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ITHACA, N.Y. — Did you know The Ithaca Voice now publishes obituaries? Here is a look at local notices published this week.

The Ithaca Voice has recently started publishing free obituaries. Anyone interested in submitting one can email Find more in our Obituaries section.

Elizabeth Jane Gilbert 

Elizabeth Jane Gilbert entered this world surrounded by love on November 5, 2015 and left her loved ones heartbroken and eternally thankful for the gift of her life when she passed unexpectedly at home on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Read the full obituary.

Jeffrey M. Owens

Jeffrey M. Owens (JeffO) passed away peacefully at the age of 63 on July 22, 2018, with family by his side after a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Read the full obituary.

Kelsey O'Connor is the managing editor for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at and follow her on Twitter @bykelseyoconnor.