Slack,Gwenda Mae


Gwenda Mae (Richards) Slack, 88, of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017.  She was the surviving spouse of the late Rev. Robert R. Slack, who died Oct. 24, 2015.

Born in New Castle, PA on September 30, 1928, the daughter of Thomas Humphrey Richards and Minnie Olive (Lutz) Richards, Gwenda  is survived by three children, Barbara A. (Ron) Lewis, Laura M. (Craig) Edwards and Thomas R. (Henrietta) Slack; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (Lewis) Spatara, Rebecca Lewis, Jessica Lewis, Joshua Lewis, Chad Edwards, Cory Edwards, Nicole (Edwards) Morris and Thomas Slack II; eleven great grandchildren and a brother, Dr. Paul Richards.

Rev. Slack served churches  from 1960 to retirement in 1988 in Stoneboro; West Elizabeth/Elrama; Pleasant Unity/Lycippus; Brownsville: Centerville/Taylor; and Shanksville/Central City.
Friends were received on Tuesday August 8 in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home in Jefferson Hills.  A private burial was to be held at The National Cemetery of The Alleghenies.