The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 7, 2013

Christine Ann Topor

TWIN ROCKS — TOPOR – Christine Ann “Teeny ,” 82, Twin Rocks, died May 4, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital. Born Dec. 1, 1930, in Bakerton, daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Cwick) Ernest. Preceded in death by husband, Stanley; brothers, Sylvester, Francis and Philip; and sisters, Mary Naleznick and Irene Majoros. Survived by son, Mark, married to the former Rhonda Robertson, Ebensburg; daughter, Cynthia Topor, Twin Rocks; son, Gregory Topor, Twin Rocks; and grandchildren, Megan (Casey) Smith, New Germany, and Lauren Topor, Ebensburg. Also survived by great-grandchildren, Faith and Noah Smith, and brothers, Leonard Ernest, Cleveland, Ohio, and Raymond Ernest, Cresson. Christine enjoyed casino trips with her friends from Twin Rocks and shopping with her daughter and granddaughters. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family. One of their most popular requests was for her homemade spaghetti dinner. She will be deeply missed by her children and family who loved her dearly. A special thank you to Beacon Ridge Nursing Home staff and Dr. Lamantia for their attentive care and compassion during her stay there. Christine was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church and a former member of SS. Timothy & Mark Catholic Church, Twin Rocks. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mundys Corner. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road,  “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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