Theresa Antoinette Petrola-Slater - May 4, 2017

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HANNACROIX – Theresa Antoinette Petrola-Slater, 90, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017.  Our hearts lost a beautiful, giving and loving mother.  Theresa was born and raised in Albany on February 26, 1927, an orphan of Saint Vincent’s.  She married Richard Levan Slater in 1953 and raised five children, James Slater, Nancy O’Brien, Donna Taormina, Sandra Slater and Catherine Slater. 

     Theresa is survived by four children;   twelve grandchildren;   and seventeen great-grandchildren.   Theresa dedicated her life to family and people, extending kindness to everyone.

     A service in her memory will be held on May 20th at 1:00 at Freedom Chapel, 143 County Route 111, Alcove, NY 12007.  Donations may be sent in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 in support of a cause very dear to her heart, helping children.