Donna J. White, 78, of Morrisdale died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at Colonial Courtyard Clearfield.
Born Jan. 9, 1938, in Hastings, she was a daughter of the late W. Byron and Clare S. (Kibler) Miller.
She was married March 8, 1958 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Osceola Mills, to John C. White. He preceded her in death July 19, 1983.
She was a member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church, Morrisdale. She had a devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and she was a promoter of the Miraculous Medal.
She was a 1955 graduate of the former Philipsburg High School. She was a 1958 graduate of the former Philipsburg State General Hospital School of Nursing.
She was employed as a registered nurse at the State General Hospital until her retirement.
She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was also one of the most caring nurses you would ever want to meet.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two infant daughters, Beth Ann and Molly and one sister, Gloria Ann Miller.
She is survived by two daughters, Laurie A. Josephson and her husband, Wayne of Kylertown and Julie M. Irwin and her husband, Gregory of Clearfield and four son, John M. White and his wife, Lisa of Philipsburg, Patrick A. White and his wife, Mary of Stow, Ohio, Michael B. White and his wife, Christine of Morrisdale and Timothy D. White and his wife, Brenda of Drifting.
She is survived by 15 grandchildren, Joy Billings and her husband, Bryan, John Dixon, Molly Irwin, Megan Irwin, John “J.J.” White and his wife, Maggie, Sara McBride and her husband, Adam, Joseph White, Clayton White, Celina White, Elizabeth White, Michael White, Emily White, Timothy White, Matthew White and Rachel White; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Barry R. Miller and his wife, Debra of DuBois; a sister-in-law, Christa White of Levittown, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Morrisdale, with Fr. Robert J. Horgas as celebrant.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, Philipsburg.
The Recitation of the Rosary will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery, Morrisdale.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes Catholic Church, 22 St. Agnes Dr., Morrisdale, PA 16858 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories at www.beezerheathfh.com.