Thelma L. Slaughter, 97, of Melrose Park, formerly of Monroeville, died on April 4, 2017.
She was the wife of the late Rev. William S. Slaughter.
She was born in Patton Twp., PA on October 6, 1919 to the late Andrew and Marie (Powell) Laurie.
She was a graduate of Turtle Creek High School.
She was formerly employed as a Clerical Supervisor for the PA Dept. of State Public Assistance Office.
Mrs. Slaughter was a very active member of Bethel AME Church in Monroeville, PA where she served as Church Clerk, Stewardess, and on the finance committee.
In addition, she served as president of the Pittsburgh area Stewardess Union.
She is survived by two children Sandra Jackson of Melrose Park, PA, James Slaughter and wife Wanda of Beacon, NY, 1 grandson Nathaniel Slaughter, 1 brother Andrew Laurie, Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA , and 2 nieces and 2 nephews.
She was pre-deceased by 2 sisters Vivian Lester and Yvonne Laurie.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing on Monday, April 10, 2017 from 10-11 am followed by the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel AME Church, 2538 Woodlawn Drive, Monroeville, PA.
Interment is in Restland-Lincoln Memorial Park, Monroeville.