Lyons—Joseph A. Slattery died Aug. 20, 2013 after a short illness.
At Joe's request, there will be no calling hours. Service will be private. Memorial in Joe's memory to Eaton Birding Society, 19 Herbert St., Geneva. Arrangements by Boeheim-Pusateri Funeral Home, Lyons.
He was born in Ithaca and resided in Lyons for 54 years. He was a graduate of the NYS Forestry College. He served in the US Navy for 7 years. Joe was a science and biology teacher at Lyons Central School for 25 years, retiring in 1985. Joe enjoyed retirement by volunteering at the Lyons Library. He delivered meals for the Meals on Wheels program for 16 years. He enjoyed birdwatching and served as treasurer of the Eaton Birding Society for 18 years.
Joe is survived by his wife, Carol; son, David (Laura); grandchildren, Fiona Rose & Bryan Joseph; several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Thomas.