Leonard White

October 31, 1935 - August 6, 2021

10/31/1935 - 08/06/2021

Past Services

Visitation
Friday August 13, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Visitation
Friday August 13, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Service
Friday August 13, 2021
7:30 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Service
Saturday August 14, 2021
2:00 pm
St. John Catholic Church
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions
Cemetery
Saturday August 21, 2021
Mt. Calvary Cemetery - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
3042320330 | Directions

Leonard William White, 85 of St. Clairsville, Ohio formerly of Jacobsburg, Ohio died Friday, August 6, 2021 at the Valley Hospice South’s Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born October 31, 1935 in Wheeling, West Virginia son of the late Fred and Catherine Mary Weir White.

Leonard was a rural letter carrier for the Bellaire Post Office, where he retired after 40 years, a member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio, American Legion Post 52, the NRA and a US Coast Guard veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane McElwee White on July 30, 2001, one son, Phillip White, his sister, Carmen Eddins, his brother, Phillip White, a granddaughter, Courtney White and great grandson, William Stevens. Surviving are his children, Rebecca ( Mark) Dotson of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Amy (Phil) Stevens of Dayton, Maryland, Michael (Mary) White of Huntsville, Ohio, Jennifer (Richard) Beard of Belmont, Ohio and Erin (George) Donley of St. Clairsville, Ohio; sisters, Elaine (John) Patt of Bellaire, Ohio, Martha Ann (Herman) Rollandini of Lorton, Virginia and Lucille Antroinen of Cheaspeake, Virginia. Also thirteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his companion Judy Donley.

Leonard loved to spend his time traveling and fishing at the lake. Above all, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory on Friday, August 13, 2021 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 2pm at the St. John Catholic Church Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant. Vigil services will be held on Friday at 7:30 pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church by going to TMCFunding.com. Inurnment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum in Wheeling, West Virginia on Saturday, August 21, 2021 with Full Military Honors by the Belmont County Veterans Honor Guard.

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Dolores Anderson
1 year ago

Elaine, So very sorry for the loss of your brother.

Jim & Sherry Kovalo
1 year ago

Elaine, Please accept our condolences on the passing of your brother.

Debbie Donley
1 year ago

So sorry about Leonard. I will remember the talks we had when he and Judy would come over and sit in the backyard. He was so precious and always had a kind word. He will be greatly missed.

William Lyden
1 year ago

I was one of the group with Lenny, Terry Campbell, Harold Schumacher, and Terry Nelson. It was a great group. Len will be missed. He will be able to tell Mary Jane all the latest news. My prayers for the family.

Letitia (Tish) Lieb
1 year ago

Leonard was a great man with a warm heart and a quick wit. He and Mary Jane opened their home and family to me before/after school and through the summers for 5 years while I was in grade school. They were impressionable years that I remember fondly. I will be forever grateful to have been considered the 7 child of such an incredible family.

Joe and Mary DeGenova
1 year ago

Leonard had a very deep faith and loved his God very much. He and his wife, Mary Jane, were great role models for their children. Leonard was a great advocate for Catholic education and served our parish and school very well.

Molly Ciancone Ruminski
1 year ago

Our Dear White Family,
Please know that we are privileged to have known Leonard as both a dear cousin and as a good friend. His kindness and generous spirit enriched our lives and those of the Witts.
May God be with all of you as surely as He is now with Leonard.
Love,
Molly Ciancone Ruminski and Ann Ciancone

George Templin
1 year ago

Leonard was a classmate since 1949. We shared rememberances at lunches and Alumni gatherings for over 65 years. God Bless Leonard…G Templin

Laureen Hoffman Smith
1 year ago

Becky and family,
I am so sorry to read about the loss of your dad. So many memories of him- what a great guy who loved his family. My fondest memory was when he brought the postal truck to Kelly’s house in a massive snow storm to bring us all home after spending the night after a party! He always had a smile on his face- May he Rest In Peace. He deserves eternal rest.

Betsy Merryman White
1 year ago

Lu, Martha Ann and Elaine and all families, my sincere sympathy. Lenny was always one of the good guys. I have so many wonderful memories in your house on the corner!!! Rest In Peace Len.