John E. Altop
John E. Altop, age 82, of Baltimore, passed away February 24, 2014, at Heartland of Fairfield Care Center. He was a U. S. Army Korean Conflict veteran and a retired employee of Western Electric. John was a member of the Lancaster Pistol and Rifle Club, the American Rifle Association, National Rifle Association, the American Kennel Association specializing in Weimaraners.
He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl (Brian) Flowers; sons, John (Ellen) Altop, Michael Altop and Paul Altop; grandchildren, Devin Swartz, Joe (Alina) Flowers, Amy Flowers, Megan (Patrick) Donahey, Joshua (Melissa) Altop, Tara Altop, Zoe Drake, Matthew Altop, Madeline Altop and Dustin (Brandy) Altop; 10 great-grandchildren; and cousin, Johnnye Ann Lane.
John was preced in death by his parents, John and Mildred Altop; and wife, Judith A. Altop.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at the Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home. There will be no funeral rites and burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43229 in John’s memory.
On-line condolences may be made at www.haltemanfettdyer.com