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William A. Sloan Jr.

August 16, 1927 — November 14, 2023

AUSTINTOWN — William A. Sloan Jr., 96, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, at the Hospice House surrounded by his family. 

Bill was born Aug. 16, 1927, in Youngstown, the son of the late William A. and Martha Thoresen Sloan. 

He graduated in 1945 from East High School and was a Charter Member of Grace Lutheran Church in Austintown. Bill served in the U.S. Army Cavalry, at the rank of sergeant, while stationed in Germany. He owned and operated S&S Elevator Company, with his sons beginning in 1965, until his retirement in 2014. 

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Emilia Cua Sloan; his children, William A. (Barbara) Sloan III and Shirley A. Sloan, both of Austintown; daughter-in-law, Faye Sloan of Austintown; six grandchildren, William A. Sloan IV, Sheila (Michael) Kapics, Lisa (Dave) George, Rebecca (Thomas) Alexander, Teddi (Ryan) Reese and Kari (Mike) Duponty; and 11 great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his son, Ted R. Sloan; and four sisters, Shirley M. Sloan, Martha Taylor, Mary Thomas and Sally Cappy. 

He enjoyed his loving family, Ohio State Football and Youngstown State Football and attending his grandchildren’s activities. 

Family and friends may call 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with a funeral service to follow at 12:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 20, 2023, at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.

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Visitation

Monday, November 20, 2023

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home - Austintown Chapel

4303 Mahoning Ave, Youngstown, OH 44515

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 20, 2023

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home - Austintown Chapel

4303 Mahoning Ave, Youngstown, OH 44515

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