Kory Hofferber, a junior at Northern Arizona University, died Nov. 15, 2009. He was 21.

Mr. Hofferber enrolled at NAU in fall 2006 and was a marketing major. He also was affiliated with Delta Chi fraternity.

He is a graduate of Thunderbird High School in Phoenix and was known for his passion and his fun-loving personality.

A Mass will be celebrated in his honor at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church,
330 W. Coral Gables Drive, Phoenix, with a reception at noon at one of Mr. Hofferber’s favorite restaurants, Black Forest Mills, 4900 E. Indian School Road.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kory A. Hofferber Memorial Fund account established at Wells Fargo Bank, 655 E. Thunderbird Road, Phoenix, AZ 85022 (account no. 9765327177) or to a charity of choice.

Mr. Hofferber is survived by his mother, Jennifer; his grandparents, Dee and Henry; five aunts and uncles; and six cousins.

His family is grateful for the outpouring of compassion and support from family and friends to help them as they mourn their loss.