2008-06-28 / Obituaries

Shelia A. White (McSweeney Gutknecht)

A funeral Mass for Shelia A. White (McSweeney Gutknecht), 67, of Millersport, will be at 10:30 a.m. June 27, 2008, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 684 S. Third St., Columbus.

She died Sunday, June 22, 2008. She was born Sept. 11, 1940, in German Village.

Her tenacity, strength and determination were inspiration to many. Shelia fought cancer for more than 11 years, and in that time she supported numerous friends and family suffering similar conditions. Shelia fought to the end, choosing to celebrate life.

Shelia passed at home with family and friends and with the greatest of support from Hospice of Central Ohio.

She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club, AMVETS Post 51, Buckeye Lake Eagles Aires 2801 and VFW Post 1388.

She is survived by her husband, Donald White; daughter, Heidi (Dave) Allen; son, Eric (Diana) Gutknecht; stepsons, Terry White, of Pennsylvania, and Derek (Sherry) White, of Millersport; brothers, Timothy (Barb) McSweeney, Michael McSweeney, Daniel McSweeney; and sister-in-law, Nancy Worner (Larry).

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH 43055.

To sign the online register, visit www.MaederQuintTiberi. com.

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