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Deaths and Births

April 27, 2017

Deaths

CLAPPER — Georgianna Clapper, 72, of Elm St., Groton, died April 26, 2017, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton, N.Y.

CURTIS — Sandra M. Curtis, 56, of Bellevue Ave., Cortland, died April 24, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday from at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 US Route 11, Homer.

TARBELL — Richard E. “Dick” Tarbell, 88, of Cortland, died April 25, 2017. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland, N.Y. 13045. Friends are welcome to call from 2 p.m. until the start of the service. Burial will follow in The McGraw Cemetery, McGraw, N.Y.

April 26, 2017

Deaths

BROWN — Daren H. Brown Sr., of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 20, 2017. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Glenwood Cemetery in Homer.

COWDEN — David W. Cowden, 77, of Marathon, N.Y., died April 23, 2017. Burial will be at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

CURTIS — Sandra M. Curtis, 56, of Bellevue Avenue, Cortland, N.Y., died April 24, 2017. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 N. Main St., Homer. A complete obituary will appear Thursday.

April 25, 2017

Deaths

DANN — Marie F. Dann, 62, of Cortland, N.Y., and formerly of Marathon, N.Y., died April 20, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Wright Beard Funeral Home in Cortland. A celebration will follow at Rex’s Pasta in Cortland.

GALLEY — Frances M. Galley, 90, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 19, 2017. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

GREENE — Darlene Greene, 70, died April 17, 2017. A memorial will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Cortland Care Center, 193 Clinton Ave., Cortland.

HENRY — Sondra Anne Henry, 74, of Church Street, McLean, N.Y., died April 23, 2017. A celebration of life will be held at noon Sunday at the Elm Tree Inn, 2 McLean Cortland Road, McLean.

KNICKERBOCKER — Casey L. Knickerbocker, 30, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 23, 2017. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the United Presbyterian Church of Cincinnatus.

RALSTON — Leonard F. Ralston, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 23, 2017. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

April 24, 2017

Deaths

BLANCHARD — Florence M. Blanchard, 95, of Cortland, N.Y., died Jan. 9, 2017. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the Groton Cemetery.

KNICKERBOCKER — Casey Knickerbocker, 30, of Cincinnatus, N.Y., died April 23, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus.

LASH — Elizabeth “Liz” L. Lash, 96, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 21, 2017. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland. A graveside service will follow at the Virgil Rural Cemetery.

MARGISON— Margaret Kaemmerlen Margison, 100, of McHarrie Life Senior Community in Baldwinsville, N.Y., and formerly of Cortland, N.Y., died Feb. 24, 2017. A celebration of life will be Friday with a calling hour from 1 to 2 p.m. and a funeral service at 2 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cortland. Burial will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

SMITH — Doug Smith, 81, of Cortland, N.Y., died April 20, 2017. Services will be held at 2 p.m. May 6 at Homer Avenue United Methodist Church in Cortland.

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