Peter Joseph White, 100, Vero Beach

Peter Joseph White, 100, died May 20, 2011, at his home.

He was born in Newfoundland, Canada, and lived in Vero Beach for 11 years, coming from South Weymouth, Mass.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.

He worked for the Department of the Navy for 30 years, retiring in 1968 as a contract administrator.

He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Rita M. White, of Vero Beach; daughter, Ellie Turner, of Vero Beach; one grandchild; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory in Vero Beach.

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