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Karson Riley Hopkins, 3,


Karson Riley Hopkins, 3, of Rome, PA passed away after a two-year battle with cancer on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at the Geisinger Hospital in Danville, PA, with his loving family at his side.

Born in Towanda on Nov. 7, 2008, he was the son of Brian D. and Atisha E. (Gerhart) Hopkins of Rome.

Also surviving are brothers, Brady and Daylan Hopkins of Rome; maternal grandmother, Ruth Novisher of Coudersport; maternal grandfather, Butch Gerhart of Coudersport; paternal grandparents, David and Judy Hopkins of Wyalusing; maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Gerhart of Coudersport and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Karson always had a smile on his face and brought others joy. He loved to throw and kick any ball he could find, play with his trucks and cars and watch movies. He was a whiz on the iPad and loved to spend time with his two older brothers.

Friends and family called at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, on Sunday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with a 10 a.m. viewing. Pastor David Dewing officiated. Interment followed at the Rome Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: Give Kids the World, 210 South Bass Rd., Kissimmee, FL 34746 or Make-A-Wish, 1327 Pittston Ave., Scranton, PA 18505 in memory of Karson.

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.


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