O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Elizabeth "Betty" L. Sluga

Mrs. Elizabeth "Betty" L. Sluga, age 79, of Rt. 353, Salamanca, New York, died Saturday morning, November 9, 2013 at the Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York following a short illness.

Born July 29, 1934 in Salamanca, New York, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Frances Kozloski Magara.

Mrs. Sluga was married June 20, 1959 at the former St. Patrick's Church, Salamanca, New York to William A. Sluga, who survives.

Mrs. Sluga was a homemaker. She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, Salamanca, New York.

She enjoyed crocheting, bingo, working in her garden, and hanging lawn decorations. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great-grandchildren.

Survivng are: 1 son, William "Billyjoe" J. Sluga, Salamanca, New York; 1 granddaughter, Jennifer (Cale) Benjamin, Kill Buck, New York; 3 great-grandchildren, Reese, Rylan, Rose Benjamin, all of Kill Buck, New York; 2 brothers, Raymond Magara, Hinsdale, New York, and Walter Magara, Jamestown, New York; 2 sisters, Shirley Emerson, Ellicottville, New York, and Rosemary (Joseph) Kennedy, Knoxville, Tennessee, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Agnes Guskowski and Catherine McManus, two brothers, Frank Magara and James Magara.

Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York, on Tuesday from 4 – 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, November 13 at 11 a.m. with Deacon Michael Anderson, officiating.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to the donor's choice. E-Condolences may be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.