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William R. White

October 8, 1944 January 20, 2018
William R. White
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Obituary for William R. White

William R. White, 73, a long-time area resident, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie with his family by his side.

Born on October 8, 1944 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late Leroy and Jane (Tilletts) White.

William proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.

For over 30 years, he worked as a technician at IBM in Fishkill. William also worked for CRS Tires in Poughkeepsie, where he enjoyed spending time with his close-knit work family.

William was an avid golfer and loved to play with his longtime friends in the SMP league.

He is survived by his daughter, Laurie Sackett, and her husband, Charles, of Hyde Park; sons, Michael and David White, both of Hyde Park; and four grandchildren: Joseph and Eric Sackett, and Isabella and Jonathan White.

In addition to his parents, William was predeceased by his wife, Mary Kathleen (Levy) White, and by his long-time partner, Kathleen Farina.

Calling hours will be from 4-7pm on Thursday, January 25th at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Route 9, Hyde Park.

A funeral service and burial (with military honors) will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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4:00 PM 1/25/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

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