Insp. Walt Sloan
April 2, 2004 

April 2, 2004 Mr. Walter James Sloan Jr., 73, passed away from respiratory failure on Friday, April 2, 2004. Walt was born on September 27, 1931, in Syracuse, NY, and moved to Lakeland, FL, in 1998. Walt was a member of the NY State Troopers. He finished his law enforcement career of 30 years with the Syracuse Police Department and retired in 1987 at the rank of Inspector. Walt was a member of the Syracuse Fraternal Order of Police and a lifetime member of the Pastime Club. Walt was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in the Korean War. He was also a member of the Wanoa Monday Night Twilight Golf League. Predeceased by one son Walter "Bub" Sloan in 1987. Survived by his wife Olga Denega Sloan; two daughters Bonnie Salvatore of East Syracuse, NY, and Mary Olga Smith of Lakeland, FL; two sons John Sloan of East Syracuse, NY, and William Sloan of Kirkville, NY; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends and family are welcome to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, May 15, 2004, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 401 North Main Street, Minoa, NY 13116. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Vera House, 2122 Erie Blvd. East, Syracuse, New York 13224. Local arrangements by Keegan-Osbelt-Knight Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on 5/12/2004.