Frank Slye

Obituary of Frank G. Slye

Frank G. Slye, 81, of Pomfret Center died on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam. Beloved husband of the late Hazel Edith Slye, she died in 2013. He was born August 8, 1937 in Putnam, son of the late Frank C. and Phoebe (Franklin) Slye.

He was the Tool Room Manager at Whitcraft, worked at Putnam Farmers Co-op, he had managed Citgo Gas Station and General Store in Pomfret and managed Hillmans in Pomfret. He also was a school bus driver for a little while. Frank was a Little League Coach for two generations of players. He liked to vacation in Maine with his wife, he loved farming and being with his cows.

He leaves a son Frank C. Slye of Pomfret Center, one brother Jim Slye and his wife Marian of South Windsor, numerous nieces and nephews.

Frank was predeceased by his siblings Thomas C. Slye and Mable R. Harris.

In lieu of flowers donations maybe made to American Cancer Society, 25 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3045. A private graveside service will be at a later date. Arrangements by Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam. Share a memory at

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