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Wilhelmina Slot

Wilhelmina H. Slot (Linders)

Tuesday, September 15th, 1931 - Monday, May 27th, 2019
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Wilhelmina (Willie) Hubertina Maria Gerada (Linders)Slot, widow of Johan (Hans) Albert Slot, passed peacefully in her sleep at Hartford Hospital on May 27th after a brief illness. She was 87. Born in Venlo, Holland in 1931, Willie was the youngest of 8 siblings. Over the years, she recounted numerous stories to her family of her life growing up in Holland, including her survival of the bombing of Venlo in World War II when she was a teen and the friends who were lost in that event. Her family were avid churchgoers, and her father was a photographer, establishing and owning Foto Kino Linders in 1911. Willie treasured her memories of times spent in the its dark room helping her father developing photos. She met Hans, a native of Indonesia and a survivor of Japanese internment camps located there, in Venlo following a field hockey game. Together, they emigrated from Holland to Australia, and married in August, 1952. It was in Australia where their first son, Johan, was born. They returned to Holland briefly in 1956, and immigrated to the United States in 1957, making their home initially in upstate New York and moving frequently as a result of Hans’ work throughout New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Manchester, Connecticut, where their son Paul was born, before finally settling in Branford, Connecticut. It was only several times over the years that she visited her family in Holland, although pining for ‘home’ throughout most of her life. She spent her final years in Glastonbury, Connecticut. In the late 1970s, Willie and Hans together opened Hans Slot, Dutch Importers in New York, and later, Precious Time, a Guilford, Connecticut gift shop specializing in high end clocks. Willie’s creative inspiration was always present in the displays, and many long hours through holidays found the two of them in the shop. Her Dutch accent endeared her to many loyal customers. Willie loved to cook, and to garden, and enjoyed long conversations with family overseas. Her recipes for bahmie and pound cake are treasured by her children and grandchildren, and it was a special meal whenever she was in the kitchen cooking. In her later years, her travels were limited and local, and she enjoyed many occasions at her sons’ homes, always with a story to share, her blue eyes glistening.
Predeceased by her parents and seven siblings, she is survived by her son John Slot and his fiancee Carla Destramp, her son Paul Slot and his wife Traci, five grandchildren - Liz (Slot) Matthews and her husband Ryan, Chris (Slot) Brown and her husband Darnell, Ryan Slot, Collin Slot, and Kyle Slot, as well as Jess Destramp and CJ Destramp, and 31 nieces and nephews in the United States and Europe.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday August 3, 2019 at The Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Naubuc Ave. Glastonbury . To extend condolences, or for further information, please visit www.Farleysullivan.com.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Glastonbury
    Address
    50 Naubuc Ave.
    GLASTONBURY, CT 06033
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Glastonbury
    Address
    50 Naubuc Ave.
    GLASTONBURY, CT 06033
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    Officiant
    Deacon John McKaig

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Posted at 09:05am
With caring thoughts. Han and Martin, Renier and Annemiek, Marie Jacqueline
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Posted at 02:56pm
Dear family Slot,
We cherish a lot of pleasant and warm memories of Wilhelmina (or in Dutch: Tante Mientje). As a family we were very lucky to visit and stay for 2 weeks with her in 1999 in Branford CT. The following years we kept contact (mainly by phone).
Tante Mientje phoned often with Francien and could exchange with her all the family news in her mother language from Venlo.
Although living and working in the States, deep in her heart she stayed "a Venloos meadje" (a girl from Venlo).
We enjoyed her stories and anecdotes of her family, her parents, her brothers and sisters and we loved to share those memories.
We wish you a beautiful solemn memorial service with also a laugh and a tear. We are sure that this was her wish.
We also have in memory your father and our uncle Hans Slot, who died earlier on August 2nd 1998.
Love & greetings from Francien, Ton, Sandra & Robert
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Bar,Francien,Harrie,Jo,Guusje

Posted at 01:38pm
Lieve tante Mientje, We houden veel van u. Dank voor alle liefde. U blijft voor altijd in ons hart.
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D.F.

Posted at 01:28pm
I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the words at Psalms 94:19
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