Doren Leslie Slade

January 17, 1945June 11, 2019

Doren L. Slade is survived by her spouse, Lisa J. Slade of Unadilla NY, brother Michael Slade and his wife Corinne of Cutchogue NY and their children, cousins Toni and Les Gallant of Atlanta, GA and their children, cousins Roger and Margaret Rosenkrantz of New Hampshire and their son, cousins Richard and Barbara Maslow of Bedford, NY and their children, and many dear and close friends.

Doren was born on January 17, 1945 and died on June 11, 2019. She was a woman of great scholarship receiving her Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1973 and becoming a certified psychoanalyst in 1986. She wrote the book Making the World Safe for Existence…, and has been published in psychanalytic journals.

Doren was an avid traveler and had a passion for Mexican culture and cuisine. She was always an understanding, insightful, and empathic person and helped many people who are now living enriched lives.

A Funeral service will take place Sunday morning, June 16, at 10am at Temple Beth El, 83 Chestnut Street, Oneonta, NY 13820. Graveside service immediately following at Unadilla Center Cemetery. Reception after at Lisa and Doren's home, 308 Fred Braun Road, Unadilla, NY 13849.

In lieu of gifts and flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

Online condolences to the family may be made at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

Directions to Unadilla Center Cemetery • From Oneonta - take Chestnut street heading west. • Turn left on Oneida St/Rte 7W • continue through Otego and Wellsbridge. • After sign for "Oliver's Auto Sales" on left, take second right onto County Hwy. 3A • Stay right at the fork • After sharp bend to the left, cemetery is approximately 1.5 miles on the left • Parking is inside cemetery in the back grassy area

From cemetery to Lisa and Doren's home • Turn right out of cemetery • Take a right on Washburn Road • Continue on Washburn as it becomes Fred Braun Road. • House number is 308, on the left.

Recommended accommodations for travelers: Hampton Inn, Oneonta. (Ask for Bereavement discount)


  • Funeral Service Sunday, June 16, 2019

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