2009-07-30 / Obituaries

Margaret DeShong White

DuBois, 92

Margaret DeShong White, 92, DuBois, Pa., died Friday, July 17, 2009, at Christ The King Manor, DuBois.

She was born February 7, 1917, in Renovo, a daughter of the late Charles Henry and Minnie Myrtle (Sykes) Hess.

She was married to James Ellis DeShong, who preceded her in death and Charles White, who also preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving are two daughters: Shirley Gilbert, wife of Leland, Punxsutawney; and Janet Mc- Quown, wife of Howard of Big Run; four sons: James W. DeShong and wife Jesse, Corona, Calif.; Terry DeShong and wife Diane, Big Run; William DeShong and wife Lori Ann of Brockport and Randy DeShong of Pittsburgh; 21 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and both husbands, she was preceded in death by two sons: Raymond and John; a daughter, Dora Jean Craven; three sisters: Roberta Reed, Bernadine Stimpson and Velma Hess; and a brother, Charles Hess.

Funeral services were held at Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney. Rev. Paul L. Thompson officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ The King Manor, 1100 West Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.

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