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,