Dewey M. White
Nov. 2, 1929 - July 8, 2018
Dewey M. White, 88, Williamsburg, passed away Sunday afternoon at Westminster Woods at Huntingdon.
He was born in Williamsburg, son of the late Carl R. and Laura Mae (Detwiler) White.
Surviving are four sons: Jeffrey (wife, Dorothy) of New Cumberland, David of Sarasota, Fla., James of Charleston, S.C., and Michael of Harrisburg; four grandchildren: J.T. White and Joshua, Ashley and Douglas Verbonitz; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Lois White of Williamsburg and Barbara Simon of Carlisle.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Verbonitz; and a brother, Carl R. Jr.
Dewey was a 1947 graduate of Williamsburg High School and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Mead, Alexandria, and for many years, he was also employed at Westvaco Pulp and Paper Mill, Williamsburg.
He was a member of Bonner Sollenberger American Legion Post 456, Williamsburg, and a former member of Seven Falls Anglers Club, rural Williamsburg.
Dewey loved Williamsburg history, was an avid reader and also enjoyed fishing, tying flies, watching Williamsburg athletic events and spending time on Rails to Trails.
Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service with military honors on Friday, July 13, 2018, at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg, Mr. David Cadle officiating. A private inurnment will be held at Shellytown Fairview Cemetery, rural Williamsburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Dewey may be given to Williamsburg Public Library, 511 W. Second St., Williamsburg, PA 16693.