James C. White, Sr., 80, Ferdinand

James C. White, Sr., 80, of Ferdinand, died Friday, October 30, at his home. He was born in Plains, Pennsylvania, June 25, 1940, to Leo and Susan (Nicholas) White. He married Marion R. Brown June 17, 1972.

James retired from Mideast Aluminum of Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, after 31 years of service. He was a member of Harding and Mt. Zion Bicentennial Volunteer Fire Company, was active in the Lions Club of Harding, Pennsylvania, and a member of Bennett-Derr United Methodist Church in East End Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marion R. White; one daughter, Suzanne Lafollette and husband Bryan, Indiana; one son, James White Jr. and wife Lisa, Georgia; two sisters, Marilyn Tokach, Arizona, and Susan Kubasti, Pennsylvania; one brother, Richard White, Pennsylvania; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Dolores Wigodinski and Dianne Thomas.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.