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Mary Jo Topper

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Mary Jo Topper Obituary
Mary Jo Topper

York - Mary Jo (Meckley) Topper, 81, died peacefully in her sleep, at home early Monday morning, August 6, 2018, due to natural causes. Born in York, PA on June 23, 1937; she was the daughter of the late Josephine (Hubley) and Harlan L. Meckley, of York, PA.

Mary Jo leaves her husband of 50 years, John A. Topper; and their beloved pet, Murphy; a son, Jon E. Rodgers and wife, Nancy of Chester, VA; their children, Jon, Jr., Sarah, Sean, and Ian; a daughter, Judy L. Gemmill and husband, Bill of York, PA; a son, Heath N. Topper and wife, Jeannette of Painted Post, NY; their children Alexa and Aria; and, a sister, Barbara A. McEachern and husband, Jay of York, PA.

Mary Jo was a member of St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was a 1955 graduate of Central High School. In the early years of her employment, she was an operator at Bell Telephone. Later she was a seamstress at Bernstein's Sewing Factory, a Cashier at Food Fair; a Secretary at York Machinery, and finally, a Cashier at Giant Food Stores before retiring.

Following cremation, a graveside service for Mary Jo will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, 250 Chestnut Hill Road, York. (Please gather at the main gate of the cemetery by 10:45am)

Contributions in Mary Jo's memory may be made to the SPCA of York County, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406.

Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 East Market Street, York, PA 17403.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 10, 2018
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