Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Mary Slack

July 21, 1923 – April 26, 2023 (age 99)

Newburgh, NY

Mary Slack, of Newburgh and Pine Bush, NY, and Rye, East Sussex, England, entered into rest on April 26, 2023. She was three months shy of her 100th birthday.

Born on July 21, 1922 in Roseton, NY, she married the late William F. Slack Sr. at Moulton Memorial Baptist Church on November 19, 1944. They were married for over 76 years.

She was a partner at William F. Slack Insurance Agency and Quassaick Service Company. Mary also supported her husband as they restored over thirty 17th and 18th century homes in the United States and England. She spent her remaining years in Lakeland, Florida, Pine Bush, NY, and lastly the Valley View Nursing Home in Goshen, NY.

Mary was active in the Masonic Affiliated Lodge, Juanita Court 112, Order of the Amaranth. She was a past Royal Matron and had several NYS appointments to the Grand Lodge. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.

Mary is survived by her son Willian F. Slack, Jr. and daughter in law, Sharon; Granddaughters Stacia Dively and her husband David, Erica, and Melissa Slack; Great-Grandchildren James and Madeline; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh, NY. The date has not been announced.

The family expressed their appreciation to Hospice of Orange/Sullivan Counties and The Kaplan Family Hospice Residence.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mary Slack’s name at the Hospice of Orange/Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550, https://hospiceoforange.com

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