Delores “Dolly” Toper, 86, formerly of Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Delores (Dolly) Toper passed away Wednesday, June 8 th at South Roanoke Nursing Home, Roanoke, VA, where she had been a resident. She was 86 years old.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home with burial in Brookside Cemetery following the service . Calling hours will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the funeral home.

She was born on May 12, 1936, in Brownville, NY, the daughter to the late Adelbert (Del) and Irene Keegan Fisher. Dolly graduated in 1953 from Brownville Glen Park Central School.

She married John F. Toper on July 15, 1955, at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Chaumont, NY. Mr. Toper passed away Jan. 23, 2018.

Surviving are are two daughters and their husbands, Cheryl and Mike Clary, Roanoke, VA; Terri and Tom Faison, Calera, AL; a son and his wife, Dan and Mona Toper, Watertown, NY; five grandchildren, Jennifer Gaines, John Toper, James Faison, Julia Jacobs, Aaron Clary and five great-grandchildren. Also her brother Charles (Bonnie) Fisher.

Beside her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Sherman Nichols.

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