Joseph T. Slavin, 58, of Rumson, died suddenly in his office on Tuesday, May 10. Joe was a graduate of Bergen Catholic High School and Belmont Abbey College. He had a 35-year career as a sales trader and stock analyst on Wall Street beginning with E.F. Hutton, L.S. Rothchild, Fahnestock, Oppenheimer and was currently employed at Legends Securities.
Joe was predeceased by his mother, Ann Slavin of New York, New York. Joe is survived by his three children, Joseph Kenney, 22, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Thomas Edward, 21, of San Francisco, California, and Isabelle Marie, 18, of Rumson; his ex- wife of 19 years, Kathleen Kenney of Rumson; his father, Joseph Nickolas Slavin and stepmother Veronica Delgado Slavin of Nova Scotia; his siblings, Norah Laliberte, of Moosup, Connecticut, Anne Marie Tomaszewski of Jupiter, Florida, Kelly Broking of Warwick, New York, Robert Slavin of Boston, Massachusetts, and JoAnn Schottman of Howell; and many nieces and nephews who adored him.
The greatest love of his life were his three children and coaching them in Pop Warner Football and soccer. Joe was a child actor with the Dorothy Loman Agency in New York City throughout his childhood and was a SAG member throughout his life. Joe was a master sailor and boatsman and raced sailboats from the Larchmont Sailing Club. He also taught an Options class at NYU and played basketball every Tuesday night with a crew of Rumson friends. He ran the NYC marathon in 1993 and was an expert carpenter. Joe loved entertaining friends and family and traveled the world. His infectious laugh and generous spirit will be missed by all who knew him.
Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Slavin Childrens Educational Fund, c/o PO Box 8097, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
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