Clifford M. Slater, 82, of Mansfield, Pa., went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa. He was born Aug. 8, 1929, in Rummerfield, Pa., a son of Arthur and Sarah (Howey) Slater. Clifford was the husband of Mary Edna (Adams) Slater. He was a retired Sales Manager for Prudential. Clifford was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, Mansfield, where he served as deacon. He was a 50 year member of the Mansfield Friendship Lodge No. 247 of F&AM. He was a founder of Partners in Progress where he served on the board for 16 years.