Memorial Celebration: A Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 1-4 P.M.
Barry G. Slavic age 78 of Matteson, Twp. and formerly of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at his home on Matteson Lake.
Barry was born January 31, 1940, in Brownsville, PA a son to the late George and Evelyn (Ursits) Slavic.
He married Carol L. Kelley in November of 2009 in Livonia, MI.
Barry had made his home at his present address for the past six months, and prior to that had lived in Sturgis and the Detroit area.
He retired from Ford Parts and Distribution in Lavonia after 30 years of service.
Barry was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, The Masons, The Loyal Order of Moose, and the Deep Creek Florida Elks.
Barry is survived by his wife Carol Slavic of Bronson, two daughters; Deanna Slavic-Hanner of Milford, Melissa Nostrant of Northville, three grandchildren; Sarah Hanner, Emily Hanner and Brendan Nostrant, step-children; Darcy (Greg) Crites of Sturgis, Kristi (Dave) McAllister of Morrisville, VT and Steven Kelley of Sturgis, eight step-grandchildren, and sister Twila Slavic of Macomb.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Deborah who passed in 1980.
A gathering of family and friends will be at his home Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. If desired, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice in memory of Barry. The family was assisted by the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon.