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FRANCES C. WHITE January 3, 1925 - August 16, 2019

FRANCES C. WHITE, 94, of Wyoming and Exeter passed away Friday in Partridge-Tippett Nursing Facility Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Twp.
Born January 3, 1925 in Wilkes-Barre she is the daughter of the late Frank H. Thornton and Winnifred (Harrity) Thornton formerly of Wilkes-Barre. She was a graduate of E.R. Myers High School class of 1942 and attended Wilkes-Barre Business College.
She was married to the late Stewart F. White for 57 years. They moved to Shippensburg from 1971-1991 and returned to Wyoming in 1991. Frances worked for Wendy Dress in Wilkes-Barre and retired from The Grief Co. of Shippensburg, Pa. She was a Life Auxiliary member of the VFW Post 6168, Shippensburg and was an active member. She was a member of St. Monica’s Parish of West Wyoming.
Frances loved to crochet and loved to show her work at craft shows.
Preceding her in death was her husband Stewart, sisters Margaret Pascoe and Mary Dodson, brothers William J. Thornton and Lawrence Thornton, son-in-law Roger Orlandini.
She is survived by 4 children whom she loved; Carole Ann Kuhar and her husband John, Shavertown; Connie Orlandini, West Wyoming; Thomas M. White and his wife Vicky, Shippensburg; William S. White and his wife Kathy, Ferndale, Michigan; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 9:30am at St. Monica’s Parish, 363 West 8th Street, West Wyoming with Father Peter Tomczak celebrant.
Interment will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
Friends may call Monday from 8:30am-9:30am at St. Monica’s Parish, 363 West 8th Street, West Wyoming.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18702 or United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, 209 Roberts Road, Pittston, Pa 18640.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Sacred Heart Hospice and Wesley Village Nursing Home for their outstanding care they gave to our mom.
Arrangements are by the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, Pa 18644
For information or to send condolences please visit us at www. metcalfeshaver.com

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