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MEMORIAL MASS
  • ST. TERESA OF CALCUTTA CATHOLIC CHURCH
  • 17856 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd
    Woodinville, Washington 98077
    (425) 806-8096
    June 17, 2017
    Begins at 11:00 am
    Ends at :00

    RECEPTION
  • ST. TERESA OF CALCUTTA CATHOLIC CHURCH
  • 17856 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd
    Woodinville, Washington 98077
    (425) 806-8096
    June 17, 2017
    Following Memorial Mass

    COMMITTAL SERVICE
  • HOLYROOD CEMETERY
  • 205 NE 205th St.
    Shoreline, Washington 98155
    June 17, 2017
    Following Reception

    John James  White
    April 16, 1931
    New York, New York
    June 7, 2017
    Seattle, Washington
    Shared Memories

     

    John James White was born April 16, 1931 in the Bronx, to John J. and Mae White. John was known for his well-honed sense of humor, his generosity, integrity, thoughtfulness, and devotion to his family.

    Growing up, he loved to play stickball in the street. When he was very young, he had a job at the corner bakery pushing a pram to another nearby bakery to pick up baked goods for the corner bakery to sell. He later worked at the pony rides at the Bronx Zoo and, as a teenager, his job selling peanuts at Yankee Stadium earned him the nickname "Peanuts." John’s love of the game continued as his sons grew up, and he often took them to opening day at Yankee Stadium.

    John was a graduate of Regis High School in 1948 and of Fordham University in 1952. In college, he joined the Air Force ROTC program so he could play basketball in their well-regarded league. He served as sergeant in the United States Army during the Korean War. Upon his return to New York, he started a career in...


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