Stanley (Dick) T. Slate

Born: Thu., Jun. 27, 1929
Died: Wed., Oct. 31, 2012

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Nov. 03, 2012
Location: Harrisville

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HARRISVILLE- A funeral service with military honors for Stanley T. Slate (Dick), 83, Co Rt 23, will be held 12:00 PM Saturday November 3rd at the Adirondack Funeral Home, Harrisville.

He died Wednesday morning at his home while under the care of his loving family and Lewis County Hospice. Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice PO Box 266 Lowville, NY 13367. Online condolences may be made at

Dick was born the Lewisburg area of the Town of Wilna on June 27, 1929 to Elmer Stanley and Maude Hubbard Slate. He attended school in Newton Falls. He joined the US Marines in 1945 and served in North Africa, New Guinea and aboard the USS Midway. He was honorably discharged in 1948. He was united in marriage to Bernice Mae Northrup on June 19, 1949 in Newton Falls. He was a coater operator at Newton Falls Paper Co. for 47 years, retiring in 1991.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Fine, NY. and a member of the East Pitcairn Wesleyan Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was involved in the construction of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and the Clifton Fine Central School.

He is survived by a son and daughter in law, Elmer Fred and Laurie Slate, Chaumont, and five daughters and four sons in law, Celia Eileen and Bruce Bango, Candy Jolane and David Sullivan and Estella Louise (Jo) and Lane  Garrow all of Harrisville, Cynthia Karen and Stephen Davoy, Lowville, and Corrine Rose Slate, North Carolina. He also has 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is predeceased by  four siblings, Derlyn Philip, Hermon George (Ted), Virginia Mae Barnhart, and Carol Marie Cross. He is also predeceased by a foster brother, Crandall”Tootsie” LaPlante.

Charitable donations may be made in Stanley (Dick)'s memory to the following organization:

Friends of Lewis County Hospice
PO Box 266 Lowville, NY 13367

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Laurie And Carl Northrop
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Aunt Bernice, Celia, Jo, Corrine, Candy, Cynthia and Elmer Fred,
My deepest sympathy is being sent to all your families, sorry for your loss. Uncle Dick was a wonderful man and will be missed by all. Prayers and comfort being sent your way. Laurie, Carl and Family

Susan and Chelsie Taddonio
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
We would both like to express our condolences to the family.
And let you know that you are all in our thoughts. Let us know if we can help in any way...

Ellen Eves
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Cyndi and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you , I know how much he meant to your family. He will be forever in your in your hearts.

Keith & Becky Moore
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Our prayers go up for you, Bernice & family. I always enjoyed when Dick came in my office. He always brought a smile to my face!

Mike and Gladys Fenton
   Posted Sat November 03, 2012
We remember Dick well as friend and neighbor. I remember working with Dick and his brother at the paper mill. our prayers are sent your way.

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