Funeral notices

GEORGE — Paula "Nona" Versace George, 68, of Rome, on April 28, 2012.

Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. today at Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 218 W. Court St.

Contributions to Multiple Sclerosis Society National Upstate N.Y. Chapter, P.O. Box 2173, Syracuse, N.Y. 13220.

GRIFFITH — John C. "Jack" Griffith, 81, of Westernville, on April 26, 2012.

Services are private. Burial Carmichael Hill Cemetery. Calling hours 4-6 p.m. today at Strong and Burns Funeral Home, 401 N. George St.

KEENEY — Dolores Brazil Keeney, 79, of Holland Patent, on April 28, 2012.

Services 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Leo and St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Holland Patent. Burial Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro.

Calling hours 4-7 p.m. today at Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 7944 Steuben St., Holland Patent.

Contributions to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease Research, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780, New York, N.Y. 10008-0780 or Health Friends, 126 Eagle St., Utica, N.Y. 13501.

KOPYTOWSKI — Theodore E. Kopytowski, 84, of Rome, on April 28, 2012.

Services 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St. and 10 a.m. at the Church of the Transfiguration. Burial St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Calling hours 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MEINEN — Ella K. Meinen, 92, of Blossvale, on April 30, 2012.

Burial McConnellsville Cemetery.

Contributions to Paul Meinen Memorial Scholarship, c/o Camden High School.

Arrangements by LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden, are incomplete.

MERITHEW — Mary L. Merithew, 82, of Canastota, on April 28, 2012.

Services at the convenience of family. No calling hours.

Contributions to Chittenango Center Resident Fund, Russell Street, Chittenango, N.Y. 13037.

Arrangements by Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 300 S. Peterboro St., Canastota.

PARKIN — Alfred Parkin, 92, of Verona, on April 28, 2012.

Services 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Main Street, Verona. Burial St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. today at Malecki Funeral Home, Inc., 23 Front St., Vernon.

Contributions to Pro-Life, c/o Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, P.O. Box 135, Verona, N.Y. 13478.

SHERMAN — Kevin M. Sherman, 53, of Key West, Fla., formerly of Rome, on April 27, 2012.

Services in Key West, Fla.

Arrangements by Dean-Lopez Funeral Home, 418 Simonton St., Key West, Fla.

TRAXEL — Todd Ralph Traxel, 53, of Blossvale, on April 27, 2012.

Services are private. Arrangements by LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden.

Contributions to CLC Hospice, Attn: Kathy Benedict, 800 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210.

WILSON — Murray Christopher (Chris) Wilson, of Syracuse, on April 27, 2012.

Calling hours 10-11 a.m. Friday at Fairchild and Meech DeWitt Chapel, 3690 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt, N.Y., with a service to follow.

Contributions to American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057.

WEISENBURGER — David F. Weisenburger, 80, of Rome, on Feb. 27, 2012.

Graveside services at 11 a.m. Saturday at South Richland Cemetery, Pulaski.

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