Sharon A. (Phillips) Topley, 64

OSWEGO, NY – Sharon A. (Phillips) Topley, 64, a resident of Elm Street in Oswego, passed away Wednesday January 15, 2014, at her home, following a long battle with ALS.

Sharon was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late John F. and Helen (Krupa) Phillips Reidy.

Sharon A. (Phillips) Topley
Sharon A. (Phillips) Topley

She was a life resident of Oswego.

She was a graduate of Oswego High School.

She was employed, for 44 years, with SUNY-Oswego, retiring as the purchasing manager for Auxiliary Services.

She is survived by her husband, Glenn Topley of Oswego; two sisters, Kathy Evans of Louisiana, and Sandy Shonitsky of Oswego; a brother, John (Judy) Phillips of Scriba; six nephews, Ricky Waters of Louisiana, Brian Shonitsky of Rochester, John Phillips of Oswego, Kyle Topley of Oswego, Scott Topley of Baldwinsville, and Patrick Topley of Baldwinsville; four nieces, Tammy Dollar of Louisiana, Taylor Phillips of Oswego, Hunter Topley of Oswego, and Michelle Vignari of Rochester; and seven great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, January 24, at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.

The Rev. Richard Morisette will officiate.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. January 24, prior to the service, at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter, 890 Seventh North Street, Suite 108, Liverpool, NY 13088, or at

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  1. I know for sure that the lights are shining bright all over Heaven as Sharon is welcomed. Because she was always a bright light to everyone here. No matter what , even during our childhoods, she had a way of always making everyone smile and laugh. She will be so missed.

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