TOPHEN, Walter - Suddenly at Douglas Memorial Hospital, Fort Erie after a long battle with congestive heart failure at the age of 83 on March 17, 2013. He is survived by his children Glen, Dave, Craig, Don, Brian and Debra, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends and acquaintances. Mr. Tophen is at the BUTLER FUNERAL HOME, 424 Niagara St., St. Catharines on Friday, March 22, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. until service time. Funeral Service will take place in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. followed by cremation. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation,
or the Canadian Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, St. Catharines, 905-646-6322.