Welcome to the memorial page for

Gloria J. (Parker) Slater

March 14, 1930 ~ March 11, 2017 (age 86)

Gloria J. Slater, 86, passed away at 11:30pm Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Memorial Hospital. 


Gloria was born on March 14, 1930 in South Bend to Robert and Almeda (Parker) Taylor.

On May 15, 1948 in South Bend as Gloria Parker, she married Peter C. Slater.  He died on August 17, 2015.


Surviving are a daughter Judy Ann Kovacs of South Bend, son Dennis P. (Laurie) Slater of South Bend, grandson Kyle K. Slater, two step-grandchildren Matthew Sobieski and Anna Sobieski and two great-grandchildren Kelsea Slater and Kaiya Slater.  Gloria loved to go dancing, playing cards, and going to the lake.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Our Lady of Hungary Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.  Family and friends may call from 4-8 Wednesday in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.   Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Alzheimer’s Association.  To leave an online condolence, visit our website or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Alzheimer's & Dementia Services
P.O. Box 1835, South Bend IN 46634

 Service Information

March 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Mass of Christian Burial
March 16, 2017

10:00 AM
Our Lady Of Hungary
829 W Calvert Street
South Bend, IN 46613

March 16, 2017

11:30 AM
Highland Cemetery
2257 Portage
South Bend, IN 46616

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