SYRACUSE >> Gerald L. Van Slyke Sr. passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 31, 1940.
He was a son of Donald and Daisy Van Slyke. He was a member of the VVS Class of 1959. Gerald was formerly married to Diane Rowe. Gerald retired from Chrysler.
He is survived by four brothers, Donald, Roger, Russell and David; and four sons, Jeffery, Jerry Jr., Paul and Thomas; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at New Comer Funeral Home, Bear Street and Route 11, North Syracuse. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday from the funeral home. Burial will take place in North Syracuse Cemetery.
Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on July 24, 2014