News Death Notice

SLOTWINKSI, Edwin F. age 86, of Middletown, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Atrium Medical Center. He was born December 12, 1926 in Houston, TX to Andrew and Emelia Slotwinksi who emigrated from Poland to New York City where they met and married. He served our country during WWII in the US Navy with an honorable discharge on the destroyer Lafayette. He attended Houston and Columbia University. He was transportation manager for Armco Steel for 38 years, retiring in 1984. He served as president of the Texas Industrial traffic league. He was also a member of the Northern Industrial Transportation League. Edwin was a member of Tytus Avenue First Church of God. He was an avid golfer in his younger years and missed it terribly as he grew older. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Edwin Slotwinski Jr; sister, Albina; brother, Rudolph Slotwinski. Edwin is survived by his wife, Delight Slotwinski; children, Sheila (Michael) Craycraft, Sharon Chasteen, Terry Hileman all of Middletown; grandchildren, David Chasteen, Shane Craycraft, Chris Chasteen, Travis Hileman, Jason Craycraft, Jessie Craycraft and eight great-grandchildren. My E.D., my great beloved, so far away has now gone. He heard and has now followed the snow white angels sweet becoming song. He was my one true love, his spirit was as gentle as a lovely dove. He winged his way to those who have so long awaited to be with them he winged his way so he has stated I won't be long behind, oh God forbid My pain without you can not be abided I want to be with you now and forever and will abide, all my love Delight. Visitation will be held Monday, February 11, 2013 from 12:00-2:00 pm at Tytus Avenue First Church of God. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00 pm at the church with Rev. Damon Curtis officiating. Interment will be at Fairmound Cemetery with Middletown Honor Guard services. Memorial contributions may be made to Tytus Avenue First Church of God, 3300 Tytus Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45042. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com.

Published in Journal-News on Feb. 8, 2013