Islander since his 20s John Russel White passed away on November 16, 2021 at Brielle Assisted Living Residence in Staten Island, NY. He was 87 years old. John was the last member of his immediate family. He was born in Mt. Carmel, PA on August 28, 1934 to the late Clarence A. White Sr. and Emma Deisbach White. He graduated in 1952 from Mt. Carmel High School. John worked in Staten Island where he has been a resident for the past 60 years. He loved New York and was content to live here all his life. He also loved classical music and the Opera. John was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers William E. White and Clarence A. White Jr. and sisters Lorraine Bingaman and Mary Jane Kline who were all residents of PA. He is survived by his sister-in-law Carol and his nephews Jeffrey, Matthew, and Mark Kline, Foster Benjamin and Bruce White. Also his nieces Karen Borgeson, Kimberly Berkheimer, Darla Eby and Bronwyn White. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's name may be made to the ASPCA. Interment to be arranged at a later date. Harmon Funeral Home 571 Forest Ave Staten Island, NY 10310 718.442.5056
Published by Staten Island Advance from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2021.