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Mrs. Hazel Topper

Mrs. Hazel Eva Topper, 70, of Beaumont, Calif., died on May 1 in Banning, Calif. Born June 18, 1930, in Reisterstown, she was a daughter of the late George and Eva C. Sprinkle Glacken.

Mrs. Topper was a graduate of Emmitsburg High School and attended Hagerstown Secretarial School. She was a member of San Gorgonio Catholic Church. She was a homemaker for 50 years.

Surviving are four daughters, Patricia Topper of Beaumont, Barbara Starling of Roseboro, N.C., Marianne Federline of Hagerstown, and Victoria Hansford of Hagerstown; three sons, Charles M. Topper of Westminster, Brian Topper of Beaumont, and Wayne Topper of Hagerstown; three sisters, Mary Keckner of Corpus Christi, Texas, Margaret Turner of Rio Hondo, Texas, and Grace Bentz of Thurmont; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Topper was preceded in death by one son, Christopher E. Topper.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on May 11 at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg, with the Rev. James 0. Kiernan as the celebrant. Interment was in New St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Emmitsburg.

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