PRISCILLA H. WHITE

Posted Dec. 16, 2010, at 7:33 p.m.

DOVER-FOXCROFT – Priscilla H. White, 89, wife of the late Norman White, died Dec. 15, 2010, at a local nursing home. She was born Feb. 12, 1921, in Dover, daughter of Linwood and Doris (Runnals) Hathorn. A graduate of Foxcroft Academy and Colby College, Mrs. White spent 49 years as a teacher and educator. She taught at State School for Girls, Hallowell; Williams High School, Oakland; Guilford High School and retired from Foxcroft Academy in 1991. She was an active member of local and state teachers associations, and Maine Educational Media Specialists. She was a charter member and past president of the American Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International of Women Educators and held numerous offices on local and state levels. She was a member and past president of Junior Cosmopolitan Club of Dover-Foxcroft, and a member of the Dover-Foxcroft chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a member and past president of Piscataquis County Retired Teachers Association. Mrs. White is survived by two sons and their wives, Robert and Cheryl White of South Portland, and Jere and Candace White of Dover-Foxcroft; six grandchildren, Dillen Hathorn White of South Portland, Ian Kearney and Samantha White of Little Silver, N.J., Darcie and Seth Sands of Dover-Foxcroft, DeriAnn and Ever Weiss of East Haddom, Conn., Daniel Norman and Tara White of Sebec, and David John White of Standish; and six great-grandchildren, Beckett White, Makenzie White, Lucas White, Galaxy Weiss, Mission Weiss and Owen White. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft, where funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, with the Rev. Bea Violette officiating. Burial will be in the family lot at Gray Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Piscataquis YMCA, 48 Park St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.

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