Russell D. Black Obit
Russell D. Black Dies; Rites Slated Tomorrow CINCINNATUS — Russell Syracuse; three sisters, Mrs. D, Black Sr. died Thursday Lucy Wilkins and Miss Helene evening at Cortland Memorial Black, both of Oneonta, and Hospital. Mrs. Georgia Kisempa of Services will be at 2 p.m. Bradenton, Fla.; and six Sunday at the Wright - Beard grandchildreni Born in Oneonta, Mr. Black was the son. of A. D. and Lucy Blanchard Black. He was a member of the Cincin - natus American Legion, the Cortland VFW and Moose clubs, the Cortland County Planning Board and Veterans of World War II. He was manager of S. and D. Petrole - Funeral Home, the Rev. Wayne Pokorny of Calvary Episcopal Church of Homer officiating. Burial will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Heart Association of Upstate New York or to the Cincinnatus Emergency Squad. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Sopp Black; two Allen of Oneonta and Russell Black of Glen dale, Ariz.; a stepson, Frank Thompson III of Rome; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Laura Faller of Milwaukee, Wis.; a brother, Maurice Black of Russia has made wider use of mines in sea warfare than any other nation.