Stanley Slavsky, an entrepreneur who spent the vast majority of his life here, passed away Aug. 7, 2018, in Denver. Rabbis Joe Black and Emily Hyatt and Cantor Elizabeth Sacks officiated at the Aug. 9 service at Temple Emanuel. Burial followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.
The family said that son Steve, grandson Martin and Rabbi Black eulogized the life of an entrepreneurial, hard-working man at the service.
“Sometimes tough on the outside, he had a heart of gold,” the family said, adding that “there was a good amount of laughter at the service, along with tears.”
Mr. Slavsky was born March 28, 1929, in Denver, the youngest of seven children. He graduated North High School and earned an associate’s degree at DU on the GI Bill.
He served in the US Army from 1946 to 1947 with the occupation forces in Japan.
Mr. Slavsky married Marion Wolf on Jan. 20, 1952. They were together for 64 years, until she passed away on March 9, 2016.
Initially the owner of a group service stations including Cargo Standard at 19th and Market, Mr. Slavsky began selling generic pharmaceuticals with Goldline in the 1980s.
After his retirement, he worked part time as a counter technician in the pharmacy at Kaiser.
Mr. Slavsky is survived by his children Marci (Steve) Rottler, Steve (Pamela) Slavsky and Mark (Sharon) Slavsky; grandchildren Melanie Rottler, Martin Rottler, Kimberly Slavsky and Matthew Slavsky; great-granddaughter Sarah. He had a large extended family and wide network of friends.
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