Joan M. White 85, of Rochester passed away at her home Thursday, December 5, 2019.
She was the beloved wife of Desmond C. White.
Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Richard Pilling and the late Lena Mae (Davis) Pilling. Joan is survived by her children; Lynn Marie Carvalho and her husband John of Taunton and Arthur C. Larrivee II of Rochester. She is also survived by her 5 step children; Randall White, David White, Mathew White, Brenda Smith and Barbara White. Joan was predeceased by her brother; the late Steven Pilling. She also was the proud grandmother of her 3 grandchildren; Barbara Hannam, Dawn Langan and Jessica Larrivee. Her 2 great grandchildren; Collin Hannam and Brenna Hannam and her 8 step grandchildren.
Joan was a very dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, nurse and antique dealer. She was the proud owner of White’s Country Store in East Freetown.
She loved flowers, Antiques, her children and grandchildren, hummingbirds and Orchids.
Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Monday Dec. 9, 2019 from 5 pm to 7 pm to be held at South Coast Chapel Mortuary; 158 Middleboro Road (Rt 18) East Freetown, Ma. and to her Funeral service to be held on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019 at 11 am with burial to follow in Tabor Cemetery, Acushnet, Ma.
In lieu of flowers donations in Joan’s memory can be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital.