Gary R. Hopfer

Gary R. Hopfer 68, of Tannery Street, Noxen, died Sunday morning, June 1, 2014, in St. Luke's Hospice Villa in Wilkes-Barre.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Wilma M. Rifenbery Hopfer.

Gary was born Oct. 27, 1945 in Kingston, son of the late Melvin and Mary Denmon Hopfer.

He was a graduate of the Lake-Lehman High School and retired form Procter and Gamble after 25 years. He was member of the Noxen Rod and Gun Club, National Wild Turkey Federation, South Mountain Land Association and the Noxen United Methodist Church.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his brother, David Hopfer and son-in-law, Robert Holton.

He is survived by his children, Robert and wife, Jana Hopfer, Noxen; Gerald and wife, Jodi Hopfer, Dallas,; William Hopfer and husband, Carl Ryan Tucker, North Bethesda, Md.; Judy and husband, Donald Weber, Beaumont; Cindy Holton, Evans Falls; brothers, Ronald Hopfer, Noxen; Lewis Hopfer, Beaumont; and sister, Clara Lyons, Noxen; grandchildren, Fawne and Laurel Hopfer, Wade and Bethany Weber, Dustin and Zachary Hopfer and Shane and Mark Holton; mother-in-law, Clara Rifenbery, Beaumont; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday from Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Interment will be in Orcutt Cemetery, Noxen. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Wyoming County at P.O. Box 629 Tunkhannock, PA 18657. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street  Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Published in Citizens' Voice on June 2, 2014