Lawrence White

Obituary of Lawrence White

Lawrence “Larry” White, a man devoted to his family and faith, passed away after a long illness at the Chelsea Soldiers Home on Monday morning, March 16, 2009. He was 83 years old. Larry was born in Winthrop, the son of the late Landon and Bertha White. He was a life long resident of Woburn. He proudly served in the Army during WW II. He was the recipient of the European African Middle eastern Service Medal, American Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. Over the years, Larry worked as an boilermaker and welder. He started his career at the Boston Naval Shipyard. He moved to the Boston and Maine Railroad and ended his career at Monsanto Chemical Company. To keep himself busy in his retirement years, he worked part time as a bus driver. In his free time, Larry enjoyed fishing and day trips to New Hampshire. Larry’s life revolved around his family and his strong Catholic Faith. He was a devoted husband and father who worked to be the best provider he could be for them. He and his Marie were active at St. Barbara’s Charismatic group. They shared their faith and enjoyed going to mass, visiting religious shrines, and being involved in a number of religious social groups together as well. Larry was the beloved husband of Marie F. (McNeil). He was the father of Michael White and his wife Donna of Malden. He was the stepbrother of the late Mary Luther. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Thursday, March 19 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church, 851 Main St., Woburn at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.
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