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Shirley A. (Anderson) Topp

August 17, 1939 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 81)

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On October 15, 2020, Shirley Ann Topp passed away peacefully at the age of 81 after a brief illness. Born in Toledo, Ohio, to Jesse and Alene (Taylor) Anderson Shirley was a life long resident of Toledo and graduate of Whitney High School. At the age of 16, Shirley began to work for her father in his cabinet and pool business as a secretary. Later, she was employed as a bookkeeper for Boellner Construction. Classes at the art museum inspired her life passion and true calling of working with glass. Shirley and her husband Bob traveled the eastern United States showing and selling their glass at art shows. Their art pieces are in homes all over the world. Shirley was an amazing mother and nana and family was a priority for her. She always made sure that she prepared your favorite food and loved the tradition of making candy with family at Christmas. 

Shirley is survived by husband, Robert Topp; daughters, Marla (Clark) Watkins and Jamie (Ron) Parton. Also surviving is step son, Robert Vincent (Jamie) Topp; grandchildren, Brianna (Alex) Geisel, Grant Parton, Natalie Topp and Lauren Topp. 

Private services will be held for the family on Monday, October 19th, at the Thos. I. Wisniewski Funeral Home (419-531-4424). Memorial contributions can be made to the Toledo Humane Society or Promedica Ebeid Hospice.

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Private Services

Thomas I. Wisniewski Funeral Home
2426 N. Reynolds Rd
Toledo, OH 43615


Ebeid Hospice
Sylvania OH 43560

Toledo Area Humane Society
827 Illinois Ave., Maumee OH 43537
Tel: 1-419-891-0705

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