Visitation at Funeral Home
Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Herbert J. White
Herbert James White, 87, of Conshohocken, PA passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018.
He was born in Manhattan, NY on February 23, 1931, a son of the late Herbert J. and Margaret (Schaeffer) White.
Herb has been living in Conshohocken for 34 years, formerly of Wynnewood and Narberth. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Fairview Village.
Herb graduated as Outstanding Student in Math from White Plains, New York Community College in 1951. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from The City College of New York in 1960 with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree. He graduated from New York University in 1962 with a Master of Engineering Degree.
Herb was a Product Design Engineer developing Geiger Counters and other nuclear equipment with Electronic Products Co. of Mt. Vernon, NY from 1950-1960. He then went on to work as a Member of Technical Staff developing Electronic Switching Systems with the Bell Telephone Labs in Homdel, NJ from 1960-1966. Herb then joined Burroughs Corporation, what is now Unisys of Blue Bell, in 1966 working as a Senior Staff Engineer developing various electronic equipment and systems until his retirement in 1993.
During his career, Herb was the sole inventor on three patents, wrote several published technical papers, presented technical papers at several technical conferences, and presented a technical paper on the Illiac IV Super Computer at the First Joint USA - Japan Computer Conference in Tokyo, Japan in 1972.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 34 years, Catherine White of Conshohocken,
Son, Herbert P. (Weimiao Ou) White of Wayne,
Daughter , Mary Ellen (Anthony) Mitchell of Havertown,
Step daughter, Linda (Jesse) Whitson of Bridgeport,
ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Along with his parents, Herb was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Allen and Laura De Stefano and one brother, Roger White.
His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:30 AM at the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428.
Friends may call on Wednesday evening, August 29 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM and on Thursday morning from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the funeral home.
Interment will take place in Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, King of Prussia, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made in Herb’s memory to: Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.
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