in Cortland. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m.
McLAUGHLIN — Francis A. McLaughlin Sr. died Jan. 15, 2015, in St. Cloud, Florida. A Catholic Mass has been held in St. Cloud, Florida.

January 27, 2015

CORNELL — Ethel M. Cornell, 92, died Jan. 26, 2015, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center.  Services will take place at a later time. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
DAVIS — Leland W. Davis, 82, of Cortland, New York, died Jan. 24, 2015, Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. Calling hours will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s edition.
POWELL — Walter LeRoy Powell, Jr., 85, died Jan. 23, 2015, at Cortland Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. Burial will be in the spring.
VOPNI — Anna P. Vopni, 90, of Dryden, New York, died Jan. 25, 2015, at the Cortland Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Cortland. Memorial services will be held at a later date and time.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw.

January 26, 2015

COTTERILL — Dennis E. Cotterill, 59, of Freeville, New York, and formerly of Dryden and Groton, died Jan. 25, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden. Burial, delayed until spring, will be in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
HARRINGTON — Roy C. Harrington of Zephyrhills, Florida, and formerly of Cortland, New York, died Jan. 23, 2015. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at Hodde’s Funeral Home, Route 54, Zephyrhills.
LANSDOWNE — Loren R. Lansdowne Sr., 55, died Jan. 23, 2015. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
TRAVIS — Dr. Van C. Travis Jr. died Jan. 21, 2015, in Pittsford, New York. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Anthony Funeral Chapels, 2305 Monroe Ave., Rochester. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford, 25 Church St., Pittsford. All are invited to lunch immediately following the service. Burial will be in the spring at the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden.
UNDERWOOD — William T. Underwood, 85, of Preble, New York, died Jan. 23, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Preble Congregational Church, 1953 Preble Road. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer.
WRIGHT — Nelson F. Wright, 87, of Little York, New York, died Jan. 24, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
WARNER — Grace M. Warner, 71 of Elm Street, Groton, died Jan. 23, 2015, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Services will be held at noon Wednesday at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to noon prior to services. Spring burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery in Johnson City.