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Esther Slager


Esther Slager, age 98, of Sun City West, Arizona, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022. She was born October 15, 1923 in New York, New York. Esther was a Rhythm Tapper in Sun City West and, in her earlier years, performed internationally with the USO. She also enjoyed being a volunteer at Banner Del Webb Hospital, playing mah jongg, canasta, bowling and golf.
Esther is preceded in death by her husband, Harold; sister, Doris Goldfarb; and brothers: Joseph, Harry, and Max Goldfarb. She is survived by her sons, Michael Slager of Albuquerque, NM and Richard Slager of Sun City West, AZ; grandsons, Jonathan Slager also of Albuquerque, NM and Jeremy Slager (Allison) of Wakefield, MA; and great-granddaughters, Evelyn Hatch and Norah Slager of Wakefield, MA.
A funeral service for Esther will be held Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Sunland Mortuary, 15826 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, AZ 85351. Following the funeral will be a committal service at Sunland Memorial Park.
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