Frederick Allen WHITE, 77, of Wooster, OH, died Thursday, September 25, 2008 at his home.
Friends will be received at the at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster from 6-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 30, 2008.
Funeral Services will be held at Funeral Home, Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 12:00 Noon with Fr. Stephen Moran officiating. Interment will follow at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman at 2:00 P.M.
Those who wish may make contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or St. Mary Catholic Church Building Fund, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691 or the American Red Cross, Wayne Co., Chapter, 244 W. South St., Wooster, oh 44691.
He was born December 1, 1930 in Colon, Republic of Panama, the son of Lyle E and Hazel Hughes White. His father was stationed in Panama in the military.
Frederick was a 20 year veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a paratrooper and drill instructor. After retirement from the military, he was employed at the Gerstenslager Co. in the shipping and receiving department and also retired from there. He was an avid reader and a military history buff. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
He was a member of the 82nd Airbourne Assoc., Akron Chapter serving as Treasurer. He was also a Red Cross blood donor. He was an avid Indians fan.
He met and married his wife of 50 yers, Christel Junker White, in Germany. She survives. Also surviving are a brother, Lyle (Eleanor) White of Jackson, SC. and nieces and nephews in Germany and cousins in the United States.
Frederick was preceded in death by his parents.
Hospice or St. Mary Catholic Building Fund or Wayne Co. Chapter of the American Red Cross
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 12 Noon at the funeral home
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 from 6-8:00 P.M. at the funeral Home