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Stephen A. White


Stephen A. White “Coach White”, 76, of Middletown, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Masonic Village in Elizabethtown.

He was born November 15, 1941, in Harrisburg. He was the son of the late Ruth N. and Lee E. White.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, L. Robert “Bob”, Jerald A., and Glenn L. White and his sister, Kathleen “Pat” Boyer.

Surviving are his wife, Carol A. White of Elizabethtown, four sons Kevin A., Brian A., Mark A. and Christopher A. White of Middletown; a daughter, Heather A. Spencer of Palmyra; his sister, Adele “Dolly” Scaccia of Columbia, S,C,; son-in-law Ben Spencer; daughters-in-law, Michelle, Jodi L., and Jodie L.; and his 11 grandchildren, Adam, Rebekah, Rhiannon, Vanessa, Haydon, and Gracie White, Aebi Blake, Olivia Spencer, Nolan Spencer, Emily Sade, and David John.

He retired from The Phillips Group and UPS and was well respected for his work ethic and dedication to his family. He coached football for the Boys Club of Middletown (Youth Club) for 32 years and basketball and baseball for Olmstead Recreation and he mentored hundreds of kids during his years of coaching. He was a member of the Liberty and Londonderry Fire Companies. He was a devoted fan of the Middletown Blue Raiders, Penn State, the Phillies, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was a member of Geyers United Methodist Church in Middletown.

He was devoted to his wife, children, and grandchildren, who were his most important assets.

A celebration of his life will be held at Geyers United Methodist Church, 1605 S. Geyers Church Road, Middletown, PA 17057 on Saturday, June 2 at 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Geyers United Methodist Church in Remembrance of Steve White.