O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Mr. Floyd White, age 73, of 26 Waite Avenue, Salamanca, New York died Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at the Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York.

Born on August 20, 1935 in Bradford, Pa. he was the son of the late Floyd and Edna Chase White. He was married on July 11, 1994 to the former Martha Gaffigan who survives.

Mr. White was employed by the Salamanca Department of Public Works for over 30 years prior to his retirement in 1990.

Surviving besides his wife are: 2 daughters, Barbara (John) Osborn, Mary (Dirk) Segren, both of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a son, Floyd James (Chella) White Jr., St. Petersburg, Fla.; 2 step daughters, Jacquelin Ruper, Lisa Jessey Ives, both of Salamanca, New York; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Maybelle Means, Honoye, New York, Margaret Newton, Liverpool, New York; 2 brothers, Willliam White, Bradford, Pa., Edward (Myrtle) White, Killbuck, New York; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Walter White and Donald White; a stepson, Michael Jessey.

There will be no visitation.

A graveside memorial service will be held in the spring at Crawford Cemetery, Salamanca, New York at a time to be announced.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.