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Obituaries

K. Daniel “Danny” Slate

Dan McClelland

K. Daniel “Danny” Slate, 83, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Riverledge Health Care in Ogdensburg.
A graveside service will be held and announced in the spring. Arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Danny was born in Ogdensburg on July 11, 1933, the son of Kenneth E. and Mildred Santay Slate.
He graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1953 and served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956 as a vehicle and heavy equipment mechanic.
He married Laura Mae Serviss on July 30, 1954 at Fort Benning, Georgia. Laura passed away on November 23, 2008.
Dan worked for Drummond’s Dairy for five years, during high school and for a year after graduation. Upon honorable discharge from the army, he worked as an auto mechanic at Dodd’s Motor Corp. for three years.
In 1959, Dan partnered with his wife Laura and Denver Davis as Wilson Street Garage and eventually operated a service station at 300 West Main Street as West Side Atlantic.
Danny enjoyed fishing, going to camp, racing stock cars, and his work at the garage. He was a member of the Gouverneur VFW.
He is survived by his three children Ronald and Roxanne Slate, Randy Slate, Robin and Russell Young, all of Gouverneur, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dan is also survived by a sister Martha Liscum of North Carolina, several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his wife Laura, a brother, Ronald Slate, a sister, Dolores Jones, and two great granddaughters Cassidy Young and Macy Slate.
Memorial donations in Danny’s memory may be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley or St. James School.