Eleanor A. (Martin) White, 83, a longtime resident of Somerset, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021. She was the wife of the late James F. White.
Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Anthony C. Martin and the late Margaret M. (Purvis) Martin, she was a graduate of the former Truesdale Hospital Nursing School in Fall River, and later received a bachelors in nursing from Roger Williams University. She worked as a school nurse her entire career, for the Somerset School System, in both the high school and the Chase St. School. She was a member of the Truesdale Hospital Nursing School Alumni Assoc.
She is survived by two sons, Matthew White of Somerset and Stephen White of Virginia; a daughter, Elizabeth White of Somerset; a brother, Alex Martin of Ohio; eight grandchildren, Margaret, Amanda, Philip, Anthony, Matthieu, Michael, Eric and Thomas; and several great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by three children, Kathleen White, Christopher White and Charlene Gomes; and a brother, George Martin.
A time of public visitation will be held, Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 5-7PM in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset with a prayer service at 5. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, subject to capacity limits and mask requirements. Other arrangements to be held privately.
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