Eric J. Slesinger, 57 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019.

He was born in Berea, where he graduated from Berea  High School.

Eric enjoyed going fishing and was an avid Cleveland sports fan.

He was a truck driver and formerly worked for Dairymens and U.P.S. Freight.

He is survived by a son, Andrew; sisters, Susan Fairman (William) and Gail Starcher (William Weaver); brothers, Richard and Kurt (Kim); his parents, Richard J. and Betty J. (nee-Jarski) Slesinger; nieces, Kandace, Melissa and Hillarie; nephews, Wayne, Daniel, Dustin and Nicholas.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Slesinger.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to, The Centers for Families & Children – Southwest Health and Wellness Center: https://thecentersohio.org/ways-to-help/donate/other-ways-to-give/

or to the  National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI):
https://namigreatercleveland.org/donate_now/
https://www.nami.org/getattachment/Get-Involved/Donate-to-NAMI/Donation-Form.pdf?
https://namigreatercleveland.org/amazon-smile/

If you are interested in learning more about how you can help NAMI Greater Cleveland through its fund, please contact Chris Mignogna at 216-875-0266.   The Cleveland Foundation’s staff is also available to discuss gift ideas with you. Contact the Gift Planning and Donor Relations team at 216-861-3810 or toll-free 877-554-5054 We look forward to helping you continue to show your support for NAMI Greater Cleveland.