Alfred E. White
Alfred E. White 87, of Whitesboro passed away peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2019.
He was born on July 24, 1932 in Old Forge, NY a son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Goff) White. He moved from Old Forge, NY to Utica, NY in 1941 and attended local schools.
On June 9, 1951 he married the former Nona Deming of Whitesboro, NY. He joined the 82nd Airborne in 1949 and was honorably discharged in 1953. He was employed by Griffiss Air Force Base, RADC, Rome, NY from 1954 to 1988.
After his retirement from the Federal Government he became a school bus driver for the Whitesboro School District. He was a member of the Whitestown American Legion Post# 1113, Whitestown Veterans Club and a life member of the VFW Malson Jones Post 7393, New York Mills, NY.
He is survived by his beloved and loving daughter, Candi White and her fiancé Kevin Morgan of Rome; his son Michael White and his fiancé Toni Carino of North Utica; his granddaughter Lisa White of North Utica; a sister Terry Ibbotson of New Hartford; a sister Liz Niemetz of White Lake, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved and cherished wife Nona of 50 years in March of 2001, three brothers, Kenneth, Jimmy, and Gordon “Big Gord” White and two sisters, Gladys and Katherine Weber.
The family wishes to sincerely thank the staff of the Eastern Star Home in Oriskany for the wonderful care and compassion that was given to AL during his stay there.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 16 Park Ave. in Whitesboro on Friday at 11:30 AM. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. There are no public calling hours, the family will greet visitors at the conclusion of the Memorial Mass. Arrangements are with the Dimbleby Funeral Homes Inc. 40 Main St. Whitesboro.
For online expressions of sympathy please go to www.dimblebyfh.com