Karon L. Franklin

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Karon L. Franklin

April 25, 1999 - September 11, 2018

Karon L. Franklin Karon L. Franklin, 19, of West Specht Street, McClure, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.
He was born April 25, 1999, in Newark, N.J., a son of Sophonia and Lenny Jones.

Karon graduated from Midd-West High School and SUN Area Technical School, 2018.
He was employed at Wood Mode in Kreamer at the time of his passing.
He attended Freedom Way Burnham Church of the Nazarene and also Samuel's Church in McClure.
Karon was captain of his football team and coached the girls powder puff football. He was very involved in community and school activities including D.E.C.A., prom court, wrestling, baseball, and football. He was the defensive coordinator coach for the Midd-West Youth Midgets and was also an avid Eagles fan.
He has left behind the love of his life, Aleah Gemberling, daughter of Andrea and Nick Gemberling of Middleburg.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his foster parents of 11 years, Steve and Sherry Wagner of McClure; his siblings, Melvin Franklin and fiancee Briana Fryberger, Nahfee Franklin, Samira Franklin, Conner Motel, Ryan Klemser, Nicolas Montes, Will Butler, Shane and Mimi Kline, Randy and Jamie Kline, Robin and Tim Grove, and Amy and Mike Lang.
He was preceded in death by his niece, Marriah Franklin on July 31, 2018.

Friends and family will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pheasant Funeral Home, 130 S. Zechman St., Beavertown, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Clark Kelsey and Pastor George Smith officiating.
Burial will follow in Samuel's Church Cemetery, McClure.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Karon's memory may be made to offset funeral expenses, Pheasant Funeral Home, 130 S. Zechman St., Beavertown, PA 17813.
Published on September 12, 2018
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