Obituary for William DeAlton White
BRUNSWICK, MAINE – The Reverend William D. White, died on his 93rd birthday, Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Born at Seaford, Delaware, May 2, 1924, he was the son of Raymond T. and Amelia Elliott White. He grew up in Salisbury, Maryland. After graduation from Wicomico High School, he served three years with the United States Army during World War II.
After graduating in 1951 from Daniel Baker College, Brownwood, Texas, he enrolled as a theological student at General Theological Seminary in New York City.
Ordained to the Priesthood in the Diocese of Maryland, he served Episcopal Churches in Maryland, Arizona, New York and Maine.
For more than ten years following his retirement, Father White served as Volunteer Chaplain at Parkview Medical Center, Brunswick, and has been a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brunswick.
One of his primary avocations was involvement in a Twelve Step Program through which he was able to counsel.
Father White was pre-deceased by his wife of 30 years, Nancy Adams White in 1986 and his brother Donald R. White. He is survived by four sons, Paul and his wife Candice of Dresden, Patrick and his wife Betty of Pavilion, NY, Michael of Bath, Mark and his wife Jo of Woolwich; one daughter Mary Beth Smith and her husband Gordon of Brunswick; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A Eucharist Service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 6, 2017, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Brunswick. The Reverend Carolyn Eklund will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to the summer youth camp Bishopswood Camp, c/o Diocese of Maine, 143 State Street, Portland, 04101 or c/o St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brunswick.
Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.