Slingerland, James Stewart
He attended Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central school.
He served in the U.S. Army.
James worked for Albany Asphalt in Albany, N.Y. until his retirement.
Marriage & Children
- Laura Lee Slingerland 3/21/1957
- Kenneth James Slingerland 4/12/1958
- Scott Allen Slingerland 5/26/1959
- Ronald Stewart Slingerland 10/4/1960
- Michael Shawn Slingerland 10/1/1962
- Traci Marie Slingerland 10/24/1964
- James Michael Slingerland
- William Joseph Slingerland
WESTERLO, N.Y. James S. Slingerland, 74 years, of Westerlo, passed away at his home on May 11, 2008. He was born in Albany, N.Y. on July 16, 1933, son of the late Arthur J. and Mabel C. (Stewart) Slingerland. James was a mechanic for Albany Asphalt until his retirement. He was a member of Teamsters Local #294 in Albany. He enjoyed rebuilding tractors and loved playing cards. James also loved to stop for coffee in the local coffee shops. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Slingerland. Surviving are his wife, Shirley (Tallman) Slingerland of Westerlo; six sons, James M. Slingerland, William J. Slingerland, Kenneth Slingerland, Scott Slingerland, Ronald Slingerland and Michael Slingerland; two daughters, Laura Slingerland-Casey and Traci Slingerland-Lee; 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Norma D'Alfonsi and Joan McDermott; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be Thursday at 8 p.m. at the So. Westerlo, C.C. Church. Friends may call at the church prior to the service from 6 to 8 p.m.