Roselyn M. (Oddie) Slocum, age 80, of Elkland, PA passed away Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY due to a fall at her home.
She was born December 26, 1942 in Mansfield, PA and was the daughter of Lorraine Bryant and Robert Frye.
Oddie is preceded in death by husband Gary W. Slocum February 17,2023 and son David Scott Slocum on September 29, 2017.
Early in her life she worked as a beautician out of her home and later as a dental assistant for Dr. Jeffrey Shultz for a number of years. Oddie loved to decorate and rearrange her home. She had a green thumb and enjoyed taking care of her house plants. She could make anything bloom or come to life. She loved shopping especially finding a treasure or a good deal. Most of all, Oddie had a great sense of humor and loved a good laugh! She would always say, “I needed that laugh”.
She is survived by her sister Patricia Harriger of Corning, NY and children: Kim (John) Rimmer of Elkland, Karen (Tom) Fischer of Williamsport, Kay (Kevin) Burris of Painted Post, NY and Ward (Abby) Slocum of Lawrence, KS; nine grandchildren, Clinton (Christina) Slocum of Williamsport, Drew (Carlee) Slocum of Mechanicsburg, Jason (Tiffany) Hetzel of Osceola, Jamie (Brian) Clemons of Adams Center, NY, Christopher (Ashlea) Collum of Tioga, Jordan (Janelle) Collum of Tioga, Preston, Rosie and Bill; niece Brittany Rhoads and nephew Brian Rhoads,19 great grandchildren, Sebastian, Jai, Yuna, Jensen, Kenlee, Taigen, Briana, Benjamin, Rebekah, Jessa, Lauren, Weston, Gracie, Remi, Olivia, Brock, Parker, Delaney and a great great granddaughter, Jordyn.
The family will receive friends at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland on Friday June 2, 2023 from 11:00 – 1:00PM. A memorial service will be held immediately following at 1:00PM with Pastor Jamey Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Osceola.
In lieu of flowers the family would like for each of you to spend time with your loved ones. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com.