Antique Vintage 15

John Arthur White

June 30, 1934 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 84)


John Arthur White, 84, of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in UPMC Montefiore.

He was born June 30, 1934, in Durham, GA.  He is the son of the late Thomas and Sarah LE Coleman-White.  John was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond E. White and daughter, Jolene White-Davis. 

He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.  He retired from the United States Steel Duquesne Works.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rose L. Brookins-White of Duquesne; 3 children, Alicia White of Duquesne, John A. White, Jr. (Kerry) of Philadelphia and James D. White of Duquesne; three step-children, Denise Brookins of Duquesne, Robert Brookins of McKeesport and Ronald Brookins of Duquesne; 8 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren, a sister, Mary Catherine White-Pitts of West Mifflin, an adopted sister Christine Perry and a host of  nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Interment will follow in the Restland Memorial Park.

Arrangements entrusted to Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., McKeesport, PA.

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June 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Macedonia Baptist Church
17 Cochran Street
Duquesne, PA 15110

Funeral Service
June 19, 2019

11:00 AM
Macedonia Baptist Church
17 Cochran Street
Duquesne, PA 15110

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