Friday, October 12, 2012

Slater, Linn Wilson 1876-1954 Norwich Obituary

Slater, Linn Wilson 1876-1954

Linn Wilson Slater, 78, 38 Cortland Street died at his home at 5:15 this morning.
Mr. Slater was born October 18, 1876, in Preston, the son of Porter A. and Ellen Clarke Slater. He was married to Edna H. Scribner November 12, 1911, in Scranton, Pa. Of this union there survive a daughter, Mrs. Donald Burr of this city.
Mr. Slater had made his home with his family in this city for the past 12 years. Prior to moving to Norwich he had engaged in farming at both Preston and at Mead's Pond. He operated a dairy farm at Mead's Pond for the last 20 years before his retirement in May of 1942.
Mr. Slater was a member of the First Congregational Church and of the Churchmen's Fellowship of that church.
Besides the wife and daughter he is survived by a son and a daughter by a previous marriage, Carlton A. Slater of Oxford and Mrs. Phillip Ball of Norwich.
Six grandchildren, an aunt, several cousins also survive.
The body is at the residence from where funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, the Rev.Avery D. Post, pastor of the First Congregational Church officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Friends are invited to call at the residence tonight from 7 to 9 and tomorrow afternoon and evening.
Arrangements are by the Robert J. Fahy Funeral Home.

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