Gertrude "Gissie" Slater
April 23, 1927 – July 21, 2018
Gertrude “Gissie” Slater of Revere, MA, formerly of Lake Worth, FL and Winthrop, MA, entered into rest on July 21, 2018 at 91 years of age. She was the beloved wife of the late Burton Slater with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.
Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Bessie (Garde) Bronstein.
For more than 25 years, Gissie worked at Bank of Boston, retiring in 1989. She was very active at the Jack Satter House where she resided and would warmly greet residents at the front desk. Gissie was a giving person, having lovingly volunteered as much time as she could at the Wellington Medical Center in Wellington, FL.
Those left to cherish Gissie’s memory are her devoted children: Larry and Elaine Slater of Salem, MA and Steven and Jeri Slater of Salem, MA: beloved grandchildren, Allison and Zach Halpern of Marblehead, MA, Adam Slater of Salem, MA, Andrew and Susan Slater of N. Andover, MA; Joshua Slater of CA; loving great grandchildren, Jared and Sadie Halpern, Liza Larson, Adalynn, Isla and Margaux Slater; and beloved niece and nephew, Ellen and Jimmy Goldie. She was the sister- in- law of the late William and Natalie Slater.
A graveside service for Gissie will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Tifereth Israel of Winthrop Memorial Park (New Section), 232 Fuller Street, Everett, MA. Shiva will be observed immediately following interment until 8 PM at the home of Ali and Zach Halpern. Contributions in her memory may be made to: The Epstein Hillel School, Six Community Road, Marblehead, MA 01945 or by visiting www. epsteinhillel.org, or to Dana Farber Cancer Center, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215 or by visiting www.dana-farber.org.
- Graveside Funeral Service Wednesday, July 25, 2018