2006-01-19 / Obituaries

Price Wetherill Slattery, 46

Slattery, 46

Price Wetherill Slattery, 46, of Jamestown, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 at home. Born in Monmouth County, N.J., he was a son of Martha (Taylor) Slattery of Montgomery, Ala., and the late William J. Slattery Jr. of Jamestown.

Mr. Slattery was a fisherman and captained the fishing vessel Charlotte G and other fishing boats owned by Drag-on Fisheries. He attended North

Kingstown High School and the culinary arts program at the Rhode Island School of Design. An avid collector of military memorabilia, he supported several military-interest and police organizations.

He enjoyed cooking and watching his extensive video collection, especially the cartoons.

Besides his mother, he leaves his longtime companion of Joanne Cooney; a daughter Jessica L. Babbitt of Charlestown; two brothers, William Slattery of Los Angeles, Calif., and Michael C. Slattery of Jamestown; a niece Rachael C. Slattery of Jamestown; a nephew John P. Slattery of Newport; his step-mother, Rosemary Enright of Jamestown; and his beloved granddaughter, Jasmine R. Babbitt. He was the brother of the late John T. Slattery.

A celebration of his life will take place this Saturday, Jan. 21, from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Portuguese American Citizens’ Club, Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of RI, 1150 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910, will be appreciated.

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