Dorothy V. VanSlyke
  • Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 7, East Syracuse, New York 13057
  • American Cancer Society
    PO Box 7
    East Syracuse, NY 13057-0007

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“To David, Chad & ColeI heard of Dorothy's passing today and we are sorry for your loss. Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian...Read More »
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“We're sorry we couldn't be there at this time but my special aunt will always hold a place in my heart and I'll always miss her ”
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“Dorothy was a dedicated and devoted member of our Hall & McChesney family.She epitomized the highest standards of value,integrity and respect set...Read More »
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“Gram always treated us as her own. We love you and will miss you always. Jami, Lani, Marni and Meah ”
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“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
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Dorothy V. VanSlyke

Dorothy V. VanSlyke, 93, of Cicero, died Friday evening, March 1, 2013, at St. Joseph's Hospital of congestive heart failure. Born in West Virginia, she was a life long New York resident.

She had worked in the Better Dress Department of E. W. Edwards, in management in Hall & McChesney's microfiche department and retired from the computer tax reporting department of Dyna Tax in the mid 1980's. She enjoyed camping and snowmobile riding and, as a young lady, was an accomplished equestrian. She loved to garden, tending to the humming birds and totally loved her grandchildren. Her husband of 67 years, Donald C. "Whitey" VanSlyke predeceased her on June 7, 2006.

Surviving are her children, Joan Fineberg and David VanSlyke; a sister-in-law, Ruth Young; four grandchildren, Jacquelyn (Michael) Meyer, Jeffrey (Dina) Domachowski, Chad VanSlyke and Cole VanSlyke; three step-grandchildren, Jami M. Fineberg, Eric M. (Robyn) Fineberg and Alison B. (David Pauldine) Fineberg; six step great-grandchildren, Lea Greene, Carly Volante, Lani Fineberg, Marni Fineberg, Rachel Fineberg and Zachary Fineberg; a step great-great-granddaughter; a niece and several nephews.

Services will be Tuesday, March 5th, at 10 am at Fergerson Funeral Home with burial following in Woodlawn Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home, 215 South Main Street, North Syracuse.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 7, East Syracuse, New York 13057