Obituary: Christopher F. White, Jr., 86, longtime resident of Milford

Christopher F. White, Jr., age 86, longtime resident of Milford and beloved husband to Nancy Stahl White, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 8, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at Milford Hospital.

Born in Yonkers, NY on October 27, 1927, he was the son of the late Christopher, Sr. and Mary Downey White.

Chris held a BA degree from Iona College and, prior to his retirement was a sales manager at Swift and Co. for over 35 years. A proud US Army veteran of WWII and Korea, Chris served with the 24th Infantry and later with the “Fighting 69th” division.

An avid NY Giants and Yankee fan, he also enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Orchard Senior Golf League in Milford. Chris was devoted to his family, and enjoyed spending time with them and the extended family and will be sadly and greatly missed.

In addition to his wife, Nancy of 57 years, he is survived by his beloved children, Kathleen (Thomas) Ferrara and Nancy (John) Lott; his cherished grandchildren, Lindsay Ferrara (Daniel) Renstrom, Caitlin Lott and John Christopher Lott and his great granddaughter, Lucy Grace Renstrom. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Chris was predeceased by his sister, Dorothy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, December 12th at 10:30 am at St. Mary Church, 70 Gulf St., Milford, CT.  Interment to follow at St. Mary Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, December 11th from 3 to 7 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.

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