Joanne White

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Joanne White

November 25, 1939 - March 11, 2019

Joanne White Joanne White, 79, of Shenango Township passed away on March 11, 2019, at the Avalon Nursing Center.
Born Nov. 25, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Lester L. and Elizabeth McCaskey Maxwell.
She was married to her beloved husband, Robert White. He preceded her in death on May 23, 2000.
Joanne was the office manager of their family auction business until she retired.
Joanne was an active member of Savannah Methodist Church where she participated in its clubs, such as the Over 55 Club, UMW of Savannah Church and the Ruth Circle of Savannah Church.
Joanne is survived by her four children, Janis (Robert) Pherson of New Castle, Jessica (Joseph) Martone of Texas, Roberta (Joseph) Monsour of New Castle and Rebecca (Edward) Wilson of New Castle; two sisters, Mary Edna Porter of New Castle and Donna Bailey of Redmond, Washington; eight grandchildren, Abbey and Matthew Pherson, Jayme and Joseph Martone, Shannon and Steven O'Brian, Tucker Tillin and Nicolas Wilson; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Joanne was preceded in death by her two brothers, James Lyle Maxwell and Walter Maxwell.
Visitation will be 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
A service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Mark Goswicks will officiate.
Burial will be in Savannah Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at
Published on March 11, 2019
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Elvi Sacripant Frisbee
Mar 12, 2019
Joanne and I went to school together and to the same church Third U.P.) in New Castle. She was always pleasant and a hard worker. My sympathy to her family.
D. Carrington
Mar 11, 2019
My condolences to the family and friends may Jehovah give you peace and comfort in this difficult time. (Isaiah 41:10) Jesus Christ has given those who sleeps in death resurrection and life as a blessing. (John 11:25,26) have faith and continue to have wonderful memories.
Lucy Stalma
Mar 11, 2019
Joanne was a sweet lady. My family knew her from Savannah church. May she rest in peace.