William J. Slavin, 82, formerly of Eldred, PA
COMMERCIAL POINT, Ohio – William J. Slavin, 82, formerly of Eldred, PA passed away Saturday (April 29, 2023) at the home of his son.
Born April 1, 1941, in Olean, he was the son of Russell and Margaret Renahan Slavin. On Aug. 24, 1963, in Eldred, he married Nancy Barron, who predeceased him June 17, 2016.
Mr. Slavin worked for the IA Construction Co. for many years, and he was a PIAA high school basketball referee.
In his free time, he enjoyed boating, golfing and watching the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and St. Bonaventure basketball. He loved spending time on Cuba Lake, N.Y., working on his lake house and enjoying it with family and friends.
He is survived by his two sons, Kevin (Debra) Slavin of Columbus and Kris (Tharaha) Slavin of Rochester, N.Y.; a brother, Mike (Norma) Slavin of Altoona, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a daughter Kelly S. Slavin and two sisters Nancy Long and Patty Natale.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (May 3, 2023) at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Road, Olean. A funeral service will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. Thursday (May 4, 2023) in the funeral home. Fr. Michael Reyes, OFM, will officiate. Burial will be at Mount View Cemetery, Olean.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Ohio Hospice of Fayette County, 222 N. Oakland Ave., Washington Court House, OH 43160; or American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY 14228.
Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.