POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Barbara J. White of Poughkeepsie, died Friday, March 24. She was 77.
Born July 20, 1939, in Mount Vernon, White was the daughter of Harold and Hilma (Karppinen) Powers. She was the administrative assistant to the City of Newburgh police chief and retired in 2001.
White will be forever missed by her surviving family members, Wendy McClenahan and her husband, Seth, of Rhinebeck, and Lori White of Portland, and three grandchildren, Seth and Samantha McClenahan, and Maxwell Jablons of La Porte.
A graveside remembrance will be held Friday, March 31, at 11 a.m., at the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Easterseals.com or the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538