Janet Davies (Davies) White

Born: Sat., Oct. 22, 1932
Died: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 03, 2017
Location: IslandView Funeral Services

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Sat., Feb. 04, 2017
Location: Presbyterian Stone Church

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ONTARIO/MORRISTOWN– Janet Davies White, 84, of Ontario, NY, formerly of Morristown, NY, peacefully passed away Tuesday afternoon, January 31, 2017 at the University of Rochester Highlands Hospital, Rochester, NY.  

Janet was born October 22, 1932 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of William H. Davies and Dorothy (Witherhead) Davies.

She graduated as Valedictorian, from Morristown Central School, class of 1950, and attended Cornell University.  

On October 6, 1951 she married William F. White.  They operated a dairy farm on the Black Lake Road for almost thirty-five years until his death in 1986.  

She had a special companion, Jim Cooney, of  Long Lake, NY for many years from 1989 until his passing in 2010.

Janet was a quilter, having made over one-hundred quilts.  She traveled worldwide, loved gardening, was an avid reader, and loved Jeopardy!  She loved cats and played bridge.      

Janet is survived by her six children:  William White and his wife Shirley of Hammond, NY; Stephen White and his wife Kim of Black Lake/Hammond, NY; Carol (White) Smithers and her husband James of Ontario, NY; Paul White and his wife Kaye of Black Lake/Hammond, NY; Ellen (White) Durant and her husband Steven of Charles Town, WV; Neal White and Nada of Morristown, NY.  She is also survived by four sisters:  Sarah (Davies) Gilmour, Black Lake/Oswegatchie; Margaret (Davies) Wylie, Auburn, NY; Mary (Davies) Petrie, Penfield, NY; Kathryn (Davies) Rodger, Exeter, NH.  She has eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  

Calling hours will be Friday, February 3, 2017, from 5-9 PM at the IslandView Funeral Services, 300 Main Street, Morristown.  Condolences, food, photos and flowers can be sent online to www.islandviewfs.com

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:00 PM at the Presbyterian Stone Church, Stone Church Road, Ogdensburg, NY, with Pastor David Hart, officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Pine Hill Cemetery in Morristown in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Morristown Public Library Building Fund, 200 Main Street, PO Box 206, Morristown, 13664 or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Highway 11, Potsdam, 13676

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Ann Fenlong
   Posted Thu February 02, 2017
Bill, Steve, Carol, Paul, Ellen and Neal

Please accept my most heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your Mother, Janet. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time.

Ann (Bogardus) Fenlong

Rosalie Salazar
   Posted Thu February 02, 2017
To all family and friends of Janet,

Janet will be missed so much! She was always so busy doing for everybody! The world will not be the same with her absence!!! Love to you all and my condolences!!!

Sandra and Terry Bresett
   Posted Thu February 02, 2017
Paul, Kaye and Family, Sorry to hear about your mother! Our thoughts are with you. Sandy & Terry Bresett

barbara and bob tayler
   Posted Thu February 02, 2017
we are offering our condolences to the white family. we were all friends at one point in time. i attened high school with some members of the white family. those were the good days, with many memories.

Jim & Penny Bogardus III
   Posted Thu February 02, 2017
We are very sad to hear of your mother passing.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the White's

Carol Gilmour
   Posted Thu February 02, 2017
Thinking of all of you.God bless you. Vern and Carol and family.

Joan Schofell Clark
   Posted Fri February 03, 2017
This is for Sarah Gilmour. I am sorry for the loss of your sister I'm not sure if you remember me. It has been a long time. Once again sorry for your loss.

Mark & Lynda Thivierge
   Posted Fri February 03, 2017
Our condolences to Stephen and the White Family. So sorry for your loss

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