Ruth R. Slater

September 23, 1922 ~ January 19, 2019 (age 96)



Ruth R. (Nasso) Slater, died Friday, at Sparrows Point I in Warwick.  She was the beloved wife of the late Earl R. Slater

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Pietro and Jennie ( Shanley ) Nasso

Ruth worked as a salesperson for Grants, Woolworths, and Newberries in downtown Providence for many years before retiring in 1980.

She leaves two daughters, Gloria Slater, and Patricia Marcello and her husband Edward, four grandchildren, Ronald Letourneau, Tammy (Letourneau) Pinheiro and her husband Joseph,  Joseph Letourneau and his wife Lisa, and Russell Letourneau, 7 great grandchildren, and 3 great, great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her 10 brothers and sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 23 at 10:00 am in Saint Gregory the Great Church, 360 Cowesett Road, Warwick, RI 02886. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Care New England Hospice, 51 Health Lane Warwick, RI 02886 in Ruth’s memory would be appreciated.


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Mass of Christian Burial
January 23, 2019

10:00 AM
Saint Gregory the Great Church
360 Cowesett Road
Warwick, RI 02886


Care New England Hospice
51 Health Lane, Warwick RI 02886

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