Samuel Slovinsky, 85, of Davenport, NY, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at home after a long illness.
He was born July 17, 1930, in Montreal, Canada, the son of Issie and Ray (Dorfman) Slovinsky.
Samuel married Pamela Persch from Gloversville, NY on July 2, 1979, in New York City.
Samuel, a.k.a. Stanley Dean, was a professional stand-up comedian. He made several appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and worked all the major night clubs in the United States, as well as Playboy Clubs across Europe and the U.S. He also entertained the troops in Germany and especially loved entertaining the United States Air Force and Army.
Samuel enjoyed his home in Davenport, NY and loved decorating, painting and creating a very colorful home. He also loved the company of his German Shorthair Pointers.
Samuel is survived by his wife, Pamela Slovinsky of Davenport; his son, Zachary Slovinsky of Los Angeles, CA; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Sam; and two sisters, Annie and Goldie.
A graveside service will be held Monday, Nov.23, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the Ferndale Cemetery, 545 N. Perry Street, Johnstown, NY.
There will be no calling hours.
Donations may be made to Catskill Area Hospice, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820 or to Hearts of the Catskills Humane Society, P.O. Box 88, Delhi, NY 13753.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to, www.lhpfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are with the Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta