Harry Slater

Obituary of Harry John Slater

Please share a memory of Harry to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.

Mr. Harry J. Slater, 74, of St. Johnsville, NY passed away on January 18th, 2023 at St. Mary’s Hospital, with family by his side, following a long fought illness.

He was born on August 3, 1948, in Central Bridge, NY, the son of the late Donald and Juanita Partridge Slater.

Most recently he was employed at Herkimer Walmart and before that had worked in local factories and as a mechanic. He recently retired and continued to do odd jobs, keeping busy.

In his spare time, he enjoyed painting by number on glass, mechanic work almost daily, fishing, and visiting with family and friends.

Harry had served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War.

He was predeceased by his parents, Donald and Juanita(Partridge) Slater and his siblings: Linda, Robert, Edna and Frances.

Survivors include his sons: David (Louise) Slater and Michael(Marie) Slater, step-daughters: Amanda(Jason) Bonneau and Carrie(Chris) Schmidtmann, and a step-son, John(Lisa) Carpenter…grandchildren Bernie, Janelle, Gabrielle, Tyler, Quincy, Colin, Jade, EmmaJo, Nyha, Bubba, Kaeleigh, Neesa, Jenny and Danny; along with several nieces and nephews

A special thank you to the staff of St. Mary’s  ICU, for the care given to Harry.

Arrangments are entrusted to Gray-Houghtaling and Smith Funeral Home, 34 Center Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339.

A graveside service will be held in the spring, with military honors   the date and time will be announced. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Harry Slater, please visit Tribute Store
A Memorial Tree was planted for Harry
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Fort Plain Funeral Home
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Harry Slater

In Loving Memory

Harry Slater

1948 - 2023

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Services for Harry Slater
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Harry Slater.
Visit the Tribute Store
Share Your Memory of