WHITE, Harold R., of St. Thomas, passed away at the Elgin Manor on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, in his 83rd year.  Beloved husband of the late Gladys (nee Ryckman) White (2010).  Dearly loved father of Karen DeForest (David) of London, Valerie White, Vanessa Austin, and Mark White, all of St. Thomas.  Dear brother of Sylvia White of St. Thomas.  Also survived by 10 grandchildren, Tracey (Pat), Chris (Melissa), Shelby, Derek (Chantal), Zachary (Sarah), Katie, Stephanie (Jerry), Crystal (Andy), Kaley, and Courtney, 9 great grandchildren, several in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by two brothers, Jack and Ron.  Born in St. Thomas, ON, January 19, 1930, he was the son of the late John and Elsie (nee Gibbs) White.  Harold retired from the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital after many years of service.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Sunday afternoon, November 25th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held Monday, November 26th at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park.  Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or Eastwood Fellowship Baptist Church gratefully acknowledged.

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