Robert A. Slater

January 6, 2021


SLATER - Robert A.
Age 73 formerly of the City of Tonawanda, January 6, 2021. Son of the late Roger and Etta (nee Garrity) Slater; father of Laura (Thomas) Rush and Matthew (Jill) Slater; grandfather of Erin (fiancé Ian Kibler) Rush, Thomas (fiancée Tara McHugh) Rush and Robin Rush; brother of Roger Slater, Douglas (Beth) Slater, Joan Slater and the late Vicki Perkins; also survived by nieces and nephews. Robert was a 1965 graduate of Tonawanda High School where he played on the Varsity Basketball Team. He was a member of the Niagara Hose Volunteer Fire Co. and the Eldredge Club. Calling hours will be held on Sunday January 10th from 2-4 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts) in Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Andrew’s RC Church, 1525 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Elmwood Ave.) in the Tw. of Tonawanda on Monday, January 11th at 9:30 AM. Everyone is welcome. Private prayers will be held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. As you prepare to attend, please be mindful that face coverings and social distancing will be required. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are preferred to St. Andrew’s RC Church. Condolences may be shared online at

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January 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc
25 William St.
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Funeral Service
January 11, 2021

9:30 AM
St. Andrew's RC Church
1525 Sheridan Dr.
Tonawanda, NY 14217

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