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Edgar White Obituary

Edgar Havens White
Edgar Havens White

March 1, 2008


Edgar Havens White, age 95 formerly of Athens,
currently of Prattsville, died Saturday, March 1, 2008 at Columbia Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since February 26.
Mr. White was born in Coxsackie on July 23, 1912 to the late Henry E. and Mary Sophia Havens White. He was a graduate of Athens High School Class of 1931 and had been employed as a nightwatchman at the Coxsackie Correctional Facility until his retirement in 1970. A former member of Grange and 4H since 1931, he was also a 25 year volunteer with the Brady Hook & Ladder Fire Co. and life member of the High Hill Methodist Church.
Mr. White is survived by his wife, the former Hildah Van Loan, whom he married on September 27, 1969 and his brother, Henry M. White of Sherman, Texas as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 6 at 1 p.m. in the Remembrance Chapel of the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home at 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill with Rev. Paul Mengle officiating. Interment will follow in the Athens Rural Cemetery. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. Electronic condolences may be posted on www.millspaughcamerato.com

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