LAKELAND - Helaine S. Slakman, 90, passed away Saturday March 15, 2014 from natural causes.
She was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Lakeland, FL in 1956. Helaine was a long time member of Temple Emanuel in Lakeland. She formerly volunteered at the Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine for many years.
Helaine was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Leo Slakman.
She is survived by sons, Richard (Janet) of Allisonia, VA, Bernard (Lanie) of Melbourne, FL and Norman (Becky) of Dallas, TX; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, 11:00 AM at Temple Emanuel, 600 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland. Interment will follow at Temple Emanuel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple Emanuel.
The family would like to express their thanks to the nurses and staff of Good Shepherd Hospice and the staff at Lake Morton Plaza.
Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, Southside Chapel.
Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes - Southside Chapel
1727 Bartow Road Lakeland, FL 33801
Published in Ledger from Mar. 17 to Mar. 18, 2014