Dale E. White, 88

Dale E. White, 88, of North Sewickley Twp. passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Ellwood City Medical Center.

Born September 14, 1929 in Wurtemburg, he was the son of the late Homer and Gertrude Challis White . He was married to Dorothy Patricia Vetica White for 62 years as they were married November 19, 1955. She survives.

Dale was a 1948 graduate of Lincoln High School. He studied and earned a degree in metallurgy with the American Society for Metals Institute. He spent his entire working career within the steel industry. He was first employed with US Steel, then Jones and Laughlin, and finally from the Insul Company in East Palestine, Ohio from which he retired in 1994 as the Assistant Sales Manager. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and golfing. He was a member of the Connequenessing Country Club for many years and later the Beaver Valley Golf Club. He and his wife, Dorothy enjoyed traveling to Canada, Florida, and South Carolina to visit their many friends. Dale was a Veteran of the Army, serving for two years overseas during the Korean War. He was a member of the New Galilee VFW Post #8106. He was also a member of Holy Redeemer Church.

In addition to his wife, Dorothy, survivors include two brothers, James (IIlene) White of Chippewa and Pat (Barb) White of Ellwood City. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews of the White and Vetica families.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Ray White in infancy.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday May 18 from 4 pm until the time of the Blessing service at 7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Military rites will be offered by the Veterans Honor Guard. Entombment will take place at St. Peter’s Mausoleum in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Butler Veterans Hospital or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

6 thoughts on “Dale E. White, 88

  1. We were so saddened to hear of your passing Uncle Dale. Our times together with you and Aunt Dorothy were always enjoyable but too short. It was an honor to be the Maid of Honor at your wedding to Aunt Dorothy With Love Alex and Marcella Vetica

  2. We wish to offer our prayers and condolences to the family of Mr. Dale White. From the team at Baker Corporation (employer of Mr. White’s nephew, Mike).

  3. So sorry to hear of Dales passing. We enjoyed our times together with Dale and Dorothy back in the Insul Days. I am also very sorry, Dorothy that I did not get to attend the viewing with Tom today as I am at work and am also without a car. God Bless you all as you miss him.

  4. Dorothy I am so sorry to hear about Dale’s passing.
    I remember when our family would visit every Christmas.
    You and Dale always made us feel like family. God be
    with you in your time of need.
    May Dale Rest In Peace

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