Ronald E. White

Date of Passing:

May 26, 2017

White, Ronald E., 79, of Sagamore Road, Seekonk, MA, died peacefully with his family by his side on May 26, 2017. He was the loving husband of Shirley A. (Bickford) White.

Born in Worcester MA, a son of Ernest and Bertha (Kosiewoski) LeBlanc, he lived in Seekonk, MA for 35 years.

Mr. White was a retail manager for Job Lot for 8 years before retiring in 2008.

Ronald was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Seekonk, Ma, where he attended Adoration for the past 17 years. He enjoyed archery, kayaking, fishing and playing racquetball. He was an award winning archer as a member of the Narragansett Bow Hunters. He also was a member of the Elm Street Paddlers kayak club. He also custom made rosary beads and donated them to local nursing homes and priests to give to their parishioners.

Mr. White was a devoted and loving husband and father.

Besides his wife of 58 years, he is survived by two sons, Ronald E. White Jr. and his wife Ruth of Pawtucket and Steven C. White of Somerset, MA; a sister, Marie Wade of Sterling, Ma., two grandchildren and one great grandson.

His funeral will be held on Friday June 2, 2017 from the W.RAYMOND WATSONFUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 984 Taunton Avenue, Seekonk, MA at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Seekonk Cemetery.

Calling hours are Thursday 5-8 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Ronald’s memory to the American Heart Association, 1 State Street, Suite 200, Providence, RI, 02908 would be deeply appreciated.

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