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Alan Slaton

September 25, 1951 - November 6, 2021

Alan Slaton, 70, of Trenton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was a longtime area resident. Alan retired after more than 25 years as a cook at Trenton State Prison. He enjoyed bowling and spending times with his family. He was a devoted family man who was always willing to help anyone in need. Family was very important to Alan, and he always wished that they lived closer to him.

Predeceased by his mother Memphis Slaton; he is survived by his loving wife Patricia (Gorman) Slaton;

3 sisters; 3 brothers-in-law, Father Robert Gorman, Michael and Cindy Gorman, and Jim and Aquatia Gorman; many nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends and neighbors, as well as his beloved feline companions, Franklin and Mia who brought him so much joy.

Funeral services are private and at the convenience of the family.

Burial will take place privately with military honors at the Brigadier General Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, North Hanover Township, NJ.

Services are under the direction of the Buklad-Merlino Memorial Homes, Hamilton.


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Patricia Slaton
Patricia Slaton
Oct 02, 2022

My companion, my best friend, my Husband. Al was a Man who absolutely loved life and lived it to it's fullest everyday. Family meant everything to Him, he adored his Mother and talked about her often. Al would have given the shirt off his back to anyone in need. Al taught me so many things that have made me a better person today. He served 12 years in the army right out of high school and one thing that was very important to him was being a responsible person and keeping your word. He loved his country Very Very much and being in the military contributed to the wonderful Man he was. I think about him everyday and I mis…


Michael Seward
Michael Seward
Nov 28, 2021

This is a shock.. I new al from papps Bowling. Had many good times with him. He will be missed by many. R.I.P Buddy untill we me again



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