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Dana Christina Slingland

Dana Christina Slingland, 37, died unexpectedly on Jan. 4, 2021. She was born on Oct.14, 1983, in Easton, PA, the daughter of Christina Gill-Lindsey and Western C. Slingland, Jr.

Dana graduated from Wilson Area High School. She lived life through a love of music, was known for her ease and joy of laughing with others, her amazing strength of enduring life’s challenges, and being a compassionate steady presence many relied on. Dana held various jobs, but it was her role as a devoted mother that she made her focus. Her precious children are blessed by her nurturing and fierce love.

Dana is survived by her partner, Tyress Battle, three children, Iyanna Aponte and Tyress and Jai’lah Battle; her mother, Christina Gill-Lindsey and her husband, Raymond Lindsey; her father, Western C. Slingland, Jr. and his wife, Michelle Slingland; brothers, Western C. Slingland III, Joshua Campisi, and Benjamin Lindsey; a sister, Jessica Campisi; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Dana is preceded in death by her partner, Miguel Aponte (father of Iyanna).

Calling hours will be held on Monday, January 11th, 2021, at the Finegan Funeral Home at 4080 William Penn Highway in Palmer Township, from 4-6 pm with a Funeral Service beginning at 6:00 pm at the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Dana’s family to help with living expenses through the Go Fund Me Page: