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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Obituary: Leslie Joseph White, 59, Wellsville

WELLSVILLE - Leslie Joseph White, age 59, of 230 North Main Street passed away on Friday (July 1, 2016) at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born on Jan. 12, 1957, at Mercy Hospital in Orchard Park, to Leon and Freda Goodwin White. Leslie had been a former resident of Texas, where he worked in the oil fields, and North Carolina before returning to Wellsville. He enjoyed socializing with his friends over coffee and riding in cars.
Leslie is survived by his significant other, Joy Sawdey of Wellsville; several children and grandchildren of North Carolina; his biological father, Leon White Sr. of Eldred, Pa., 2 sisters, Linda Yaras of Emporium, Pa., and Della Mulvey of Wellsville; several nieces and nephews.
Leslie was predeceased his mother, Freda and his stepfather, Daniel Mulvey; 3 sisters, Luella, Lucy and Lila White; 2 brothers, Leon White Jr. and Fred White.
A private burial will take place in Austin, Pennsylvania at Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Leslie's name may be made to the charity of the donor's choice . To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.