Harry White Jr.

Obituary of Harry D. White Jr.

Harry White Jr. died Monday, November 23, 2020, in a Spring Hill, Florida hospital at the age of 73. To those who knew him and loved him, Harry will be remembered most for his service to his country, the many ways he dedicated his time to the community, and his affection for all animals, particularly his beloved Scotties. Harry was born on October 28, 1947, to Harry White Sr. and Grace White (both deceased) and raised in Southampton NY. He attended Tuckahoe School before graduating from Southampton High School in 1966. After graduation, he joined the US Navy and was positioned as a cook on the USS Preble, an aircraft carrier. After serving in Vietnam and completing his time with the Navy he moved back to Southampton and began a 25-year career as a cook at Southampton Nursing Home. He also worked as a hockey coach at Tuckahoe School for many years, and was always volunteering at the local pancake breakfast or spaghetti dinner to help the community raise money. Harry was a member of the Southampton VFW & Kiwanis Club until moving to Spring Hill, Florida with Stephanie White, his wife of 23 years. He worked at St. Leo’s college in Florida until officially retiring in 2010. Harry is survived by his wife Stephanie, daughter Deirdre White, sisters Jane Bennett and Kathleen Taylor, and brother James White along with many nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held on December 8th at Calverton National Cemetery.
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Tuesday
8
December

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Brockett Funeral Home
203 Hampton Road
Southampton, New York, United States
Tuesday
8
December

Interment

1:00 pm
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Calverton National Cemetery
Route 25
Calverton, New York, United States
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