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John W. Sloan, 75, passed away unexpectedly, on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at his home. He was born November 18, 1934, in Utica, the son of Patrick and Evelyn Reilly Sloan. John graduated from St. Francis de Sales High School. On September 10, 1955, he married Patricia Lubey at St. Francis de Sales Church, Utica. For over 40 years, he was employed with Local 747, as a Carpenter. Mr. Sloan was a member of St. Mark's Church, North Utica, and enjoyed fishing, gardening, and Bingo. He was also a member of Schuyler Fire Department and Ambulance Corps, as well as several social organizations. Besides his wife, Patricia, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Michael and Dorothy Sloan, South Carolina, John and Joni Sloan, Maine, Paul and Trudy Sloan, Pennsylvania, Katheryn and Takuya Nakayama, Japan, Mary and Jim Miller, New Hartford, and Mark and Brenda Sloan, Whitesboro; his grandchildren whom he enjoyed spending time with, Krystal Kantanla, Tiffany Tucker, Kevin Sloan, Karen Sloan, Ryan Sloan, Amy Best, Kelli Toro, Kengo Nakayama, Marina Nakayama, Alexis Miller, and Heather Sloan; six great-grandchildren; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Regina and Ben Paoni, New Hartford; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by three sisters, Maryanne Mangona, Patricia Ferguson, and Janette Birmingham. The family would like to express their thanks to the Schuyler Rescue Squad and Kunkel Ambulance for their services. The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., at Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, Forty Main Street, Whitesboro. His Memorial Mass will be Monday, 10:00 a.m., at St. Mark's Church, North Utica. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to your favorite charity in his name.

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