Juliette ”Bootsie” Topping born Tuesday, May 27, 1952 to the late Dallas Raymond Topping and Emma Leona Gibbs Topping of the Bronx New York.
On Tuesday, November 17, 2020 she made her transition from this life at Montefiore Medical Center of the Bronx, New York.
Juliette “Bootsie” was born and raised in New York City and attended the New York City School System. She held various jobs throughout her life such as manger of a supermarket, worked in a dry cleaner, worker as a Home Health Aide and a few others.
She was the fifth oldest child of fifteen children which she helped raise and support. Her supporting her siblings never stopped be it financially or emotionally. It didn’t matter who you were, if you came to her for help, she helped you. Although she was not the emotional or sentimental type, she had a caring and selfless nature about her.
Juliette “Bootsie” Topping leaves to cherish her loving mother Emma Leona Gibbs Topping of the Bronx, New York, Three sons Terrence “Toby’ Topping, Meleak Marshall and Frankie Palacios, one daughter Keisha L. Topping, Seven grandchildren Shavonne Lewin, Terrence Santiago, Jamarl Santiago, Tysheim Topping, Carlos Moore, Keyala Britt & Dashawn Britt, Thirteen greatgrandchildren Terrence Santiago Jr, Jennie Santiago, Shymel Lewis, Sincere Lewis, Shyneice Lewis, Amaris Topping, Josiah McCalla, Richard Garcia, Kayson Williams, Kameron Williams Ka’Liyah Britt, Lydon Santiago & Carlette Moore, Eight Sisters: Melody Johnson, Ernestine Eli, Cecelia Gil, Picola Benjamin, Betty Cesar, Martha Topping, June Topping, Celena Topping Three, Brothers: Kenneth Gibbs, Leslie Topping, Sylvester Topping, 24 Niece & Nephews, 32 Great Niece & Nephews, 10 Great-Great Niece & Nephews and a host of cousins and very close friends.