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Delmar D. Slingerland, 89, Wellsville


Delmar D. SLINGERLAND, 89, of Wellsville, NY, died Monday, April 24, 2023 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester.  Born December 29, 1933, in Andrews Settlement, he was the son of Harvey A. and Edith Louise Pomeroy Slingerland.  A graduate of Genesee High School, he attended Alfred State College for electrical.  A US Army Veteran, he served honorably from 1954 – 1956. 

On April 5, 1958, in Andrews Settlement, he married the former Donna R. Frailey, who survives.  He was employed by Air Preheater in Wellsville and was a self-employed electrician.  Delmar enjoyed tinkering, gardening, and making small stone and wooden crafts to give to friends and family.  He was part of a local coffee club.  Delmar enjoyed showing his 1966 Chevy Caprice.  

Surviving besides his wife, Donna, are:  two daughters, Marcia (Gary) Bachelor of Celoron and Regina (John) Crofut of Troy, PA;  two grandchildren, Emily (Tom) Halladay of Wellsville and Micah Whitehouse of Wellsville;  one great-grandson, Akiva;  two brothers, Lyle R. Slingerland of Wellsville and Elmer C. Slingerland of Genesee;  a sister, Vonda Burnside of WA;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Harvey Alfred Slingerland;  and a sister, Donna Niver. 

Friends may call at OLNEY-FOUST Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY on Friday, April 28, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, with Funeral Services following at 11:00 AM.  Burial will be in Genesee Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Genesee Cemetery, c/o Jacqueline Blake, 310Main Street, Genesee, PA 16923.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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