Nancy L. (Lord) White, 95, of Allen Street Rowley, wife of the late Norbert V. White, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 in her home after her declining health in recent years. She was born in Ipswich August 29, 1918 daughter of the late Raymond D. and Ruth (Adams) Lord formerly of Ipswich. She attended Ipswich Schools and was a graduate of Nasson College. She and her husband started White Farms in the 50s and together owned and operated it until his death in 1977. Nancy was a people person with a warm smile and a twinkle in her emerald eyes. She cultivated many long time cherished friendships. If you were a grammar, high or college buddy you were a friend for life. She also had a special love of family and extended family. She had a welcoming mix of humor and sincerity that turned acquaintances into friends. Her loving family will really miss her wonderful and happy personality. She leaves her children Geraldine and her husband Paul Sheppard of Venice FL, Robert White of Spencertown, NY and Norbert Timothy and wife Pauline of Rowley. She is also survived by her grandchildren who were her pride and joy, Dawn M. McCarthy and her husband John of Rowley, Matthew White and his wife Ella of Spencertown, NY, Beth Tatro and her husband Christopher of Sandisfield, MA and N. Timothy White, Jr. and his wife Leah of Milan, N.H. who were her pride and joy andher very special great grandchildren, Jack and Colleen McCarthy of Rowley and Delaney Jean White of Milan, N.H. She was the sister of the late Robert Lord formerly of Gloucester. Her funeral service was held Monday, May 19, graveside in the Highland Cemetery, Ipswich. Arrangements were under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral home of Ipswich. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Ste. B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. To leave a condolence please visit www.whittier-porter.com.
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Published in The Ipswich Chronicle from May 20 to May 27, 2014