Michael Sluzar

Died: Tue., May 9, 2017

Celebration of Life

Sat., May 20, 2017
Location: Sennett Fire Department

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Mike "Father Time" Sluzar, 64, of Camillus, lost his courageous battle to pancreatic cancer on May 9, 2017. Mike is survived by his children, daughters Caitlin (Jeremy) Keller of Erin, NY, Jocelyn Sluzar of Moravia, NY, sons Matthew Sluzar (Katie) of Cortland, NY and Kyle Sluzar of Los Angeles, CA, grandchildren, Amelia, Mason, Carissa, Brayden and Peyton, sisters, Gail and Pamela, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and special friends, Tom and Cindy. Mike was a loving father, grandfather and friend to all.  
Mike was a hard working mason and had a hand in building many buildings in CNY. He loved to work and it was one of his number one passions. Mike was also an avid outdoorsman. He loved being in nature. Hunting and fishing were therapeutic for Mike. Most importantly, Mike loved his kids and devoted himself to raising four children as a single father. 
A special thank you to Hospice of CNY, especially his nurse, Kim T, and The Francis House (Sally W., Ashley B., Courtney, Nancy and all of the amazing caregivers) for helping him live the end of his life with dignity and love. 
Mike has chosen to have a celebration of life gathering rather than traditional funeral services. The celebration of life will take place on Saturday May 20, 2017 at the Sennett Fire Department 3155 Turnpike Road Auburn, NY 13021 at 3:00 PM. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Francis House 108 Michaels Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13208. Please express condolences to the family by clicking the condolence tab above.

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Pamela Lent
   Posted Wed May 10, 2017
Big brother sad to have you leave, however having you in no further pain is a blessing. Caitlin, Kyle, Jocelyn and Matt..all my love and prayers to you. Restablished in peace and give mom and dad a huge hug and kiss!

The Saccos
   Posted Wed May 10, 2017
Sluzar Children.....Gorgeous eyes are checking out Heaven and am sure God has a few
Jobs for your Dad to do!
A quiet and gentleman he was.....🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Nina Tyler
   Posted Wed May 10, 2017
To the Sluzar family, so very sorry for your loss!! He's no Longer suffering and in pain. It will take time for you all to heal but the one wonderful thing that you have are the memories!!!

Julie Fulea
   Posted Wed May 10, 2017
Love you all so sad I can't be closer to give you s big old hug lots of love Julie and family

Dave French
   Posted Wed May 10, 2017
My dear cousins, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember Mike and I romping around as children, but wish I had a more of a chance to see him as an adult. Blessings to you all.

Cindy and Tom
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
We lost a magnificent man - no words out there left to say!

Lori Endersbe
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
Pam - sending my prayers for you and your family

Sue Terbrack
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
Pam & family - Sending thoughts & prayers to you that God comfort you and your family for your loss. May memories of love surround you.
With you in spirit & support.
Sue Terbrack (ADP)

Brian Haney
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
To mikes kids very sorry for your loss we had a lot of good times in the 70-80s out in cicero at the drag strip on sundays He was a good mason+hard worker he will be missed.

peggy fonehouse suddaby
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
Dear Sluzar Family, I sincerely offer my sincerest sympathy over the loss of Michael....I often think of the memories when his family lived next door to Michael's grandparents and Grampa Fonehouse was very proud of him. Know that he is in a better place and free from all pain and worries. Most sincerely, Aunt Peggy Fonehouse Suddaby.

Jamie Johnson
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
I'm sorry for your loss. I'm going to try to get to his Celebration of Life, but it's still a little hard to get around. I'm not driving yet and getting rides from the kids is getting to be harder and harder. But I'm still going to do my best.

Carol Wilson Presher
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
To the Sluzar family, my heartfelt and sincere condolences go out to you and your families. I knew your dad many years ago and loved and respected him. He was a gentle kind man who would help anyone at any time. I am sorry the years got away from us all and we lost contact but he will always be a kind man in my eyes. May God Speed be with you my old friend. I feel
I was truly blessed to have known you.

Ro Brennan
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
I am so sorry to read about your Dad. I knew him and your family very well when you all were in school. He tried very hard to be the best dad he could be. He loved you all very much. I hope you all are doing well. It has been a very long time since our paths have crossed. You all are in my prayers.

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