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Elaine Harper White

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ELAINE HARPER WHITE, a resident of Jenkintown, PA and Martha's Vineyard, MA died, at her home, on December 30, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Quentin M. White. Born in Wheeling, WV, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Vera Harper. Elaine graduated from the Barnes Foundation and the Horticultural and Communications Schools of Temple University. She was a member of The Philadelphia Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and served as Past Regent. She served as Vice President of The Deshler Morris House Committee; also know as The Germantown White House. She was a member of the Modern Club at Sweetbriar Mansion, Lydia Morris Society and of the Harrison Society of the University of Pennsylvania. Elaine was a long time guide and supporter of the Morris Arboretum. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth and her husband, Brian Knowles; by her son, Gregory White and by four granddaughters and a grandson. A memorial service will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church, Old York and Vista Roads in Jenkintown, where Elaine was a long-time member. The date and time of the service will be announced later. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Development Office, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Arrangements were by Baron Rowland Funeral Home in Abington. www.baronrowlandfh.com.

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Jan. 3, 2013
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