August 7, 2015

White, Rev. Stephen C.


Reverend Stephen C. White, Retired, died at Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

Father White was born on October 1, 1952, in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. He is the son of late Paul E. White, and C. Therese Bartram White. Father White attended Saint Francis of Assisi Parochial School, Springfield, and Cardinal O’Hara High School before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Father White was ordained on May 17, 1986, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, by His Eminence John Cardinal Krol. Father White served as Parochial Vicar at Saint Bernard Parish, Philadelphia; Saint William Parish, Philadelphia; Saint Andrew Parish,Drexel Hill; Holy Innocents Parish, Philadelphia; Christ the King Parish, Philadelphia; Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Philadelphia; and Saint Anne Parish, Philadelphia. Father White also served as Chaplain, Saint Hubert High School, Philadelphia, and on the Staff of Office for Legal Services.

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will celebrate a Funeral Mass for Father White at Saint Kevin Church, Springfield on Monday, August 10, 2015, at 11:00 AM. Concelebrating the Funeral Mass Reverend Joseph W. Bongard, Reverend Robert T. Feeney, and Reverend Samuel A. Verruni. Deacon James E. Lyon will be the homilist.

Father White is survived by his brothers, Michael, Edward, Philip, Gary, and sisters Kathleen, Rosemary, Therese, Nancy, Diane, Marian, Carol, Donna. Interment will be at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield.

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