Surviving are his Daughter, Elaine (Mark) Kogler; Son, Dean (Leslie) Slater; Grandchildren, Kaylyn, Justin and Madeline Slater; his brother Dennis, several half-brothers, half-sisters, several step-brothers and sisters, many nieces and nephews, and his Sisters and Brothers in-law.
Ray was predeceased by his Wife Esther and their Son, Alan J. Slater; his Parents Daniel Slater and Catherine Avery and his Sister Martha Wheeler.
A Memorial Service will be held on July 27th at 10 am at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, Jordan Road, Mottville. Burial at Shepards Settlement Cemetery immediately following service.
Much gratitude and many thanks to ALL of the Nurses and Doctors at Upstate Medical and to the Caregivers at Francis House that showed so much kindness and compassion.
Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Skaneateles Rod & Gun Club, Inc. PO Box 108, Skaneateles, NY 13152 for the Slater Future Trap Shooters Fund, OR to Francis House 108 Michaels Ave, Syracuse, NY 13208.
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