Chaumont - Elmer F. Slate, 64, County Rt 125, died Saturday at his home.
A memorial service will be held Friday August 22, at 2pm at the Adirondack Funeral Home 14248 State ST Harrisville. A calling hour will be held from 1- 2 pm prior to the service. Following his wishes, he was cremated.
Elmer was born January 6, 1950 in Gouverneur to Stanley and Bernice Slate. He attended Harrisville Central School. He served in the US Marines from 1969- 1972. He served in Okinawa and Vietnam. He drove tractor trailer for various companies and was an owner operator.
He married Laurie Taddonio June 12, 1999 in Chaumont, NY
He loved to hunt and fish with his father, who was also his best friend. He loved visiting and telling stories. He enjoyed watching cooking shows and collected cookbooks. As a teen he loved playing guitar and was very kind hearted.
He is survived by his wife Laurie, his children Hannah and Alexander, at home. He is also survived by his mother Bernice, Harrisville, and five sisters. He also has several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County or the Disabled Persons Action Organization. Online condolences may be made at www.adirondackfh.com.
Saturday, August 29, 2015, Watertown, NY
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