Worked at Kitty’s, which her family owned

Published in the January 19, 2017 edition

ObitNancyWhite-webNORTH READING — Nancy M. (LeFave) White, 81, of North Reading and formerly of Wakefield, died Saturday, January 14, at Winchester Hospital, after a brief illness.

She was the loving wife of the late George J. White Sr.

Born in Wakefield on July 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Marion (Doucette) LeFave. Nancy was raised and attended school in Wakefield. She had been a resident of North Reading for the past 55 years.

Nancy worked for many years at the business her family owned, Kitty’s Restaurant in North Reading.

She was a loving mother, giving and caring person, spiritual, supportive and considerate. Nancy enjoyed playing Keno, baking, bowling, golfing, loved watching sports (Red Sox and Patriots). She was crafty, always thinking of others and she loved her cats.

Family members include her loving children Scott E. White and his girlfriend Linda Nunez, Wendy M. DeMonico and Ashley Zecchilli, all of North Reading, George J. White, Jr. and his wife Susan of Lawrence and Bonnie Toth and her husband Myron of Wakefield; sisters Ruth Henderson, Jean Townsend, Marlene Palange and Frances Green; late brothers, Laurence “Larry” and William LeFave; late sister Cecilla Beaumont; 5 cherished grandchildren, Olivia and Sofia DeMonico, Kerry Kruse, Heather Torra and Danielle Talieri; 7 great grandchildren, Kya, Gia, Halee, Nicholas, Francesca, Matteo and Rocco; and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held from the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow St., North Reading on Saturday, January 21, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter St. (Rt. 62), North Reading.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be Wildwood Cemetery in Wilmington.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or to Disabled American Veterans, VA Regional Office – Room 1575B, JFK Federal Building, Boston, MA 02203.