February 4, 2010
Ms. White was born in Catskill on December 14, 1943 to the late Robert W. and Lillian L. Wilkens McDowell. She was a waitress at Couchie's Corner for many years and a life member of the Palenville Fire Co. Ladies' Auxiliary.
She is survived by her companion of 25 years, John Casaliggi and his children: Denise Casaliggi, Dawn Silvestrie, Joseph Anthony Silvestrie, John Paul Silvestrie, and Maria Susan Silvestrie; her four children: Gerald Thomas White of Palenville, Pamela Passaretti of Myrtle Beach, Christine L. Mullen of Myrtle Beach, and Lance D. White of Haines Falls; eight grandchildren; five siblings: Sharyn Martin, Donna Chewens, Teri Drumgold, George McDowell, and Kim Byrnes; step-sister Dodie Byrnes as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be on Sunday at 4 p.m. with calling hours prior from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home at 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill. Private cremation will be conducted at the Wiltwyck Crematorium on Monday with a committal service at the Palenville Cemetery in the Summer. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Greene County Women's League. Electronic condolences may be posted at www.millspaughcamerato.com
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