Sharen L. (Cox) White, 70, a long-time resident of Keene and formerly of Troy and Pittsburgh, PA. died on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative Care in Lebanon. She passed peacefully with the love of family near after a period of declining health.
Sharen was born the daughter of the late Ruth (Stone) and Archie Cox on January 31, 1949 in Keene. She was educated in Swanzey at Monadnock Regional High School class of 1967.
On January 17, 1976 she exchanged vows with Ronald P. White. They were married in Lawton, OK. Is a simple service with close family and friends in attendance. The Whites’ have been married for forty-three years.
She worked for the Keene Sentinel as a secretary for six years before retiring in 2009. Prior she had worked for Troy Mills. Mostly, Sharen was a stay at home mom taking care of her children and in time grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also ran her own day care for many years.
She enjoyed; quilting, arts and crafts, puzzles and travel. She recently went on an Alaska cruise where she had many enjoyable memories. Sharen was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In her earlier days she could be found square dancing with her husband.
Mrs. White is survived by her husband, Ronald P. White Sr. Her five children; Davida J. Rockwell and her husband, Bruce of Swanzey, Terry E. Rich and her husband Everett of Swanzey, Zandra M. Rollino and her significant other, Bob Harmon of Keene, Ronald P. White Jr. of Keene and Frederick C. White II and his wife, Candace of Nottingham. Her sister, Linda Joyce and her husband Bill of Swanzey. In addition, she leaves; cousins, nieces, nephews, Fifteen grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, extended family and numerous friends. Sharen is pre-deceased by her siblings; Charlotte Foster, Archie Cox and Kenneth Cox.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 1 to 3pm, in the funeral chapel. In keeping with Sharen’s wishes there are no religious services and burial will take place later. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Sharen L. White to: American Cancer Society, 360 Rt. 101 #8, Bedford, NH. 03110. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH> 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com