BERLIN HEIGHTS - Kathleen White, age 92, of Berlin Heights, died on Monday, February 17, 2014 at her home.
She was born on June 28, 1921 in Berlin Township and has lived in the area her entire life. She was a graduate of Berlin Heights High School. She also graduated from St. Joseph's School of Nursing in Lorain and the Northern Institute of Cosmetology in Lorain. She owned and operated her own beauty shop, Debonair Coiffures in Lorain for many years and also worked at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lorain. After retirement she did home care for many people in the Berlin Heights area. She enjoyed doing yard work and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children Gordon (Christa) White, of MI, Luella Thatcher, of Berlin Heights, Jeff (Terri) White, of Berlin Heights, her grandchildren Michelle (Steve) Capiccioni, Greg White, Christine (Shawn) Bussard, Kim White, Michael White, Melissa (John) Coates, Brian (Jen) White, and Mandy (Josh) Kreimes, her great-grandchildren Marissa, Alex, Hunter, Emma, Temperance and a little one due in August of 2014, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Albert and Luella (Gutzeit) Smith, her son Greg White and another son in infancy, a daughter-in-law Carol White, sister Alberta Conry, and a brother Maynard Smith.
Friends may call on Friday, February 21, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services at 7:00 p.m. at the Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South Street, Berlin Heights. Chaplain Melvin Sayler will be officiating. Private burial will take place at a later date.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
The family extends their deepest gratitude to the staff of Stein Hospice and to Cindy D., Cindy H., and Nancy for their loving care of Kathleen.