BRIGGS — Arla L. Briggs, 97, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bible Baptist Church, 15 West Road, Cortland. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, immediately following. Friends and relatives may call at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main St., Homer, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.
HOPKINS — Clifford J. “Jamie” Hopkins Jr., 42, of Virgil died Sept. 24, 2009. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave. Friends are invited to call one hour prior to the services. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.
LAGO — Norbert A. Lago, 83, of Cortland died Sept. 25, 2009. Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
SHULTIS — Marshall John Shultis, 75, of Tuscon, Ariz. and formerly of Homer, N.Y., died Sept. 17, 2009 in Arizona. There are no services planned. Burial will be in the East Homer, N.Y. Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
BISHOP — Carl W. Bishop, Jr., 72, of Lansing, N.Y., died Sept. 24, 2009, in his home. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the New Testament Church of Peruville, located at the corner of Routes 38 and 34B in Groton. A memorial service will take place at New Testament Church of Peruville at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
STILES — Edward Hart Stiles died Sept. 24, 2009, at University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church on Cayuga Street in Homer with a memorial and remembrance service immediately following.
AMES — Shirley J. Ames, 74, of 51 Port Watson St., Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 23, 2009, with her loving family by her side after a lengthy battle with cancer. Memorial services will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main St., Homer.
KEEP — JoAnn Keep, 72, formerly of Cortland, N.Y., and most recently a resident of the Groton Nursing Facility, died Sept. 21, 2009. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home, 5016 North Main St., Homer.
ROSERO — Michael S. Rosero, 49, of 44 Rickard St., Cortland, N.Y., died Sept. 21, 2009, at his home surrounded by his family. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service which will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at the God’s Lighthouse of Praise Church, 98 Port Watson St., Cortland.
BROWN — a son, Dominic Angelo, 7 lbs. 11 oz., Aug. 18, 2009, to James and Michelle DiOrio Brown, 700 Northcliffe Road, Apt. 32, Cortland, N.Y.
HOLCOMB — a son, Johnathan Jeffrey-Charles, 8 lbs. 7 oz., Sept. 16, 2009, to Jeffrey and Jessica Holcomb, 5293 State Route 41, Homer, N.Y.
KOPP — a son, Joshua Thomas, 5 lbs. 9 oz., Aug. 31, 2009, to Donald Jr. and Julie Brokenshire Kopp, 6277 Reidy Hill Road, LaFayette, N.Y.
MOON — a son, Samual Davis, 8 lbs. 3 oz., Sept. 11, 2009, to Joshua and Joanna Moon, 3370 Kellogg Road, Cortland, N.Y.
MOFFITT — twins, a daughter, Karissa Mary, 7 lbs. 13 oz., and a son, Logan Johnathon, 7 lbs. 3 oz., Aug. 26, 2009, to Steven Moffitt and Brianna Head, 4500 North Road, McGraw, N.Y.
SHOLAR — a daughter, Elizabeth Beverly Anne, 8 lbs. 6 oz., Sept. 19, 2009, to Richard C. Sholar Jr. and Heather Sherman, 35 Bills Way, Freeville, N.Y.
SHUTTS — a daughter, Makayla Marie, 7 lbs. 5 oz., Aug. 30, 2009, to Brian Shutts and Donna Wagner Beacraft, 180 Main St., Cortland, N.Y.
WRIGHT — a son, Carver Julian, 7 lbs. 14 oz., Aug. 29, 2009, to Michael Wright and Bonnie Boden, 16 Pearne Ave., Cortland, N.Y.
BERLEW — Helen Mae Berlew (nee Parker), 94, died Sept. 18, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia with the Rev. Nancy Rehkugler officiating. Burial will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service Wednesday.
BRIGGS — Arla L. Briggs, 97, died Sept. 19, 2009, at the Cortland Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald L. Barber Funeral Home.
SLATER — Lois M. Slater, 78, of Preble, N.Y., died Sept. 19, 2009, at her home. There are no calling hours or services.