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Elsie E. Slater, 93, of Stroudsburg passed away suddenly on March 7, 2017 at the Pocono-Lehigh Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Norman C. Slater Jr. with whom she shared 57 years of marriage before his passing in 2006.
Born July 26, 1923 in Newark NJ, she was the daughter of the late Christopher and Helen (Dubas) Koscica.
Following high school she then went onto cosmetology school and became a beautician. During WWII, she worked for RCA supporting the war effort. After marrying, Elsie survived Polio and became a homemaker. Elsie was a lifetime member of the Ladies VFW and loved to spend time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed bingo, cooking, camping, lottery tickets and the Hallmark channel as well as watching daily mass on EWTN.
Elsie was predeceased by her sister Irene, brothers Thomas and Peter. Those left to cherish her memory include: Sister Anna; son Norman and wife Kathleen; daughter Cynthia; grandchildren Norman, Brittany and Domenic.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday March 14, 2017 at St. Matthews Roman Catholic Church 200 Brodhead Ave East Stroudsburg PA 18301.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday March 13, 2017 2pm - 4pm and then again from 6pm - 8pm at the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home 27 Washington St. East Stroudsburg.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or stjude.org