William (Willie) H. White


William (Willie) H. White, 59 of Sprakers, NY passed
away on October 9, 2021 after a long courageous battle
with cancer.
He was born in Decatur, NY on March 2, 1962 to Stuart
and Elizabeth White, who predeceased him as well
as his sister, Janice White.
Willie graduated from Worcester Central School
in 1981. Then went on to college and graduated from
SUNY, Cobleskill in 1983. He worked at Greenleaf for
over 20 plus years in Schenevus, NY. Then went on
to work at NA Taylors in Johnstown NY for over 10
years. When he sustained a leg injury which led to
having his leg amputated and could no longer work.
Willie married his best friend, Carol Terrell on October
24, 1987. Willie loved his family. He is survived
by his two sons, Christopher and Jason White of
Sprakers, NY. He is also survived by 7 brothers and 7
sisters, he shared his life with, Ross and Mary White
of Maryland, Orrin and Dina White of Florida, Stuart
and Sue White of West Virginia, Raymond and Carol
White of Charlotteville, NY, Phil and Cindy White of
Charlotteville, NY, Jeff and Yvonne White of Decatur,
NY, Mike and Debbie White of West Virginia., Pearl
and Edwin Madison of Davenport, NY, Mary White of
Worcester, NY, Della White of Davenport, NY, Angeline
White of Davenport, NY, Edith White of Decatur,
NY, Melissa Werby of Florida and Alice and Duane
Tripp of Madison, NY along with many nieces and
Willie was an avid hunter in his younger years. He
loved the great outdoors and planting a garden which
he shared with family and friends. Willie loved to take
Carol dancing. It was one of their most favorite things
to do. He loved planting flowers for Carol in a wishing
well he built for her, which she treasures. He enjoyed
helping his boys as they grew up.
Willie was usually quiet, except for his many stays
in the hospital. He always tried to help the nurses and
doctors have a good day. We would like to thank all
his doctors, especially Dr. Luyun, Dr. Rassias and all
of his nurses, especially Lisa VanWormer at St. Peter’s
Cancer Center. Also, his primary doctor, Dr. Sinchak
at St. Mary’s Health Center and all the care Mountain
Valley Hospice provided of Gloversville, NY.
We would like to thank both the Houghtaling &
Smith Funeral Home in Canajoharie, NY and Heller &
Skinner Funeral Home in Worcester NY for all their
support during this time.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to the Funeral Service
at Noon, Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Heller &
Skinner Funeral Home, 155 Main St., Worcester, with
the Rev. Paul Timmerman officiating. Please wear a
mask. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in
Online condolences may be sent to, www.hellerskinnerfh.

By Leader-Herald

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