Larry E. Topper

HANOVER Larry E. Topper, 74, loving husband of Shirley J. Slothour Topper, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, July 8, 2013. Born January 8, 1939, in Hanover, he was a son of the late Raymond L. and Helen Yingling Topper, and was also preceded in death by his 10 brothers and sisters. In 1997, he retired from the Borough of Hanover Public Works Department where he had been employed for many years. Mr. Topper was a life member of the Eagle Fire Company #2 of the Hanover Fire Department. Skilled with his hands, he was an avid woodworker. He enjoyed traveling, vacationing with his family at Disney World, and boating at Lake Marburg. Surviving, in addition to his wife, with whom he recently celebrated 56 years of marriage, are three children, Wayne E. Topper and his wife, Deka of Hanover, Donna E. Spangler and her husband, Bill of McSherrystown, and Pamela K. Topper of Hanover; three grandchildren, David Topper, Christopher Topper, and Stephanie Fuhrman, all of Hanover; three great-grandchildren, Madison, Lance, and Emily; and many nieces and nephews. Following cremation, the service and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice of Hanover & Spring Grove, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331. Arrangements are under the care of Panebaker Funeral Home, Inc., Hanover. Expressions of sympathy may be shared by visiting

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Panebaker Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Inc.
311 Broadway Hanover, PA 17331
(717) 637-5194

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 10, 2013