Terry Slate

Obituary of Terry T. Slate


Terry T. Slate, 65, of Call Rd., died Monday, May 27, 2019 at his home.

Born on August 28, 1953 in Watertown, NY, he was a son of Edwin Leslie and Genevieve Belle Hubbard Slate. He attended local schools and later obtained his GED.

Terry married Toni J. Statt on May 22, 2004 in Theresa, NY. A previous marriage to Cindy Norman, ended in divorce.

He was a machine operator, filling milk bottles, for Patterson Farms, Watertown, NY for many years and also drove truck for Borello Trucking, for a time.

Terry was an NRA member and enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR, reading Stephen King novels and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Toni; daughter and son-in-law, Gert and Todd Shawcross, Gretna, NE; daughter, Ginger Gray, Philadelphia, NY; daughter, Heather Slate, Del Rio, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Terri Lynn and Michael Cowher, Hammond, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Jerilynn and James Mahon, Dexter, NY; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Arnold "Arnie" Slate, Theresa, NY; a sister, Linda Slate Taylor, Carthage, NY; brother and sister-in-law, Max H. Slate and Murielle; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents, brothers, Edwin G. Slate and Max E. Slate, Sr., and a sister, Genevieve Slate Peer all died previously.

At Terry's request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY.

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