GAYLORD — Pamela Kay Tope, 57, of Gaylord, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 in Gaylord.

Pamela was born Dec. 30, 1961 in Adrian, the daughter of Richard and Shirley (Hockin) Tope.

She loved playing Yahtzee and Skip Bo card games. Pamela loved country music, especially the Oak Ridge Boys. She treasured her two photos autographed by all of the Oak Ridge Boys.

The family would like to thank the staff at White Pines for the care of their sister, Pam, as well as a big thank you to Stephani.

Pamela is survived by her three sisters, Diane Hopkins of Northport, Carol Moore of Monroe, MI, Pat Viviano of Marysville, CA; and her three brothers, Roger Tope of Rapid River, MI, Ken Tope of Adairsville, GA and Steve McCarthy of Gaylord, MI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sisters, Frances Cilley and Beverly Tope.

Burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in LaSalle, MI will occur in the spring.

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Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Leelanau.

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