Dewey Slater was born September 28, 1948, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, doing what he loved, swimming. Dewey believed in volunteerism as he served on and chaired many boards in Fresno. He attended Fresno High and went on to the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Economics. Dewey returned to Fresno after graduation and went into the family business: Slater's Furniture. He survived by Marie Campopiano, his wife of 42 years. He is also survived by his children; Samantha Slater, Andrew Slater and his wife Hollie, and most importantly, his granddaughters, Simone and Scarlett. Dewey is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law Geri Ann and Gary Campopiano, brother John Slater and brother and sister-in-law Mark and Lisa Slater. Nephews and a niece also survive him. A Memorial Service will be held at Temple Beth Israel, 6622 W. Maroa Ave. Fresno, Ca., on August 13, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to
. Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 'L' Street, Fresno, California (559)266-0666
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Published in the Fresno Bee on Aug. 11, 2013