White, Herbert

DATELINE: Cranston

White, Herbert, 99, died Friday, December 22, 2023 at Tamarisk Assisted Living, surrounded by his loving family and supportive staff. He was the beloved husband of the late Charlotte M. (Shenkow) White. Born in Providence, a son of the late William and Fay (Pearl) White, he had lived in Cranston for most of his life. He was the owner of four jewelry companies, more recently, Alloy Soldering, retiring in 2012. Herbert was a WWII Army veteran, serving all over the world, finally retiring as Staff Sgt. He was a founding member of Temple Torat Yisrael. He was an avid golfer and a member of Potowomut Country Club.

A devoted family man, Herb is survived by his son Bruce White of West Warwick, daughter Randie Bazar and her husband, Joel, of Cranston. Dear brother of the late Matthew and Stanley White and Beverly Wuraftic. Loving grandfather of Shlomy Goldman of Exeter, Mitchell Goldman and wife, Carrie, and great-grandson Elijah of Denver; and Justin Bazar and his wife, Meghan, of Rumford, many nieces and nephews, and his loving caregiver Gina Paliotti of Cranston. A lover of life, Herb is remembered for his generosity, humor, work ethic, optimism and unconditional love–a life well-lived!

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the Priest Chapel in Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Rd., Warwick. Shiva will be observed at Tamarisk, 3 Shalom Dr., Warwick, Sunday 6-8 p.m. and at 31 Glen View Dr., Cranston, Monday and Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, or Tamarisk, 3 Shalom Dr., Warwick, RI 02886.

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  1. Andrea and Frank Wenzel
    Dec 23, 2023

    Beautiful tribute for a beautiful soul. My uncle Herbie will remain in our hearts forever ♥️

  2. Joel and Julie
    Dec 23, 2023

    Bruce and Randie

    We are so sorry to hear about uncle Herbie. He was a character and will be missed.

    Joel and Julie

  3. Michael & Sharon Field
    Dec 24, 2023

    Randie, Bruce & family.
    Sharon and I are very sorry for the loss
    May your memories always serve as comfort to you.

  4. Jamie Leach
    Dec 28, 2023

    Dear Randi and Family
    Very sorry to read about the passing of your Dad.
    May He RIP Always and his Blessed Memory be Eternal
    Hugs,Prayers and Love ❤️

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