Lois White, 68

L ois E. White, age 68, passed away at her residence In North Granville,  Tuesday, April 10, 2012, following a long illness.

Lois was born on March 6, 1944 in Hebron, NY, the daughter of Russell and Lorain (Hatch) Wilson

Lois was a fun-loving, happy person. She worked for a number of years as a cook at Scotties Coffee Shop in Granville. She was a member of the North Granville Grange and she was a bowler.

Lois enjoyed doing scratch-off tickets and crocheting. But she was always ready to play Yahtzee with her sister. She and Ralph loved taking long rides together, enjoying the scenery and each other’s company. In 2001 Ralph and Lois began camping. They have their camper in Port Henry, NY, where they enjoy spending summers. Lois also enjoyed shopping.

Lois was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ralph White. She is also survived by her son Russell and his wife Dana of Granville and a daughter Karen Lulek and her husband Edward of Nancy, Kentucky. She is also survived by her brothers: Steven and his wife Bonnie and Paul and his wife Rose Marie all of Granville and a sister Constance S. Stoddard and her husband Jay of Fort Ann. Lois was blessed with five grandchildren: Amanda Bourn and her husband Scott, Richard and Rebecca White, and Brianne and Robert Fifield and three great grandchildren: Melanie, Victoria and Isabella Bourn.  She was a kind and loving Mom to her “adopted” children: Kaylee Merritt, Nicholas Doe and Deserve Sumner as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service was held on Friday, April 13, 2012, at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, NY, with a gathering following the service at the North Granville Community Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Renal Dialysis Unit, Broad St., Glens Falls, NY.

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