Gerald White, WWII vet, Pepperidge Farms worker

By on June 20, 2012

Gerald R. White, 90, of Bowmansville, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Born in Saxons River, Vt., he was the son of the late Eugene F. and Lois (Parker) White. He was married 68 years on Feb. 19 to Glendine H. (White) White.

Gerald worked in maintenance at Pepperidge Farms and later washed dishes at Clair’s Family Restaurant in Morgantown until age 80.

During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and is a member of the American Legion Colonel Jacob Morgan Post 537 in Morgantown.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons: Lawrence E., married to Judy White, of Winchester, N.H.; Francis G. White, of Birdsboro; and Eugene B., husband of Sondra White, of Denver; two daughters: Monica L. Pike and Holly H. Miller, both of Bowmansville; 12 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; one great-great grandson; a brother: Warren White, of Peterborough, N.H.; and a sister: Esther Lent, of Keene, N.H.

A memorial service was held on June 16 at The Bridge, Shillington, with the Rev. Johnny Hughes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com.

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