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Philip Joseph Slack, Jr.

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“Dear Phil, Andrea and Lori, we are so sorry for the loss of your Father and Grandfather.We so enjoyed chatting with him at the boys' birthday parties...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jim and Diane Reynolds - NJ

“Rest in peace Mr Slack,thank you for serving our country. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Christine Ellsworth - Palmerton, PA

“Phil was such a great guy. He loved to entertain the residents at Brookdale during karaoke. Always ready with a song to sing. He gave us lots of...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ginger Clegg - Palm Harbor, FL

“The 314th Infantry has lost one its best. For those of us who attended many of the reunions, Phil was that special veteran, who brought everyone a...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Dennis G. Tomory - Boardman, OH

“So sorry to hear of Uncle Phil passing. We always had good times with him and enjoyed him passing out cookies when we would leave. Our thoughts and...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Gail Rose - Rockledge, PA

“Some of my best childhood memories were of my nextdoor neighbors on Nightingale Road, Mr. and Mrs. Slack. Rest in peace, Mr. Slack. My deepest...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Marianne Supinski - Philadelphia, PA

“My father, Sgt. Willie Kemmerlin served with Phil in the 314th Regiment. We had the privilege of knowing and loving Phil during the numerous 314th...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Merle Kemmerlin Buck - Orangeburg, SC

“Phil was always the life of the party - clearly enjoying his get-togethers with his 314th. Infantry brothers at the annual meetings. He has been...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Harriet Epstein - Vienna, VA

“We are Very Sorry to All the Family and Friends.He Will Be Greatly Missed.I know he was a great Father and Granfather and Great Granfather.I admired...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Maureen Berndlmaier - PA - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to the entire Slack family! What an awesome life he lived. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Yannarella - Mount laurel, NJ

11 of 11 | Posted by: vincent salceto - Franklinville, NJ

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SLACK, PHILIP JOSEPH JR., 98, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Born and raised in Philadelphia to the late Philip and Anna Taus Slack, he moved here three years ago after living in Tarpon Springs, FL for thirty years.

Mr. Slack served in the 314th Infantry 79th Division of the U.S. Army during World War II in the Normandy, Rhineland, Northern France and Central Europe Campaigns. He received the Bronze Star Medal and a Purple Heart. He enjoyed going to the 314th Infantry reunions.

Mr. Slack was a member of the First Congregational Church in Philadelphia as well as the American Legion, VFW, and the Purple Heart Foundation. He loved entering sweepstakes from magazines and won a variety of prizes.

Mr. Slack is survived by his two sons, Frederick Philip Slack (Pat Henriques) and Philip Joseph Slack, III (Andrea); his brother, Charles Slack (Sue); his six grandchildren; and his eleven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Louise Schmidt Slack; and his two brothers, Louis Slack and Frank Slack.

Funeral services will be private for the family.