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Doris J. White

Born: Fri., Jun. 22, 1934
Died: Sun., Oct. 31, 2010


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 04, 2010
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 04, 2010
Location: - Not available -

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Nov. 05, 2010

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Doris White
Of Harpursville
Doris White, 76 of Harpursville, beloved mother, “Grammy”, and “Boss” unexpectedly went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sun. Oct. 31, 2010. Doris was predeceased by her husband, Frank. She is survived by a sister, Carol Reichel, Islip, NY, 6 children and their spouses, Doreen & David Forrest, Paris TN, Glenn & Debbie White, Harpursville, Jeanne White & Barry Baker, Durham, NC, Tim & Trish Lane, Modesto, CA, Gregory White, Harpursville and Meg White & Greg Lutz, Harpursville, 5 grandchildren, Brandon, Amber, & Kayla Lane, Jordan Baker and Kerri White and also many dear friends and colleagues. Doris was a caring and compassionate person who was lead by her strong religious beliefs. After raising her children, she returned to school for a degree in nursing serving as a registered nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton. Upon retiring from nursing, she focused on her faith and ambition to serve the community and became a Lay Pastor for GuilfordCenter Presbyterian Church and most recently the Windsor Presbyterian Church. Doris also had a deep passion for tending God’s creations through gardening and traveling around the world.
Funeral Services will be held at the Nineveh Presbyterian Church on Friday at 11 a.m. Rev. Emrys Tyler, Pastor will officiate. Burial will be in NinevehPresbyterianCemetery. The family will receive friends at the Osterhoudt-Madden Funeral Home 69-71 Maple Street Harpursville on Thurs. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nineveh Presbyterian Church Christian Ed Bldg Fund POB 115 Nineveh, NY 13813. On-line condolences and expression of sympathy may be made at:

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Vanessa Warren
   Posted Tue November 02, 2010
Doris was a truly kind and gracious lady. She will be missed.

Bruce and Vanessa Warren
Afron, NY

Tracy Richmond
   Posted Tue November 02, 2010
Doris was so wonderful to all of our
family over the years. She was always
there when we needed her counsel or
her friendship. We will all miss her
and send her family our prayers.

Chris Luca
   Posted Tue November 02, 2010
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family!

The Luca Family
Bainbridge, NY

Lynn Reeves
   Posted Tue November 02, 2010
I will truly miss my friend, nurse, and fellow lay preacher. We had wonderful times together traveling to and from lay preaching classes. She was a beautiful child of God and wil be missed

Bruce Bosket
   Posted Tue November 02, 2010
I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's untimely passing. Working up the grocery store with 3 of her children, I got to see Doris quite a bit. She always was such a cheerful person, we would joke when she would come in. I am sure her family and friends will miss her very much.
Bruce Bosket
Afton, NY

Jeanne Shields
   Posted Tue November 02, 2010
Our family sends our deepest sympathies to you all. Doris baptisted my two children in the Guilford Center Church. She was a wonderful lady who had a wonderful way of connecting with people, all people! We are so very sorry for
your tremendous loss.

Priscilla Parzuchowski
   Posted Wed November 03, 2010
I was very saddened to hear of Aunt Doris' passing...She was a very gracious woman with a very warm and compassionte heart. I can remember my 1st visit to Harpursville...meeting ALL the White's! I was a bit nervous but Aunt Doris made me feel welcome and truly part of the family and thru the years did not hesitate to open her home to me and my family. She will always hold a special place in my heart.

Priscilla Parzuchowski

Christine Hurlbut
   Posted Wed November 03, 2010
Doreen, Meg, Greg, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Chris (Poyer) Hurlbut

Virginia Richmond
   Posted Wed November 03, 2010
Our deepest sympathies. The entire Richmond family shares your loss. Doris was very special to us and we will miss her. Her friendship and assistance to our parents, especially during difficult times, was so meaningful. She was a very special and good person. Love and condolences to you all,

Kathy Menegay LaFave
   Posted Wed November 03, 2010
Doreen, Glenn, Jean , Greg and Meg

Very sad to hear of Aunt Doris' passing. We had alot of fun times together when we were young and I remember what a fun sense of humor she had and always teasing us. I alway's admired her for how she took care of you all .
Love Kathy

Ellen Hanson
   Posted Wed November 03, 2010
Doreen, Glenn, Jeanne, Greg and Meg;

It was a shock to hear of your mom's passing. Sending sincere condolences to you and your families. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ellen Hanson

Afua Baidoo-Davis
   Posted Thu November 04, 2010
Doris oriented me to nursing as a new graduate years ago, and I remember how skilled, experienced, loving ,patient she was to patients and co-workers. I know she loved the Lord deeply and may she rest in peace. Meg and the rest of the family are all in my prayers; may the Almighty Father guide you through these difficult times.

Julie Borg
   Posted Thu November 04, 2010
I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Aunt Doris has always been a great combination of strength, faith, and humor. The first to gather people and say hello -- you could bet that her holiday card would be the first to arrive each year. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends -- Aunt Doris will be missed -- she leaves us all with great childhood memories of time with her on the farm.

Doreen, Glenn, Jeanne, Tim, Gregg and Meg and family
   Posted Thu November 04, 2010
I send my sincere condolences to you all. My thought and prayers are with you. I wish I could be there tomorrow to help support all of you, as your mom had supported me over the years. I will always remember the summers spent at Aunt Doris' with my cousin's. One thing I will never forget is the facial expression when she would say "The Clan", referring to the family, and her laugh after saying it. I am with you in spirit today, tomorrow and always. I'm here if you need to talk.

Love you all,

Michelle @ Keith
   Posted Thu November 04, 2010
I''''m so sorry and shocked to hear the passing of Doris. Our Condolences go out to all her family and friends.

She was one of my members at Curves!! Doris always walked in with a BIG smile on her face as bright as could be. She was a good friend listener and so warm hearted. She will be so missed by many who loved her.

My husband also delivered her mail and said she was a sweet soft spoken women.

I have you all in my Thoughts, Heart @ Prayers!!


Michelle & Keith

Karen Schuldt
   Posted Fri November 05, 2010
Thinking of you all during this difficult thoughts and prayers are with you.
Karen Schuldt

William Warren
   Posted Mon November 08, 2010
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Doris. Whenever I saw her she was always smiling. Doris was a very kind and caring person. When my son was born she was working at the hospital at the time and she came to see me. She just seemed so happy for me and my family. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire White family and all of her friends. May the Lord give you comfort during this time of loss 2Cor.1:2-4. God Bless you all.....Willie Warren