Nancy McCauley White, 76

NOV. 19, 1934-JULY 23, 2011

August 02, 2011
  • Nancy McCauley White
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Nancy McCauley White, 76, of Rochester, Mich., left this Earth Saturday, July 23, 2011, to join her recently departed husband of 55 years, Harry White.

Nancy was born Nov. 19, 1934, to Ralph A. and Anna Mary McCauley in Hagerstown, Md.

Surviving family are three children, Mark (Susie) White of Charlottesville, Va., Stacy (Scot) Cleaveland of Troy, Mich., Cindy Keepers of Roswell, Ga.; eight grandchildren; sisters, Doris Hoffman of Hagerstown and Jane Noland of Lady Lakes, Fla.; and brother, Ray L. McCauley of Hagerstown.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Ralph (Lee) McCauley.

She earned a degree from the University of Maryland.

Nancy was a leader in the 4-H Club, and won many awards for her homemaking and seamstress skills. Nancy was a tireless supporter and leader of many community organizations, including the Meadow Brook Music Festival Women’s Committee and, for over 30 years, the Crittenton Hospital Auxiliary.  
Nancy and Harry were inspirational leaders at the local and national levels for Presbyterian Mariners, a family-oriented adult fellowship organization, serving as national skippers in 1980-81.

Throughout her life, Nancy was active in her local church. She participated in many women’s fellowship groups. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school and vacation Bible school.

She was a plain-spoken woman with a zest for life and a desire to serve others.

A burial service will be held Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Salem Reformed Church Cemetery, 13182 Salem Church Road, Hagerstown.

Local arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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