Tom was a self employed electrician. He loved riding his motorcycle, music, shooting pool, and cherished spending time with his grandchildren and family. He was a "Jack of all Trades".
Survivors include his loving wife, Mary "Peanut" Sorton; daughter, Bridget R. Slater (Jack) of North Ridgeville; two sons, Thomas W. Slater Jr. (Michelle) of North Ridgeville, Bill J. Slater (Crystal) of North Ridgeville. Additional survivors include, 14 grandchildren; two brothers, Bud Slater (Annie) of Berea, Tim Slater (Marilyn) of New London.
Tom was preceded in death by twin infant sons; and his parents, John and Mildred (nee Deyarmin) Slater.
Family will receive friends from 4 until 8 P.M., Wednesday April 3, 2013, at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440) 322-4626 where funeral services will be at 11 A.M., Thursday April 4, 2013. Burial will be at Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria.
Online condolences to the family can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com