Lawrence White
Lawrence White
Lawrence White

Obituary of Lawrence White

Lawrence E. “Larry” White passed away of Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 85. Born in Cape Vincent, NY, he was a long time resident of Waldwick, NJ. Before retiring Larry was a Chemical Engineer with El Paso Products Company in Odessa, TX. He was a member of St. Luke’s Church in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, where he was an usher, a Scout Master for the Waldwick and Ho-Ho-Kus Boy Scout Troop #232, a member of the Waldwick Volunteer Ambulance Corp. as an EMT, driver and Treasurer. Larry was an active member of the Waldwick Pistol and Rifle Club, a charter member of the Waldwick Knights of Columbus #5257, a member of the N.J. State First Aid Council and Secretary of both the 20th District and the S. Carol White EMS Academy. He loved dogs especially his Bichon Frise, Snowy. Larry is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Mary A., two sons: Wayne A. White, his wife Nancy; Bruce M. White, his wife Vikki; and daughter Cynthia A. Whiting, her husband Ron; four grandchildren: Ian, Cory, Brianna, Melinda; a sister Elizabeth Leger and two brothers: Phillip White, his wife Barbara; Harley White and his wife Marci. He is predeceased by his parents Elmer J. and Katherine A. White and brother in law Joseph Leger. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Church, 340 Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ. with the funeral mass commencing at 2 pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Larry’s memory may be made to the Clarkson University Scholarship Fund, 8 Clarkson Ave., Potsdam, NY 13699. Arrangements are under the care of Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff.