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Eugene Edward White

Obituary for Eugene Edward White

December 29, 1934 - February 11, 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 85


Eugene Edward White, age 85, of Philadelphia passed away on February 11th, 2020. He was born December 29, 1934 in Palmyra NJ. Son of Eugene White and Lucille (nee Edgerton). He was the beloved husband of Annie White (nee McIver), devoted father of Ernie(Denise), Anthony (Nichele), and Eric (Karen), loving grandfather of Shanay, Jamal, Christyn, Anthony, Idris, Jacqueline, Christina, Eric, Jr., and Angela, proud great grandfather of Amirah, James, Wyatt, and Weslyn, and beloved brother of Helen Smith, Barbara Washington, Vanessa Washington, Bonita Washington, James Washington, and sister-in-law Bernice Horton.

Eugene proudly and honorably served our Nation as a Cryptographic Maintenance Repairman in the United States Airforce; serving from 1955 – 1958 where he worked with Eniac the first digital computer. Eugene was a member of the Brotherhood of Teamsters Local #830, and was their Club master from 1964 – 1965. Eugene retired from Pepsi Cola Bottling Co after working and serving as Shop Steward for 25 years. Eugene was a dedicated member of the 35th District Town Watch for many years. He served as President of the trustee board at Harry Hoosier UMC. He was also a member of the American Legion.

Family and friends are invited to Eugene's Life Celebration on Friday, February 21st, from 9 – 11 AM at the Geitner / Givnish Funeral Home, 6230 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19120. Service will follow at 11 AM. Interment services will take place at Washington's Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, PA at a later date.


Washington Crossing National Cemetery
830 Highland Rod
Newtown, PA 18940
(609) 880-0827

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