Gerald E. Topper, Jr.
October 16, 2012
Gerald E. Topper, Jr., 75, of Neelyton, PA, died at 8:56 PM, Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Gilchrist Hospice Care, Towson, MD.
Born December 20, 1936 at Hanover, PA, he was a son of the late Gerald & Geraldine (Livelsberger) Topper. He was married to the former Debbie J. Fleagle on July 7, 1975 at Hagerstown, MD. Mrs. Topper survives at their home.
Along with Mrs. Topper, the following children survive; Gerald E. Topper, III of Hampstead, MD, Patricia A. Topper of Mt. Holly, NC, Helen T. Ryan of Cockeysville, MD, Louis M. Topper of Bel Air, MD, Catherine M. Gischel of Baltimore, MD, Jeffrey C. Topper of Rising Sun, MD and Clifford G. Topper of Port LaBelle, FL. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren and four siblings; Geraldine E. Doran of Westminster, MD, Philip E. Topper of Fallston, MD, Theresa A. Storke of White Hall, MD and Michael H. Topper of Vero Beach, FL.
Mr. Topper was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Croghan Pike, Orbisonia, PA. He had been a member of the German-American Social Club, Cape Coral, FL, various Lions Clubs in Pennsylvania and Florida, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and the Institute of Internal Auditors.
He retired from the U. S. Army Audit Agency as a managing auditor. After that he was employed by the Lee Co. Clerk of Courts, Fort Myers, FL, from which he also retired.
Mr. Topper was a veteran of the Maryland National Guard.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 20, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 20896 Croghan Pike, Orbisonia, PA (map/directions) with Rev. Fr. Joseph Nale officiating. Interment will be made at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, adjoining the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church Guild, 20896 Croghan Pike, Orbisonia, PA 17243.
Mass of Christian Burial - St. Mary's Catholic Church, Orbisonia - 11:00 a.m.
Interment - St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
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