John Arthur White

Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 17, 2019

John Arthur White, 84, of Duquesne, Pa., died June 12, 2019, in UPMC Montefiore.

He was born June 30, 1934, in Durham, GA.  He is the son of the late Thomas and Sarah LE Coleman-White.  John was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond E. White and daughter, Jolene White-Davis. 

He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.  He retired from the United States Steel Duquesne Works.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rose L. Brookins-White of Duquesne; 3 children, Alicia White of Duquesne, John A. White, Jr. (Kerry) of Philadelphia and James D. White of Duquesne; three step-children, Denise Brookins of Duquesne, Robert Brookins of McKeesport and Ronald Brookins of Duquesne; 8 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren, a sister, Mary Catherine White-Pitts of West Mifflin, an adopted sister Christine Perry and a host of  nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Interment will follow in the Restland Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. June 18, 2019 at Macedonia Baptist Church, 17 Cochran St., Duquesne, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. June 19, 2019.

Arrangements in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc. 

Originally published June 17, 2019.

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