Sylvia Kelly Damiano


Sylvia R. "Toppy" Kelly Damiano, 90, formerly of Coaltown, Butler County, and Grove City, passed away in Concordia of Cranberry, Mars, following a period of declining illness.
Toppy was born in Keister, Butler County on May 15, 1928, to Burton H. and Sadie P. (Kelly) Thompson. She married Jesse L. Kelly in 1948; he preceded her in death in 1982. Toppy later married Joseph F. Damiano in 1987; he preceded her in death in 2016.
She was a homemaker and formerly was employed by Allegheny Valley Schools. Toppy was a member of the Church of The Nazarene, Grove City.
She is survived by two children, Patrick Damiano, Asheville, N.C., and Jon Damiano, Richmond, Va.; a daughter-in-law, Lorrie Roxberry, Slippery Rock; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents; both husbands; a son, Terry D. Kelly; and a brother, Harold Thompson, preceded Toppy in death.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Church of The Nazarene, 520 N. Center Street, Grove City, PA 16127

Calling hours: From 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday (3-26-19) at CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Service: Funeral Service: Noon Tuesday (3-26-19) at the funeral home.
Burial: Greenlawn Burial Estate.
Published on March 25, 2019
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Melonie Magee
Mar 25, 2019
Dear Family,
It hurts me to say goodbye to a wonderful Saint, but I know I will see her again on the other side.
As Toppy always said when you asked her how she was doing, she replied. "I am way ahead". May God be with you in this time of sorry. God bless you in your travels. She is way ahead and wants us to follow.