Dorita B. Slate passed away at Branford Hospice on Saturday July 16, 2011. She was 56. Born in Brooklyn, New York on August 25, 1954 she is the daughter of the late George Buckheit and Dorcas Buckley Jones.
Mrs. Slate was a homemaker and graduated from Fordham University where she earned her Bachelor's degree. She enjoyed training her dogs and has won many titles.
She is survived by her husband William Slate, her son Randall G. Slate and her mother Dorcas Jones all of Greenwich, CT.
Calling hours will be held at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home 31 Arch Street on Tuesday July 19, 2011 from 5 to 9 P.M.
A mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Catherine of Siena Church 4 Riverside Avenue, Riverside, CT 06878 on Wednesday July 20, 2011 at 10 A.M.
Internment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery