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Francis 'Frank' Garfield White

Francis 'Frank' Garfield White

Born In: North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Born: October 2nd, 1943

Passed in: North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Passed on: December 7th, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Francis “Frank” Garfield White age 74, beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.
Born in North Sydney, October 2, 1943, Frank was the son of the late Gary and Edna (Gillard) White.
He was employed as a coal miner with Devco at Prince Mine, Point Aconi until his retirement. Frank was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, walking in the woods but most of all spending time at his cabin in Cape Dauphin.
He is survived by his two daughters, Julie (Thomas) Carey and Krista Sibley, both of Florence; his son, Karl (Kitty) White, Dominion; seven grandchildren, Daniel and Hayley White, Riley and Brynn White, Austen, Evan and Lily Carey; by his son-in-law, George Sibley; his sisters, Mary Sheppard, Sydney, Cecilia Parsons, Katherine White, Gloria White, all of North Sydney, Cleo McLeod, Bras d’Or; brother, Eddy White, Sydney; sister-in-law, Lee White; best friend, Buddy MacLean and special friend, Debbie Ivey; also by a number of nieces and nephews.
Frank was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn (Edwards) White; his sister, Patsy Parks; brothers, Jack, Jimmy and Melvin in infancy; brothers-in-law, Earl Sheppard, Joe Parsons, John McLeod.
The family would like to thank the nursing staff of 4West, Northside General Hospital, especially Mark Vale for the care and compassion shown to Frank and family during his brief illness.
By request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Frank’s wish was for everyone to raise a glass in his honour.
Arrangements are entrusted to W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.wjdooley.com.


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