In Memoriam: Dorothy "Toppy" O'Leary


posted July 24, 2017

Dorothy "Toppy" O'Leary, 81, of Johnstown, passed away July 19, 2017.

She was the long-time manager of the Pitt-Johnstown Business Office. Colleagues remember Toppy as a very friendly, witty, and knowledgeable employee.

O'Leary's obituary, which ran in the July 21 edition of The Tribune-Democrat, noted that she was a member of SS. Gregory & Barnabas Catholic Church, St. Gregory Church Choir, and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Lady of Knock Division. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack A. O'Leary.

The article also stated that she enjoyed playing cards and dominos with her friends, and going to the beach at the Outer Banks. Toppy's life centered around her love for her family, her faith, her Irish heritage, animals, and the Pitt Panthers.