SMYRNA MILLS – Steven W. “10-10” White,” 59, passed away March 27, 2012 with his work family at his side. He was born Aug. 30, 1952 in Island Falls, the son of Ernest “Buck” and Mildred (Bragdon) White.
Steven had a huge, loving heart. He married the love of his life, Ruby Corneil, April 7, 1973. He was extremely dedicated to his family and he took great pride in his grandson, “Leo.” He volunteered as captain of Oakfield Fire Department, as well as always being there to lend a hand to anyone who asked and he would fix it the “White” way.
He was employed by Gerald Pelletier Inc. and was proud to be an “American Logger.” He took great pride in his work and he spoke highly of his work family. He will be greatly missed by all.
Steven was predeceased by his father and mother; two brothers, Donnis and Phillip White; one sister, Dorothy; father-in-law, Phillip Corneil; and daughter-of-heart, Avis Noyes.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby of Smyrna Mills; two daughters, Jill and Matt Furrow of Merrill, and Kim and Dean McLaughlin of Dyer Brook; one grandson, Matthew “Leo” Furrow; a granddaughter-of-heart, Brandilynn Noyes; three brothers, Pete and Linda of Missouri, Hiarm and Joan of Connecticut, and Harris and Patti of Oakfield; three sisters, Doliphine “Sissy” White of Smyrna, Ella Smith of Oakfield, and Virgina Tucker of Smyrna; two sisters-in-law, Barbara White of Merrill, and Penny White of Dyer Brook; mother-in-law, Glady Corneil; two brothers-in-law, Phillip and Patty Corneil of Smyrna, and John Corneil of Merrill; and several nieces and nephews.
A service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 31 at Bethel Pentecostal Church, Oakfield, with the Rev. Sterling Lawrence officiating. A luncheon followed at the community center in Oakfield.