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Kathleen Marie White (nee Gwin)

September 17, 1954 ~ November 5, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Kathleen White (nee Gwin) Obituary

Kathleen Marie White (nee Gwin), age 69, of Fairlawn, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 5, 2023. 
She was born September 17, 1954, in Alliance, OH to Joseph and Jean (nee Weaver) Gwin. Kathy graduated from Alliance High School and continued her education to become a Respiratory Therapist.  Her career began at Alliance City Hospital where she showed great dedication and care for her patients. She continued on to Lima Memorial Hospital, and then to Wadsworth Rittman Hospital where she spent the remaining years of her career. 
Kathy was always ready for an adventure, especially ones that were outdoors and involved riding bikes, hiking with her faithful cocker spaniel Rylee, and walking the beach. She enjoyed baking cookies and sharing them with those she loved. She created the best memories with her friends and family through sharing moments of laughter and joy. 
Kathy made everyone’s world a better place with her big heart, kindness, and thoughtfulness.  Her love for a good conversation created many happy memories with those she cherished. Her selflessness and love will never be forgotten. We will forever remember those moments and her contagious laughter. 
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, George Gwin. 
She is survived by her devoted husband, Thomas White; cherished sons and their wives, Ryan (Nina) White, and Nicholas (Katie) White; treasured grandchildren Connor, Peyton, and Parker; and many beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Friends may call on WEDNESDAY, November 8, 2023 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd., Fairlawn, OH 44333 and on THURSDAY, November 9, from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2750 W Market St, Fairlawn, OH 44333. Mass of Christian Burial will commence on November 9, at 11:00 AM. Father Steve Brunovsky officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Kathy’s name are suggested to

the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, https://www.conservancyforcvnp.org/donate/

or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/donate

or the National Breast Cancer Foundation, https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/?form=donate.

Services in care of The Billow Funeral Homes & Crematory, Fairlawn Chapel, 85 N Miller Road  Akron, OH  44333.

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Services

Friends May Call
Wednesday
November 8, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel
85 N Miller Rd
Fairlawn, OH 44333

Friends May Call
Thursday
November 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Hilary Catholic Church
2750 West Market St.
Fairlawn, OH 44333

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
November 9, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Hilary Catholic Church
2750 West Market St.
Fairlawn, OH 44333

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