Ira George Slater

M, #6715, b. circa 1928, d. 26 July 2008
     Ira George Slater was born circa 1928. He was the son of James Mair Slater and Alexandrina Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Mash". He married Margaret Burgess Rattray. Ira died on 26 July 2008 at Lethen Park Care Home, Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2,3 His body was cremated on 4 August 2008 at Aberdeen Crematorium (East Chapel), Hazlehead, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.3,2,1

Child of Ira George Slater and Margaret Burgess Rattray

Citations

  1. [S5500] James Mair Slater "Mash", Alexander Slater, George Slater, Ira George Slater and Margaret Burgess Slater Alexandrina Wood "King", Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of our dear mother ALEXINA WOOD (KING) who died 27th January 1951 aged 70 years, and our father JAMES MAIR SLATER (MASH) who died 27th July 1955 aged 75 years, also their sons ALEXANDER and GEORGE, and their son IRA GEORGE SLATER who died 26th July 2008 aged 82 years and his wife MARGARET BURGESS SLATER (PEGGY) who died 11th May 2011 aged 87 years."
  2. [S5504] Family Announcements, Deaths, Slater, The Telegraph, "Deaths - SLATER
    Ira George. Peacefully at Lethen Park Care Home on Saturday July 26th 2008, after a long illness borne with dignity. Ira George, aged 82 years, youngest son of James and Alexina, brother to Eva, Cathy, Abby, John and James. Loving husband of Peggy, father of Robert, Angela and the late Alistair, grandfather of Nichola, James and George and great grandfather of Joseph. His integrity, wit and repartee will be much missed and fondly remembered. After his Highers at Buckie School and achieving a BSc (Engineering) from Aberdeen University, Ira and Peggy moved to England where Ira spent his engineering career and brought up his family. Ira spent many years with large groups, English Electric and Napier & Francis Shaw, then took the decision to start a company with George Tomkinson (S&T Precision Casting, Corby), which, through their talents and efforts became a great success and still operates today. Ira and Peggy retired to Ballater in 1991 where Ira enjoyed his leisure activities particularly on the golf course and by the fishing lake. Funeral Service in Kings College Chapel, Aberdeen University on Monday August 4th at 1.15 p.m. Committal thereafter in Aberdeen Crematorium (East Chapel) at 2.40p.m. to which all friends are respectfully invited. Funeral tea will be served to those attending in James McKay Hall, Kings College. No flowers, but donations in lieu to Crossroads, can be given at Chapel door."
  3. [S5501] Family Announcements, Deaths, Slater, The Press and Journal, "Deaths - SLATER
    SLATER Peacefully, at Lethen Park Care Home, on Saturday, July 26, 2008, after a long illness, borne with dignity, Ira George, aged 82 years, youngest son of James and Alexina, brother to Eva, Cathy, Abby, John and James, loving husband of Peggy, father of Robert, Angela and the late Alistair, grandfather of Nichola, James and George and great-grandfather of Joseph. His integrity, wit and repartee will be much missed and fondly remembered. Funeral service in Kings College Chapel, Aberdeen University, on Monday, August 4, at 1.15 p.m., committal thereafter in Aberdeen Crematorium (East Chapel), at 2.40 p.m., to which all friends are respectfully invited. Funeral tea will be served to those attending in James McKay Hall, Kings College. No flowers, but donations in lieu, to Crossroads, can be given at chapel door."