Jean M. Slater

April 7, 1943 - July 11, 2013
Jean M. Slater

Jean Marie Bartlett Slater, age 70 went home to be with her Lord and Savior, with her family by her side, on Thursday July 11, 2013.

She was born in Tioga, PA on April 7, 1943 Her parents were Ernest A. Bartlett and Dorotha Wilcox Bartlett.

Jean enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of College Acres Baptist Church and the Red Hat Society. She was an avid reader and loved everyone she met. The last two years of her life were spent at Davis Health Care Center in Wilmington, NC.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Marian Hagar, Winifred Bartlett, and Elizabeth Jones.

Jean is survived by her daughter, Patricia Slater Reeves and husband Chad Reeves,and three
grandchildren, Carson, Jackson, and Anderson of Wilmington, NC; two sons, Nick Humphrey and wife Jennifer Humphrey, and four grandchildren, Elizabeth, William, Alexa,and Dylan of Woodbridge, VA, Jason Slater and finance Ashton Keith of Syracuse, NY; two sisters, Norene Burrows of Wellsboro, PA and Ernestine Boom of Lawrenceville, PA; two brothers, Carl Bartlett of Lawrenceville, PA and David Bartlett and wife Kay of Millerton, PA; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of life ceremony will be held 11 am Monday, July 15, 2013 at College Acres Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Glen Bohannon. The family will see friends from 10 to 11 am.

A second celebration of life ceremony will be held for her family and friends in Pennsylvania at Buckheit Funeral Chapel in Mansfield, PA at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to College Acres Baptist Church Sound System Fund, 702 Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403.

The family would like to express a special thanks to the staff of Davis Health Care and Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • July 18, 2013
    Juanita Kaufman & Virginia Crotty says:
    Jean, We love you and miss you. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • July 18, 2013
    Helen Reeves says:
    Jean was a loving Mother,Nana and Friend. Her beautiful smile was contagious and we all will miss her here on earth, however, I rejoice with you that she is in Heaven singing with the angels. Love and prayers as you go through this most difficult time.

  • July 13, 2013
    Rhea Russell says:
    Tater, I am so very very saddened to hear of your great loss. I know how much you adored your mother. Remember all the fond memories of her, it will help you to deal with the pain.

  • July 13, 2013
    Jim & Kelly Hoyles says:
    Dear Patty, Jason & your families, Your Mom was a wonderful woman, I don't remember her ever not having a smile on her face, she was a class act, God Bless you guys, and cherish your memories, I'm sure Mom & Dad Hoyles were there at the gates waiting to take her dancing. Our prayers & sympathy. Jim & Kelly Hoyles & Family

  • July 13, 2013
    Joyce Collins says:
    My prayers, condolences and love go to you Patricia and family. Remember the good memories and I know you had a lot. Mom's are special people that God put on this earth. Bless you and yours.