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Richard Arthur White

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QUEENSBURY, N.Y. -- Richard Arthur White, 83, of Queensbury, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born April 3, 1924 in North Bennington, Vt., he was the son of the late Earl Harvey and Carrie Mae (Barney) White.

He was a veteran with the U.S. Navy during World War II, being honorably discharged in 1946. Richard was employed for 21 years at both the National Biscuit Company in Glens Falls and Bennington, Vt., and at Paulist Fathers in Lake George.

He enjoyed gardening, reading, camping and cooking, but his love was time spent with his grandchildren.

Besides his parents, his four brothers - Albert, James, Kenneth and Donald White -- predeceased him.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Jean Marie (Stone) White, whom he married on Oct. 19, 1946, in Bennington, Vt.; his son, Randy White and wife Donna of Utica; and his daughter, Kim (White) Filion and her husband David of Queensbury.

Also surviving Richard are his grandchildren, Jackie (White) Urch and her husband Erik, Ryan White and Marielle Filion; his great-granddaughter Addison Urch and soon to be great-grandchild, due in November; also his step-grandchildren, Anna Christine Fowler, Katherine (Fowler) Henderson and her husband Scott, Lauren Fowler and her fiancée Jesse Miller and Lindsay Fowler and his step-great-granddaughter Katelyn Fowler and several nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at the family home at 18 Chestnut Ridge, RD 1, Queensbury, from 2 to 4 p.m.

No calling hours are scheduled.

Burial will take place on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at Grandview Cemetery in North Bennington at 11:30 a.m.

Donations in Richard’s memory may be made to Bay Ridge Rescue Squad, Ridge Road, Queensbury, NY 12804 or Amanda’s House, 22 Henry St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Singleton-Healy Funeral Home, 407 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804.
Published in Bennington Banner on Aug. 16, 2007
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