Joan Drake) Slating, age 86, passed away quietly Friday afternoon, April 23, 2021 at Soldiers & Sailors Nursing Home, Penn Yan, NY, with her loving husband by her side.
Joan was born May 1, 1934 in Naples, a daughter of Henry and Frances (Hotchkiss) Miller. Joan was a hairdresser and owned and operated Joan's Beauty Shop in Naples.
Joan was a member of the Naples Red Hat's, a Rotarian, Eastern Stars and the Naples Ambulance Corps, she also was a volunteer at local elections.
Joan is survived by her loving husband; James; she was a mother of three children, Jeff, Sharon and Wayne; step-mother of Janice, Joan and Jim Slating; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; Her energy and love of life will be greatly missed.
A small gathering to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday May 15, 2021 from 1-3 at the Edgerton's Party House 8600 Cohocton St. in Naples.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Maxwell Hose and Fire Co. and the Naples Ambulance Corps, Naples, NY 14512.