Jean E. White


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West Bath - Jean E. White, 80, passed away on November 5, 2018 after battling breast cancer for 10 1/2 years. She was born August 3, 1938 in Lewiston, ME. She was the daughter of Albert E. Pettingill and Olive (Tainter) Ward.
She graduated from Winthrop High School in 1956. She was a member of the Winthrop High Band. She married Albert J. White Jr. of W. Bath on September 28, 1956. She was a cub scout Den Mother for her four sons. While living in Brewer she was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and a member of the Officer's Wives Club.
She is predeceased by her parents and stepfather, Robert L. Ward, and her husband of 60 years, Albert J. White Jr.
She is survived by her four sons, Michael and wife Nancy White of Lake Dallas, TX; Mark White and Rod Kuhlman of Stateline, NV; Terry and wife, Melissa White, of Hermon; and Russell White and partner, Velvet Brown, of Bangor; four grandsons, Phillip and wife, Monica White, of Argyle, TX; Russell and wife, Holly White, of Corinth, ME; Brandon and Zachary White of Bangor; two granddaughters, Sunny White of Bangor, and Amanda and husband, Brandon Hayes, of Denton, TX; two great-grandsons, Isaac White of Corinth, and Easton White of Argyle, TX; one brother, Jim and wife, Pam Ward, of W. Bath; one sister, Patricia Roy of Jackman; two nieces, Karla and husband, Jamie Brown, of Clinton, and Gena Ward of Brunswick; nephew, Andrew and wife, Erin, of MD; two aunts; several cousins; and a special family, Patrick Jane and Kayla Dewitt of Michigan.
We wish to thank Dr. Benton and all the nurses and staff at the New England Cancer Center in Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean's memory to your favorite charity.
Services will be held at the Phippsburg Congregational Church on Friday November 9, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives, Brunswick.
Published on November 8, 2018
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