Woodstock...Lynne Anne White, 79 died at home Tuesday, May 21, 2019, after a long illness.
Lynne was born March 12, 1940, in Jamaica, New York, the daughter of the late Hubert E. and Lillian A. (Mayer) White and has lived in Woodstock for many years.
She went to St. Joseph's School, graduating with honors. She then entered Manhantanville College and graduated with a BA in Liturgical Music and entered the Convent of the Dominicans in 1959. She graduated in 1969 from Columbia Presbyterian Hospital School of Practical Nursing and upon graduation worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City. She left the convent moved to Connecticut then enrolled at Quinsigamond Community College where she graduated in 1987 serving as president of her class. She also attended Worcester State College.
She worked at Harrington Memorial Hospital and Day Kimball Hospital where after 2 years she stayed at Harrington Memorial Hospital working for 19 years more years. During that time, she founded Haven of Hope Hospice where she worked for 10 years with the terminally ill.
Lynne leaves many close friends in the area. She was a longtime active member of Notre Dame Church (St. John Paul II Parish) where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector for many years. She was a member of the National Hospice Organization, Massachusetts Registered Nurse Association, Woodstock Senior Center, Northeast Concert Choir. She also was a volunteer for the N. E. Connecticut Hospice, and The Hole in the Wall Gang.
The funeral for Lynne will be held on TUESDAY, May 28. 2019, from Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 with the Mass at 11AM at Notre Dame Church, (St. John Paul II Parish) 446 Main Street, Southbridge. A calling hour at the funeral home will be held prior to the mass from 9:30-10:30AM. Burial will follow at Central Cemetery, County Road, (off Route 169) Woodstock, CT. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Cancer Center, 55 Sayles Street, Southbridge, MA 01550