White, William R.

William R. White, age 93, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Thursday, October 15, 2020. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Theresa (nee Daniele) and daughter Cynthia. Devoted father of Dena Douglas (Pat) and lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Victoria and James. Preceded in death by his siblings Donald White, Sr. and Nancy Storm.

Bill was born in Germantown, PA in 1927 to the late Mildred (Jester) and Randle White. After proudly serving his country during WWII in the U.S. Army, Bill earned his bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Finance from Pennsylvania State University (formerly Pennsylvania State College). Upon completion of college, he enjoyed a long career in electronics manufacturing.

Bill was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be remembered for his kindness, patience and devotion to Penn State.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 20, at 10:30 am, at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 611 Knowles Ave, Southampton, PA 18966. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, PA. Services will be conducted in accordance with current health directives which require mandatory face masks and social distancing practices.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in William’s name to, Four Diamonds (Conquer Childhood Cancer), www.fourdiamonds.org - Four Diamonds, Penn State Children’s Hospital, 1249 Cocoa Avenue, Suite 115, P.O. Box 852 Hershey, PA 17033-0852 or Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org - P.O. BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Arrangements by McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, Wilmington, DE

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