OBITUARY

Jack N. Topalian

October 24, 1924July 29, 2018
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Jack N. Topalian 93, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2018 after a brief illness. Jack was born in Detroit in 1924. During WWII he joined the Army Air Corps. He became an aerial navigator and reconnaissance officer. He graduated from Lawrence Tech with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Most of his professional career was as an aircraft engineer. He was employed by Williams Research Corporation in Michigan and Pratt & Whitney in Florida from where he retired in 1991. He is survived by his son Roger (Valerie); daughter Joanie Black (Jack); grandchildren Eric, Ryan and Brittany and great grandson Vincent. Also survived by his sister Mary, nephews Darwin, Mark and Jeff, nieces Linda, Janine and Tina and long time dear friend Eva Bilinski. He was preceded in death by his brother Jon (Eva). A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday, August 7th from 6-8 pm, Howard Quattlebaum Funeral and Event Center, 754 US Highway 1, North Palm Beach, Florida 33408, (561) 848-9641. Burial will be held at South Florida National Cemetery, 6501 S. State Road 7, Lake Worth on Wednesday, August 8th at 11:15 am sharp, Lane 1. Those planning an expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers may donate to the Armenian General Benevolent Union 55 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022-1112 for the Arshag & Isgouhi Barsamian Topalian Memorial which is for graduate students at the American University of Armenia.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his son Roger (Valerie); daughter Joanie Black (Jack); grandchildren Eric, Ryan and Brittany and great grandson Vincent. Also survived by his sister Mary, nephews Darwin, Mark and Jeff, nieces Linda, Janine and Tina and long time dear friend Eva Bilinski. He was preceded in death by his brother Jon (Eva).

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Military Services Wednesday, August 8, 2018
REMEMBERING

Jack N. Topalian

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Rosanna Furioso-Rojas

August 12, 2018

I was so happy that my cousin Jack traveled to California and we got to meet him. He was very special to me. My mother looked forward to his visits. He was a forward thinker, a brilliant mind, and a big heart. His smile will always be remembered.
Cousin Rosanna Furioso- Rojas

Leah Shaver

August 6, 2018

It was a pleasure to have known Jack. He was a gentle, kind, loving person. May his family and friends feel supported by love even as they mourn his passing. XO Leah

David Valenti

August 2, 2018

Jack was always everyone’s favorite man!
He was always smiling! And I know many people will miss Jack!

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