Karen Sue Larson

Smethport - Karen Sue Larson, 51, of Port Allegany, formerly of Smethport, passed away Saturday (March 4, 2017), at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born Oct 25, 1965 in Bradford, a daughter of Henry and Joan L. Johnson Harvell, Jr. On November 5, 1983, in Smethport, she married Stephen K. Larson, who survives. They were married 33 years.

Mrs. Larson was a 1983 graduate of the Smethport Calvary Academy, and was a homemaker tending to the needs of her family. She had recently worked for Truck-Lite of Coudersport.

Karen loved the Lord Jesus Christ wholeheartedly, and attended the Chestnut St. Baptist Church in Port Allegany. She raised her two sons totally dedicated to making them the best they could be. She was loved by everyone.

In addition to her husband, Steve, she is survived by:

her mother: Joan Harvell of Smethport

two sons: Mark Larson of Smethport and Scott Larson of Port Allegany

one sister: Leslie (David) Hoffman of Bradford

many nieces and nephews, and lots of Harvell family members from Florida and Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Harvell, Jr. on January 30, 2017.

In keeping with Karen's and her family's wishes, all services will be private. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.