Obituaries

Barbara Kelly
B: 1936-09-29
D: 2018-10-17
View Details
Kelly, Barbara
Margarita Feliciano
B: 1922-10-23
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Feliciano, Margarita
Kimberly Quigley
B: 1974-06-11
D: 2018-10-04
View Details
Quigley, Kimberly
Constance Carter
B: 1925-12-18
D: 2018-09-27
View Details
Carter, Constance
Randall Russo
B: 1953-01-21
D: 2018-09-25
View Details
Russo, Randall
Albert Gardetto
B: 1932-01-09
D: 2018-09-24
View Details
Gardetto, Albert
Richard Acerra
B: 1923-12-16
D: 2018-09-16
View Details
Acerra, Richard
William Saunders
B: 1946-11-05
D: 2018-09-12
View Details
Saunders, William
Jing Pan
B: 1959-03-28
D: 2018-09-07
View Details
Pan, Jing
John Ogles
B: 1948-07-03
D: 2018-08-27
View Details
Ogles, John
Helen Miseo
B: 1926-10-15
D: 2018-08-23
View Details
Miseo, Helen
Mary Clasby
B: 1927-12-11
D: 2018-08-18
View Details
Clasby, Mary
Eva Dwyer
B: 1927-10-23
D: 2018-08-16
View Details
Dwyer, Eva
Robert Innis
D: 2018-08-12
View Details
Innis, Robert
Robert Fogerty
B: 1940-05-24
D: 2018-08-11
View Details
Fogerty, Robert
Marguerite Wyman
B: 1920-01-16
D: 2018-08-11
View Details
Wyman, Marguerite
Dorothy Lyons
D: 2018-08-09
View Details
Lyons, Dorothy
Kathleen Sperrazza
B: 1953-08-17
D: 2018-08-07
View Details
Sperrazza, Kathleen
Allen Schofield
B: 1958-06-25
D: 2018-07-30
View Details
Schofield, Allen
Thomas Concannon
B: 1939-11-10
D: 2018-07-28
View Details
Concannon, Thomas
Irene Coakley
B: 1928-05-20
D: 2018-07-28
View Details
Coakley, Irene

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
56 Washington St.
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Phone: (781) 235-1481
Fax: (781) 235-3466
Ruth White
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Henry J. Burke & Sons Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Ruth White (Sikes)

Ruth  White (Sikes)
Ruth F. White, 90, a lifelong resident of Newton, MA passed away on December 23, 2017. She was born in Auburndale on February 24, 1927, the daughter of Raymond Sikes and Gladys (Thompson) Sikes. Ruth graduated from Newton High School in 1944 and worked for the West Newton Savings Bank, eventually becoming the head teller.

Ruth married the love of her life, Edmond H. White Jr., on June 22, 1952 and they lived together in West Newton for 65 years. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past June surrounded by family at their home on Cape Cod.

Ruth delivered meals on wheels in Newton from 1979 until 2005; she received the Unsung Hero Award recognizing her 25 years of service. Ruth was also a member of the Auburndale Garden Club and was president for several years. Her generous spirit and positive energy impacted so many.

Ruth and her late husband, Edmond, had a matchless bond that was hard to ignore. They were often spotted attending various Boston College sporting events, testing their luck at Foxwoods, enjoying time with friends at Woodland Golf Club and spending summer weekends at their cottage on Old Silver Beach.

She loved nothing more than being surrounded by her family. She remained close with her two sisters, Margie and Faith, throughout her life. Her children and grandchildren could always count on her love, support and gifted cooking skills.

Ruth is survived by her sister, Julia Faith Sikes Wilson, four children, Donald White of Boston, Cynthia Cuthbertson and her husband Bill of Rehoboth, Kenneth White and his wife Susan of Newton, and William White of Brighton; eight grandchildren, Thomas White and his wife Melanie, Caitlyn Cuthbertson, Sarah White, Kristen Cuthbertson, Peter White, Alison White, Kelly White, and Meghan White. Her beloved husband Edmond passed away on October 31, 2017.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, December 27, from 10:00-11:30am at Burke and Blackington Funeral home at 1479 Washington St. in West Newton. A celebration of life service will follow at 11:30am at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Senior Center in Newton,345 Walnut St., Newton, MA 02460


Recently Shared Condolences

Recently Lit Candles

Recently Shared Stories

Recently Shared Photos