ALEXANDER – Dorothy “Dot” Jean White, 86, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, with her family by her side. Dot was born Oct. 3, 1926, in Cooper, daughter of the late George and Mary (Buck) Flood.
She attended schools in Cooper and worked as a stitcher for Ware Knitters, Calais, until she married her love, Calvin White, Nov. 23, 1946. Dot was a member of Cooper Grange; was past nobel grand of Riverside Rebekah Lodge, Baileyville, and worthy advisor for Theta Rho; was den mother for the local Cub Scouts; and member of St. Croix Trail Riders, Sam’s RV Club and the Spednic Club. She enjoyed traveling, knitting, crocheting, bowling, having a good laugh and most importantly spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her stepmother, Olivia (Edgerly) Flood; two sisters, Betty Gallagin and her husband, Gene, and Jeannette Avery and her husband, Walter; and two brothers, Hayden Flood and Arnold Flood and his wife, Christine. Surviving are her husband, Calvin C. White; seven children, Mary Poulin and her husband, Doug, of Hampden, C. Bruce White of Baileyville and his companion, Nada Williams, of Bangor, Diana Corbett and her husband, Richard, of Grand Lake Stream, Michael White and his wife, Mickey, of Alexander, twins, the Rev. Gail White and Dale Morgan, both of Lisbon, and Nancy Cochran and her husband, Jeffrey, of Hollis Center; one sister, Kathleen Sadler of Bangor; three brothers, Carroll Flood and his wife, Beverly, of Texas, Ralph Flood and his wife, Arlene, of Cooper and Rolfe Flood and his wife, Janice, of Calais; sister-in-law, Lorraine Barone of Bangor; 13 grandchildren, Justin, Jessie, Christopher, Kacie, Kallie, Devin, Brian, Nicole, Jamie, Vanessa, Lyndon, Bethany and Allen; many great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you goes to the staff at Woodland Senior Living, Brewer, for the excellent and loving care Dot received.
Visiting hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais, where a celebration of Dot’s life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday with her daughter, the Rev. Gail White officiating. Burial will be afterward at Alexander Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dot’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.