Gary R. Hopfer, 68, of Tannery St., 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.
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Gary was born on 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 & Gamble after 25 years.
He was a 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 of Noxen, Gerald and wife Jodi Hopfer of Dallas, William Hopfer and husband Carl Ryan Tucker of North Bethesda, Md., Judy and husband Donald Weber of Beaumont, and Cindy Holton of Evans Falls; brothers: Ronald Hopfer of Noxen, and Lewis Hopfer of Beaumont; sister Clara Lyons of Noxen; grandchildren: Fawne and Laurel Hopfer, Wade and Bethany Weber, Dustin and Zachary Hopfer, and Shane and Mark Holton; mother-in-law Clara Rifenbery of Beaumont; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 4, at 1 p.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Interment in the Orcutt Cemetery, Noxen.
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 www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.
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73 West Tioga Street Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from June 4 to June 10, 2014