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Franklin W. “Whitey” White

June 29, 1945 - December 14, 2020

Franklin W. “Whitey” White, age 75, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020.

Born on June 29, 1945 in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Franklin D. and Thelma A. (Monroe) White. Whitey was the proud owner of the former Whitey’s Garage for many years until his retirement.

In addition to his parents, Whitey is preceded in death by his brother, William M. White. He is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years, Diane V. (Kowalski) White; children, Andy White (Tonya) of Newark and Denise Meredith (Dennis) of Elkton, MD; siblings, Louise Pannhorst of Wilmington and Diane Elliott (Tom) of Georgetown; and grandchildren, Jesse A. Meredith, Wyatt A. Meredith, Skye-Marie Parag and Coral White.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am on Friday, December 18, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Masks will be required for all in attendance. Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Whitey’s memory to Liberty Fellowship Church, 245 Quigley Blvd # J, New Castle, DE 19720.

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9 Condolences for Franklin W. “Whitey” White

  • I’m very sorry for your lost .If you think of anything you need just call 302-229-0653

  • I am sorry for your family’s loss. We send our deepest condolences in this difficult time.

  • I am deeply saddened but know that he is in a better place. God bless.

  • I remember Frank at our men’s breakfast and in church. Always enjoyed talking with him. People like him make a church a great place. I Pray the family gets comfort in knowing the company he is keeping now. God Bless.

  • He was a great guy and will he missed.

  • Worked with Whitey many years ago and stayed friends even though we didn’t see each other often. You will be missed. RIP.

  • I’m greatly sorry for your lost. We will all miss him greatly and hold you all in our prayers.

  • Sorry for your loss Diane. May God bless you & your family.please keep in touch. Love your cousin

  • My deepest condolences to you Diane, Andy, Denise and the grandchildren. May your sadness be overshadowed by happy memories of Whitey’s life.