Norman Ward
B: 1962-10-24
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Ward, Norman
Inge Anderson
B: 1920-11-19
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Anderson, Inge
Mary Clark
B: 1934-05-01
D: 2018-02-19
View Details
Clark, Mary
Stephen Donnelly
B: 1972-01-08
D: 2018-02-15
View Details
Donnelly, Stephen
Elsa Demattos Bauer
B: 1935-03-11
D: 2018-02-14
View Details
Demattos Bauer, Elsa
David Rucker
B: 1986-02-04
D: 2018-02-12
View Details
Rucker, David
Mary Fesler
B: 1945-04-25
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Fesler, Mary
Eusebio Mera
B: 1931-12-02
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
Mera, Eusebio
Carroll Weimer, Sr.
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Weimer, Sr., Carroll
Paul Craig
B: 1926-01-01
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Craig, Paul
Richard Proffitt
B: 1955-10-29
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Proffitt, Richard
Neil Pollock
B: 1953-11-22
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Pollock, Neil
John Mann, III
B: 1927-03-28
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Mann, III, John
Arnoldo Martinez Lemus
B: 1959-06-20
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Martinez Lemus, Arnoldo
Daniel Fink
B: 1944-10-28
D: 2018-02-02
View Details
Fink, Daniel
Harry Donovan
B: 1960-03-15
D: 2018-02-01
View Details
Donovan, Harry
Wilma Landfried
B: 1924-05-10
D: 2018-01-31
View Details
Landfried, Wilma
Mary Weimer
B: 1934-09-05
D: 2018-01-30
View Details
Weimer, Mary
Rudolph Pataro, Jr.
B: 1933-10-19
D: 2018-01-30
View Details
Pataro, Jr., Rudolph
Yves Noel
B: 1939-05-19
D: 2018-01-29
View Details
Noel, Yves
Doris Gaskill
B: 1934-10-25
D: 2018-01-28
View Details
Gaskill, Doris


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
10001 Nokesville Road
Phone: 703-368-3116
Fax: 703-368-5646
Elizabeth Slater
In Memory of
Elizabeth Harriet Slater
1941 -

Obituary for Elizabeth Slater

Elizabeth Slater
Elizabeth “Betty” Harriet (Foster) Slater, age 76, of Manassas, Virginia died after a rapid illness with pancreatic cancer on July 28, 2017 while in her home surrounded by family and friends.

Born June 21, 1941 in Hartford, Connecticut, Betty was the daughter of the late Howard Stone Foster and Elizabeth Jane (McFall) Foster. She grew up in Vermont and Red Lion, PA. After graduating from Red Lion High School and Penn State University, Betty enjoyed a career as an elementary art teacher.

She married James Robert Slater in York, PA in 1968 and while raising her family, she was very active in volunteering for the Jaycees, Young Women’s Club, and the York YWCA. Betty and Jim moved to Virginia in 1980 and Betty spent the next 37 years working at Osbourn Park High School, as a substitute teacher and a special education aide. Whether teaching students, hosting one of her legendary theme parties, or spending a Sunday evening in the studio at Manassas Clay, Betty brought creative energy into any room she entered.

Betty will be remembered by all who knew her as someone who was effervescent, joyful, unique, encouraging, fun, colorful, compassionate, generous, creative, humorous, admirable, spontaneous, inspirational and artsy.

Betty is survived by her husband Jim Slater, children Katherine Elizabeth Adame (James) of Hershey, PA and Benjamin James Slater (Angela) of Manassas, VA, sister Patricia Hajian, niece Jane Elizabeth Krovetz and 5 grandchildren: EvaMarie, Amelia, James, Charlotte, and Piper. Betty was preceded in death by her granddaughter Sarah Emmaline Adame.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 10001 Nokesville Road, Manassas, Virginia. A funeral mass will take place on Thursday, August 3, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas, Virginia.

Immediately following the church service, there will be a Celebration of Life lunch at Park West Lions Hall, 8620 Sunnygate Drive, Manassas, Virginia.

Interment will be at a later date in York, PA.

In lieu of flowers, it is Betty’s wish that memorial gifts be made to YWCA York in support of arts programming at Camp Cann-Edi-On. Please send gifts to YWCA York, Attn: Betty Foster Slater Memorial Fund, 320 E. Market Street, York, PA 17403.

Please sign the guestbook at

Order Flowers