Robert White, Sr.

Obituary of Robert L. White, Sr.

Lowville – Robert L. White, Sr., 74, of Number Four Road, passed away in the comfort of his home on June 21, 2021, while under the loving care of his family and Lewis County Hospice. Robert was born on April 29, 1947 in Monson, Massachusetts a son of Earl E. and Vivian White. Following his education, Robert enlisted in the US Marine Corps, serving from 1964-1965. Robert returned to Massachusetts following his military service. On September 9, 1984 Robert was united in marriage with Bonnie L. Mandigo, and together the couple lived in New Hampshire before relocating to Florida. They returned to New England in the late 80’s and most recently had resided in the Mohawk Valley of New York, where Robert was employed as a taxi cab driver with Affordable Cab in Herkimer. After Mrs. White passed away in 2019, Robert had resided most recently with his daughter Candace. Robert found much joy in dressing up as Santa Claus for the cab company and spreading holiday cheer to his riders. He loved playing cribbage with his wife, and also taught his son Robert Jr. how to play the game. Robert also enjoyed fishing and traveling around for a meal at local diners. Robert is survived by his daughter Candace (Shaun) Stevens, Lowville, his son Robert L. White, Jr., Herkimer; five grandchildren: Fantasia (Abbigail) Hayes, Delia Horr, Keirstin Horr, Damion Horr, Jr. “Bubba”, and Natasha Horr; one great-grandson Axel McCauley, one sister Darlene Shippley, Springfield, MA, and many nieces and nephews. Besides his wife Bonnie, he was predeceased by his sisters Camilla White, Lorraine Higgins and Barbara Steadman. Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 2-4pm at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial Contributions may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box #266, Lowville, NY 13367. For an online message of sympathy, please go to

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Trainor Funeral Home, Inc.
143 Schuyler Street
Boonville, New York, United States
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