Francine Slack

Obituary of Francine N. Slack

     Francine N. Slack passed away on July 19, 2023, at her home in Bradenton. She was born July 28, 1937, in Paris, France, and moved the U.S. as a very young child. She lived in New York City and Newport News, Virginia, returning and graduating from City College of New York. Francine is survived by her daughter, Babiche M. Slack, of St. Petersburg, Florida. Francine was a teacher at Bronx School of Science and later had a long career in sales of art supplies. She retired and moved to Anna Maria Island in 1997, and remained in Florida until her passing. Francine was an enthusiastic member of the Democratic Women's Club, Island and West Manatee Democratic Club, and the League of Women voters. She also volunteered at Turning Point, Mote Marine Laboratory, and Hope Family Services. She had a life-long love of animals and supported the Humane Society, while providing a home to many cats and dogs over the years. Francine loved books, birding, movies, kayaking, traveling, art museums, theater, and being a kind and loving mother and friend to many all of whom will miss her deeply.

No services are planned but donations in Francine's name can be made to:

Humane Society of Manatee County:

Hope Family Services:

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