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Charles J. Slany, Sr.

Obituary for Charles J. Slany, Sr.

January 6, 1918 - November 28, 2017
Parma, Ohio | Age 99

Loving Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, Brother-in-law, Uncle and Friend


CHARLES J. SLANY Sr. age 99. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Baum) for 67 years; loving father of Deborah Strawman (John), Charles (Linda) and Laureen Schab (Walter); devoted grandfather of Erica Pontius (Jarrod), Brittany Tangney (Kyle), Chad Slany (Christy), Marissa Wdziekonski (Witold), Nathaniel Slany (Kimberly), Walt Schab (Rebecca), Stephanie and Paul Schab; great-grandfather of Reid, Brynne and Eli; cherished brother, brother-in-law and uncle and friend. Charles graduated from West Tech. High School in 1936. He received his Chemical Engineering degree from Case School of Applied Science. He was a long-time employee of the Harshaw Chemical Company and was the Plant Manager of the Harvard Dennison location during the mid-60's and 70's. Charles was a member of the American Chemical Society. He was an early member of his church serving as an Elder and Trustee. Charles enjoyed the outdoors especially the Cleveland Metroparks. He was a voracious reader. Charles passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA FROM 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1. Service at Parma Christian Church, 7000 Ridge Rd., Parma, OH 44129 on Saturday, December 2, 2017 where the family will receive friends from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at 10:00 AM. Entombment at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery Mausoleum, Cleveland. Friends who wish may contribute to the Parma Christian Church Memorial Fund.

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  • Friends who wish may contribute to the Parma Christian Church Memorial Fund
  • Parma Christian Church Memorial Fund
    7000 Ridge Rd.
    Parma, OH 44129

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7501 Ridge Road
Parma, OH 44129
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