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Obituary for Monica Marie Slater

Monica Marie Shetler Slater, 61 of Moravia, NY died February 11, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born August 22, 1958 in Syracuse, NY, she was the daughter of the late James and Rita M. Kline Shetler.

Having been a lifelong resident of the area, she had been a 1975 graduate of Moravia high School. Working for various places in the area she had made a career of working for Cross Filtration in Moravia for over 30 years. Shortly after High School she married Donald W. Slater and had celebrated July 2, 43 years of marriage.

Monica had enjoyed reading mysteries, volunteering at school functions which included plays and games, volunteering with the New Hope Fire Dept., helping her husband with various lawn maintenance and landscaping projects, and spending time with her daughter and grandchildren.

Besides her husband Donnie, She is survived by her children, Kenneth Slater of Perkinston, Mississippi, and Stefanie (Edward) Raymond of Moravia, grandchildren, Ariana and Scott Raymond, sisters, Maria (Merton) Suits,and Ann Shetler, Sister in law Judy (Mark) Cuddeback, brothers in law, Stanley (Brenda) Slater, and Carl (Linda Greene) Slater and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on February 15, at noon at the Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton NY . Family will recieve friends from 10:00- 12:00 prior to the services. Spring interment will take place at the Kelloggville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to New Hope Fire Dept. or to Hospice of CNY. Condolences may be made to Monica's guestbook at