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Michael White

Michael White

Saturday, March 7th, 1942 - Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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Obituary

AKWESASNE – After a brief illness, Michael White, 78, of 2 Garrow Road, passed away Saturday morning, May 16, 2020 at his home.

Mike was born March 7, 1942 in Buffalo, the son of the late Jonas and Genevieve (Leaf) White. He attended schools on Cornwall Island before entering the US Army, dedicating most of his life to the service of his country. He retired as an E7-Private 1st Class, specializing in Explosive Ordinances. After his discharge from the military, he worked for a time with a Hydraulic Hose Plat in Manhattan, Kansas. He and his wife moved back to the community and he attended and graduated from Mater Dei College and later worked for the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino.

As a veteran, Mike dedicated and donated a vast amount of time and energy to the American Legion, where he was an active member the Brushton-Moira Post. He held various positions including Commander within the post and at the county level where he was the 4th District Commander. He also proudly honored his deceased veterans as an Honor Guard for funeral honors. Mike proudly worked for the good of the American Legion. He also was a volunteer driver for Franklin County. He loved to watch wrestling, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Mike is survived by his wife, Nancy (Rickard), whom he married April 3, 1966 in Manhattan, Kansas; his children, Jonas and Phyllis White of Puyallup, Washington; Andrew Michael and Janice White of Leonardville, Kansas; and Elaine and Jason Hornbaker of Clay Center, Kansas; and his grandchildren, Christopher, Morgan, and Jessie.

Mike is also survived by his brothers, Paul and Candy Tarbell of Fairfield, California; Harold Tarbell of Vancouver, British Columbia; Wilbert “Buddy” Tarbell, Gilbert Tarbell, and Jose and Alice Tarbell, all of Akwesasne; his sisters, Maggie and Larry Terrance of Rochester; Emily Tarbell and Mamie David, both of Akwesasne; Paula Longboat of Brantford, Ontario; Terry and Gordy McElwain of Hilton, New York; Faith Graffis of Savannah, Georgia; and Charity “Brad” and Wayne Lazore of Akwesasne; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Jonas White and Genevieve (Leaf) Tarbell, he was predeceased by his step-father, Harvey Tarbell; his brother, Clifford Tarbell who was killed during the Vietnam War; his sisters, Sheila Ann Santiago, Mary Lou Phillips, and Charlene Curleyhead.

At his request, there will be no calling hours. A celebration of life and burial with military honors will be held at a later time after the restrictions of the health crisis have been lifted.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country.
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    Address
    St. Regis Road
    HOGANSBURG, NY 13655
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St Regis Post 322

Posted at 07:40am
Nancy
We will miss seeing Mike at the American Legion functions. He was devoted to helping others and a true gentleman.

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith; in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing (2 Timothy 4:7-8)
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St Regis Post 322

Posted at 07:21am
St Regis Post 322, American Legion salutes our fellow Legionnaire Michael White. He was a great friend to our Post.
We will never forget, For God and Country. " Because of him, our lives are free; because of him, our nation lives; because of him, the world is blessed. "
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Lonny Bombard

Posted at 12:02am
Our deepest sympathies for your loss.

Kathryn Bombard

Lonny Bombard & Family
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Alison Benedict

Posted at 09:00pm
Sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all of you during this challenging time.

Tina Patterson

Posted at 08:45pm
so sorry nancy
 
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Nancy Posted at 10:42pm

I'm praying for you Nancy. I know Mike will be miss .He is in no pain . I WISH I could of seen him before he pass. Love you Nancy two
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