Ms. Elisabeth Anne Matthews Slater, 54, of Cornelius, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017.
Elisabeth was born in Kentucky and grew up with her family in the military, living across the U.S. and parts of Europe. She was an active member of the community and church, most recently St. Alban’s in Davidson. She volunteered around Charlotte supporting refugees, homeless families, domestic violence survivors, and many more. She loved to be active, especially outdoors, from the mountains to the water. She was a great hiker, skier, yogi and park-walker with her dogs. She was a fantastic cook, an incredible friend, and a most dearly loved mother.
She is survived by her daughters, Sydney Slater, 25 and Lauren Slater, 23; their father, Adam Slater, their step mother, Lauren Copeland; her parents, John H. Matthews and Nancy Matthews; her sister, Kim Valdyke; her brother, John C. Matthews, and endless loving grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Her family will hold a visitation at St. Alban’s on Friday, September 22 at 7:00pm. Her Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 6:30pm at Fisher Farm Park; 21215 Shearer Rd.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mucosal Melanoma Fundraising Campaign via the Melanoma Research Foundation: www.join.melanoma.org/mucosal
James Funeral Home is serving the family. www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com