Margaret H. White, 90, passed away on July 3, 2017 at Willow Valley in Willow Street, PA.
Maggie was the wife of the late Barclay White, Jr. who passed away in 2012. Born in Frederick, MD on July 8, 1926, she was the daughter of the late James H. and Dorothea Wilson Harris.
Maggie earned a Bachelors degree in Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University in 1948. She was a member of West Chester Friends Meeting. An avid golfer, Maggie was a member of Rolling Green, Radley Run, Merion, Riverwood and Hershey’s Mill Golf Clubs. She was a member of the Hit or Miss Women’s Golf Group in Philadelphia, and various Garden and Bridge Clubs. Mag was also an accomplished fly fisherman and lifelong Phillies fan.
Surviving Maggie are five children: James, husband of Kimberly; Barbara Griest, Elizabeth, wife of J. R. Burke; Barclay III, husband of Beth; and Stephen, husband of Tammy. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren; Kate, wife of James Vanek; Kristen, wife of Grant Christman; Sarah, wife of Douglas Willey; Rebecca, wife of Christopher Lee; Jeffrey Lewis Griest, Dewey, husband of Megan Burke; Michael, Brendan and Brady Burke; and Joseph and Lindsay White. Maggie has seven great grandchildren: Cole and Chase Willey, Campbell and Charlotte Lee, Olivia and Jack Vanek and Caroline Burke. She was preceded in death by her sister Barbara Peelle.
A Meeting for Worship on Maggie’s behalf will be held at the Westtown Meeting at Westtown School, 215 Friends Meeting Lane, West Chester, PA on Monday, July 17 at 11:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Westtown School, 975 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19382.