June White passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre at the age of 86.
June was born in Meaford on June 20, 1937, the daughter of the late George and Mabel Austin.
June was the loving wife of Gordon White of 68 years and the loving mother of Anne Gordon (Marc) and Karen Trusler. She was predeceased by her son-in-law Tom Trusler.
She was the proud Grandma of five grandchildren: Cheryl Anne, Amanda, Scott, Ashley, and Kyle, as well as eight great-grandchildren, Kerri, Landon, Hayden, Kiera, Jaxon, Lincoln, Brynlee, and Thea.
She was one of 12 children and is survived by sisters Gladys and Shirley, and predeceased by brothers George, Les, Bill, Roy, Don, and Harold, and sisters Agnes, Francis, and Gwen.
June grew up in Meaford in the area known as Kent. She met Gordon in 1952 and they were married in 1954. She worked at Amerock for a total of 35 years until its closing in 1990. She then worked with her husband at his painting company for many years until they both retired.
June will be remembered for her love of her family, her kindness and willingness to help others. Her favourite thing was spending time with her grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre for the loving care of June for the past 3.5 years.
Cremation has taken place and a service will be conducted at the Church of Christ in Meaford on Friday, July 7 at 1 p.m., with visitation the hour prior to the service. A reception will follow with an opportunity to share stories and refreshments with family and friends. A service of committal and interment will take place at the Lakeview Cemetery in Meaford for immediate family, following the service.
As your expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Society, Great Lakes Christian College, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON, N4L 1B9, to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca