Carole Ann White

Carole Ann White, 74, Hayes, Va., passed into eternity Sunday surrounded by her loving family after a long hard-fought struggle with emphysema.

She was born in Hollidaysburg.

Surviving are her husband of 55 years, John C. White; a son, John C. Jr. and wife, Dorothy, of Newport News, Va.; two daughters: Renae M. Phelps and husband, Sean, of Berea, Ky., and Shawn Ann Poths and husband, Gary, of Grafton, Va.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sandra Brown of Newry.

Carole was a person of great strength and truth, and her passion was the love she shared with her family. She was a loving wife, mother and friend and will be missed by all who were blessed to have known her.

Friends will be received from 2 until the 3 p.m. memorial service today, Jan. 3, 2013, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, Va.

In Carole’s memory, contributions may be given to Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, P.O. Box 1130, Gloucester, VA 23061.