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John Slockbower

John Slockbower Sr.

Tuesday, December 24th, 1940 - Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Unionville, NY; John Slockbower Sr. passed on July 15, 2020, at Garnet Health Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Slockbower son of the late Earl and Alice (Cosh) Slockbower was born December 24, 1940. He was a lifelong resident of Unionville.

Mr. Slockbower drove a school bus over 30 years, he also worked for Unionville Water & Road Department as well as Pheasant Hill Water Department. He also was a lifetime honorable member of the Minisink Hose Co. in Unionville. Mr. Slockbower loved sitting on his porch, drinking his coffee listening to his music and taking care of his flowers, feeding and watching the birds.

Mr. Slockbower was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Yvonne β€œSis” Slockbower in 2013, a son Jim Slockbower in 1990 and a sister Ann Sillings in 2018. Survived by his children, Cindy Martino of Norwich, NY, John Slockbower Jr. and his companion Jeanmarie Masuck of Westtown, NY, Dawn Hotalen and her husband Hank of Sparta, TN, Tina Slockbower of Unionville, NY, Earl Slockbower and his companion Lynnea Chasmar of Montague, NJ, Mike Slockbower and his wife Nancy of Wantage, NJ and Tammy Schleich and her husband George of Greenville, NY, and his sisters, Betty Slockbower of Unionville, NY, Nancy Lain of Colesville, NJ, Peggy Baker of Cooperstown, NY, Diane Suhocki of Richfield Springs, NY and a brother, Richard Slockbower of Circleville, NY and his cherished 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends will be received on Sunday July 19th from 2-4 & 7-9PM at Ferguson Funeral Home 27 Third Street, Sussex, NJ, funeral services on Monday July 20th at 10AM at the funeral home committal interments services at Mt. Salem Cemetery, Wantage Twp., NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Minisink Hose Co., P.O. Box 372, Unionville, NY 10988.

Due to Government restrictions because of the pandemic CoronaVirus19, the funeral home will restrict up 50 people in building at one time and facial mask must be on at all times.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Ferguson Funeral Home
    27 Third Street
    SUSSEX, NJ 07461
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Ferguson Funeral Home
    27 Third Street
    SUSSEX, NJ 07461
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, July 20th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Monday, July 20th, 2020 10:00am
    Ferguson Funeral Home
    27 Third Street
    SUSSEX, NJ 07461
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Mount Salem Cemetery
    Wantage Twp., NJ


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Katherine Bogardus

Posted at 10:35am
We send our condolences to all the family. Thinking of you all. Rest in Peace John. You will truly be missed. πŸ’”β€οΈπŸ™

Katherine & Frank Bogardus

Wayne Cosh

Posted at 06:53pm
my condolences to John's family and friends. unfortunately we were not able to attend today. Rest in peace John.
Wayne Cosh & Tracy

Kerri Mohrmann

Posted at 09:20am
Rest in Peace John. He was a wonderful man. Sending prayers to the family β€οΈπŸ™

Alan and Laura Goedegebuure

Posted at 03:15pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. John was a good man.

Diane Seeley

Posted at 12:49pm
With sincere sympathy. John was such a presence in life. A gentle giant. πŸ’œ

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