White, George R.
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George R. White, 90, Green Bay, WI, formerly of New Bedford, MA, passed away after a long illness on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. He was born in New Bedford on Dec. 30, 1922 to the late Nicholas S. and Eva F. (Tyrell) White. George served in the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII and was honorably discharged. He married Dionisia B. Scieszka in New Bedford on May 12, 1942. George worked as a police officer in New Bedford retiring after 36 years. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, DAV and the American Legion.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 71 years, Dionisia 'Daisy' White; his children, George R. (Joyce) White Jr., Port St. Lucie, FL; Theresa E. (Stan) Gustavson, Londonderry, NH; Kathleen A. (George) McCourt, Green Bay, WI; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A memorial Mass will be held at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 312 Victoria St., on Saturday, May 11 at 12:30 p.m. with the Rev. Mark Vander Steeg officiating. Military Honors to follow. Online condolences welcome at www.PfotenhauerFuneralHome.com
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Aurora Hospice.
The family would like to thank their neighbors, Barbara & Randy Lapacz; Charlie & Sandy Brzoznowski; Jeff Wanner; Dr. Raul Mendoza; Dr. Dhimant Patel; and Dr. Raymond Bachhuber; Aurora Hospice.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on May 10, 2013