JANETTE HUNTER WHITE BA Toronto; MS Columbia; Professor Emerita Faculty of Information and Media Studies University of Western Ontario Born in Toronto, August 6, 1921, the daughter of Canadian author, Samuel Alexander White and Vennie Giffen. Died in Hamilton, November 27, 2018. Predeceased by sister, Marion and brothers, Beverley and Dalton White. Cherished aunt of Roger, Heather (Tarrison), Cheryl (Ennals), Peter, Ted, Laurie (Clark), Jeff, Brian, Doug and Jan White. Janette had a long and accomplished career in the field of libraries and information studies. She served as Reference Librarian at Toronto Public Library and the Education Centre Library and was a founding member of the UWO School of Library and Information Science faculty where she taught and served in the administration until her retirement. Admired by family, friends, colleagues, and students, Janette fostered an appreciation of education, travel, and the arts and culture in those she met. Five generations of the White family, their friends and families, always found a warm welcome at the ancestral home for both short and long stays. Open minded, accepting of others, bright and curious, cheerful, gracious, and generous, she was indeed a 'woman for all ages.' Funeral to be held Saturday, December 1 at 11:00 a.m. at Morley Bedford Funeral Services.
Published in The Globe and Mail from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, 2018.