Eugene Edward Slota
MYRTLE BEACH, SC Eugene Edward Slota, son of the late Daniel and Lottie ( Kaliszewski) Slota, passed away suddenly at home in Myrtle Beach, SC on Sunday, October 14, 2018. He was 82. He was preceded in death by his brothers Daniel A. Slota and Richard Slota, sister, Eleanor Slota Disbrow, and nephews James D. Rendeiro and Daniel J. Slota. Born in Trenton NJ, Gene graduated from Trenton Central High School. One of his early positions was as a ballroom dance instructor with Arthur Murray Dance Studio. He worked for DeLaval Turbine, Inc in Trenton, NJ for 28 years until his retirement. Gene proudly served in the NJ Air National Guard. He enjoyed shing, woodworking and was an avid gardener. He resided in Myrtle Beach, SC for the past 17 years. Gene loved animals and devoted his retirement years helping to save over 3,000 cats in Myrtle Beach. He volunteered with Sav-R- Cats International, Inc, to ensure that the cats were fed, neutered, vaccinated and cared for when injured. Gene was recognized and received a Certi cate of Appreciation from Sav R Cats International, Inc, in 2005. Gene is survived by his brother, John C. Slota of NJ, sisters Charlotte Rendeiro of PA, Dorothy Jardine of NJ, Karen (Charles) Biache of NJ, and Cheryl ( William) Gane of PA, brother-in-law Walter Disbrow, Sr. of PA, and many nieces and nephews. Gene leaves behind his personal pet cats currently being held for adoption at the Horry County Animal Care Center in Conway, SC. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 am, St. Hedwig Catholic Church, Trenton, NJ followed by a celebration of Gene’s life for family and friends. Condolences may be extended to the family at MyrtleBeachFuneralHome.com. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Sav-R- Cats International, Inc, South Seas Village Plaza, 1117 SC-544, Surfside Beach, SC 29575.