ROSEM ARY SLAUGH TER PATE, 51 left us to rest on Monday, July 15, 2013. She graduated from Vero Beach High School in 1979 and obtained both her Bachelors and Masters degrees. Rosemary was an employee of Lockheed Martin in Orlando for almost 29 years. She was an avid cyclist, enjoyed traveling, going out to dinner, and most importantly spending quality time with her sister, Alice. She was preceded in death by her mother, Johnnie Mae Gordon-Slaughter. She leaves behind to mourn her passing: Father, Nathaniel (Geraldine) Slaughter; Sisters: Alnita Thames, Gwendolyn Slaughter, Alice Slaughter-Flowers (special brother-in- law, W.D. Flowers), and Zelda (Nathan) Peterson; Brothers: Nathan Slaughter and Andre (Ronetta) Slaughter; Son: Everett Pate, Jr. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Orlando in the Henry Chapel located at 3000 South John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805. Interment: Winter Garden Cemetery. Professional services are entrusted to Gail & Wynn's Mortuary, Inc. Paid Obituary

Published in the TC Palm on July 19, 2013