Funeral notices

BABCOCK — Michael A. Babcock, 66, of North Syracuse, on Dec. 16, 2011.

Services noon Thursday in Valley View Cemetery. No calling hours.

Arrangements by the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, 260 Main Street, Oneida.

BAKER — Walter J. "Sonny" Baker Sr., 76, of Camden, on Dec. 16, 2011.

Services 11 a.m. Thursday from the United Methodist Church. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours 6-8 p.m. today and 4-8 p.m. Wednesday the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden.

Contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care, New Hartford.

BALLARD — Clevis Earl Ballard, 78, of Utica, formerly of Rome, on Dec. 16, 2011.

Services 5 p.m. today at the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 1123 Court at York Sts., Utica. Calling hours 4-5 p.m. today.

Contributions the American Red Cross.

EWANYK — John Ewanyk, 86, of Rome, on Dec. 14, 2011.

Services 4 p.m. today at the Gulla Funeral & Cremation Services, 209 N. Washington St. Private burial Holy Trinity Cemetery.

GRIMES — Tyrone r. Grimes Jr., 49, of Rome, on December 18, 2011.

Private services, no calling hours.

Arrangements by Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St.

HILDEBRAND — Donald Allen Hildebrand, 74, of Oriskany, on Dec. 16, 2011.

Private services. Burial Lloyd Cemetery, Ebensburg, Pa.

Contributions the Oriskany Library, 621 Utica St. Oriskany, NY 13424.

Arrangements by the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, Whitesboro.

HYLE — Gary E. Hyle, 63, of Lowell, on Dec. 15, 2011.

Service at the convenience of the family. No calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, Whitesboro.

MADONIA — Grace R. Madonia, 96, formerly of Rome, on Dec. 18, 2011.

Services 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of St. John the Baptist. Burial St. John the Baptist Cemetery. No calling hours.

Contributions the Church of St. John the Baptist Memorial Fund.

Arrangements by Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St.

McLAUGHLIN — Martha A. McLaughlin, 85, of Port Leyden, on Dec. 19, 2011.

Services 4 p.m. on Wednesday at Trinity Episcopal Church, Boonville. No calling hours.

Arrangments by Mills Funeral Home. 301 Post St., Boonville.

SPRAGUE — Allen L. Sprague, 74, of Yorkville, on Dec. 18, 2011.

Services 10 a.m. Thursday at Dimbleby Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Whitesboro, and 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New York Mills. Burial McCon
nellsville Cemetery. Calling hours 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.