Velma C. Slayman
Velma C. Slayman, 81, passed away on February 5, 2014 after a short illness.
Val was born on June 30, 1932 in Akron, Ohio to Nicholas and Mary Carris. She attended Ohio State University
and worked for Goodyear Aerospace until the birth of her first child. She later returned to the workforce and retired from Gold Circle Stores.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 1973; and her brother and sister-in-law, John and Patricia Carris. She is survived by her children, Rebecca Slayman (Everett Gallagher), Lisa Slayman, Beth Slayman, Mary Conley (Patrick), and Barbara Slayman; her grandchildren, Chelsea, Nicholas, and Alexander Conley; her brother and sister-in-law, Timothy and Ann Caris; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be on Sunday, 2 to 5 at HUMMEL FUNERAL HOME, 500 E. Exchange St. in Akron. The funeral service will take place on Monday, February 10, 2014, 1 p.m., at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 129 S. Union Street, Akron, Ohio 44304. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made VNS Hospice Care Center, 1 Akron General Ave., attn: Development Foundation, Akron, Ohio 44307. 330-836-3100