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Baldwin-Fairchild Oviedo Funeral Home

501 E Mitchell Hammock RD, Oviedo, FL

OBITUARY

Geraldine "Jerry" Topoleski

November 30, 1937May 8, 2020

Geraldine “Jerry” Topoleski, 82, died May 8th at her residence at Madison at Oviedo, in Oviedo Fl.

Jerry was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1937 and grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She graduated high school and completed nursing school to become a registered nurse. She married Edward Topoleski in 1959. They raised 2 children, a son and daughter. In 1979 Jerry and Ed moved to Central Florida and settled in Winter Springs. Jerry was a devoted wife and loving mother. She was an active member of Ascension Lutheran Church in Casselberry, Florida, participating on the church altar guild. Her passion for creativity led her to crochet hundreds of blankets, baby items, and many different types of Christmas ornaments – all prized possessions of countless friends and family members. She will always be remembered for an energy and love of the Lord that eclipsed her petite stature.

Jerry is survived by her loving husband of 60 years Ed, her daughter Kelly / husband Ted; son Ed /wife Diane; and grandsons Eddie, Ted, Ben and granddaughter Stephanie; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services

  • A Memorial Celebration of Jerry's Life will be held at Ascension Lutheran Church in the near future.

Memories

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Eddie Topoleski

May 15, 2020

Babci was my first best friend, and we had countless adventures together. She will be greatly missed.

Lillian Casciano

May 10, 2020

Jerry was so thoughtful and loving, she would call me to ask how I was doing. Always, said we were partners in crime, after Diane an Ed were married. She made afghans and blankets for all the babies in the family. She will truly be missed by all. RIP✝️

Lynn Bachman

May 10, 2020

Jerry always greeted me with a warm hug, a smile and usually something to laugh about she had a great sense of humor and wit about her. I still have many of the doilies, Christmas ornaments and blankets she made my children and grandchildren she didn’t leave anyone out in receiving the many treasures she made. Look out Lord she’ll keep you on your toes up there.

Stephanie Topoleski

May 10, 2020

You are already so dearly missed, our sweet Babcia!

Doris Levinud

May 10, 2020

You will be greatly missed by our whole family. You always had a big smile to greet all of us. More than willing to be a great asset to all that we did as a family. Your love for the Lord in all that you did. Good bye, until we meet again at that great reunion!!!💓

Wendy Clark

May 10, 2020

I will never forget your smile when you came into the classroom for Ben. Thank you for all you did to support our school. You will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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