Page posted 2 September 2014

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Matt Slovensky USS Helena CA-75
GM3 3rd Division, 1948 - 1952

Gunner's Mate

Matthew Slovensky Jr.
June 20, 1929-June 8, 2014

Matthew Slovensky Jr., of Birmingham, AL, passed away peacefully at home on June 8, 2014 after years of
declining health following a stroke. He is preceded in death by his daughter Debra Kay Slovensky Chambers,
his sister Vicky Slovensky Martin and his parents Rosa Lee Slovensky and Matthew Slovensky Sr. Chapel
services will be held on Thursday June 12, at 12pm with burial in Jefferson Memorial Gardens East.
Visitation will be from 6pm until 8pm Wednesday. He is survived by his loving wife Louise Baker Slovensky,
son Matthew "Danny" Slovensky III, son in law Michael Chambers (Gigi),, grandchildren Courtney Chambers
Rogers (Brandon), Andrea Kay Chambers and Marcus Chambers. He is also survived by three sisters Mary
Sloversky Freeburg, Francis Slovensky Womble, Rose Slovensky Spears (Tommy) and several nieces and
nephews. He served his country in the United States Navy aboard the USS Helena CA-75. He was a dovoted
husband, father and grandfather who loved life to the fullest. Our hearts are broken but now he is free and
following the path God laid for thee. He took God's hand because he couldn't stay for he could no longer work
or play, The hugs he shared, a laugh, a kiss all these things we will miss. His life was fulfilled with many good
friends, good times and loved ones memories. We lift our hearts and share him, for God wanted him now and
now he is free.

Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing.

Jefferson Memorial

(205) 322-0543

Matt was the USS Helena Organization Vice President and
long time manager of our Ship's Store.
You did a good job Matt. We will miss you! (Ed)

Picture from the Helena 2005 Reunion in Las Vegas, NV
Left is Bill Bunker, Past President of the USS Helena Organization
Right is Matt Slovensky

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Picture from the USS Helena CA-75
"Wake of the Helena" 1949 Cruise Book

Picture from the USS Helena CA-75
1951 Cruise Book

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