Slack, Emily V.

Emily V. Slack, 100, of Frenchtown, NJ, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at her home. Born December 23, 1915 in Frenchtown, NJ, Emily was a lifelong resident of Frenchtown. She graduated from Frenchtown High School and attended Churchmans’ Business College, where she completed Pre-Standard and Standard courses of the American Institute of Banking. Emily worked as a bank manager at the First National Bank of Milford in Kingwood Township, NJ. She also worked at a plumbing supply, Howard Sinclaire Co. for many years. Daughter of the late Jack and Ruth (Pursell) Vanselous, Emily is survived by her daughter O. Gail Zearfoss of Erwinna, PA and her two granddaughters Deborah Davis of Norfolk, VA and Amy L. Zearfoss of East Helena, MT. She was predeceased by her sister Thelma Shaddinger. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 11 AM the Frenchtown United Methodist Church, 16 Third Street, Frenchtown, NJ followed by a luncheon. Visitation will also be held on Thursday from 10-11 AM prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Frenchtown United Methodist Church, 16 Third Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825. For more information or to send online condolences, please visit

Johnson-Walton Funeral Home
24 Church Rd
Milford, NJ 08848
(908) 995-2393

Published in The Express Times from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2016

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