Fanny G. Toppino

January 22, 1915May 12, 2018

Fanny Juanita Gagnet Toppino died peacefully May 11, 2018 in her home. She was 103 years old. Born January 22, 1915, and a life-long resident of New Orleans, she was the wife of the late M. Emmett Toppino; daughter of the late Louis Gagnet and Fanny Addison Lawson Gagnet; sister of the late Anna Gagnet Lafaye, the late John Lawson Gagnet, and the late Louis Gagnet. Her husband’s children are Charlotte Toppino Fagan (Norvin Fagan), the late Sister Jacqueline Toppino OSU, and the late Suzanne Toppino Colligan (Kevin Colligan). She is also survived by many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. An honorary alumna of Ursaline Academy, she lived her life in service to many. Her legacy is the love she imparted to her family and all who knew her.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, 444 Metairie Rd. Metairie, Louisiana 70005 on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at church at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery.


  • Visitation Saturday, May 19, 2018
  • Memorial Mass Saturday, May 19, 2018

Fanny G. Toppino

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