Virginia T. Schwartz White
Born in Philadelphia, Mrs. White was a former resident of Philadelphia before moving to Holland in 1971. She was a registered nurse and a graduate of John W. Hallahan Catholic High School and St. Joseph’s Hospital Nursing School. Virginia was a nurse for over 15 years at Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia with their cancer unit until her retirement in 1997. She was communicant of the Church of St. Andrew in Newtown and will be remembered as being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to many.
Daughter of the late John and Kathryn V. Byrne Schwartz, special niece of the late Claire and Robert Byrne, Virginia is survived by her husband of 37 years James J. White, her children James J. White, Jr. and his wife Tracey of King of Prussia, PA and Jenna Yesalavich and her husband Martin of Dunellen, NJ. Also surviving are her 3 brothers, Rev. Theodore Schwartz of Northampton, PA, John Schwartz of Cinnaminson, NJ, Robert Schwartz of Depford, NJ and her 2 sisters, Kathryn Johnson of Havertown, PA and Claire McTamney of Philadelphia and her cherished granddaughter Madeline White.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wed. March 28, 2007 from 10:00AM until her Funeral Mass 11:00AM at the Church of St. Andrew, 81 Swamp Rd. Newtown. Interment will follow in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Newtown. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Chandler Hall Hospice, 99 Barclay St., Newtown, PA 18940.