Josephine  WHITE

Obituary of Josephine Argetta WHITE

September 21, 1935 - Nelson, British Columbia

July 5, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta

Jo White, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of Calgary, AB, passed away on July 5, 2020 at the age of 84 years.

Jo was born in Nelson, BC, on Sept. 21, 1935. She lived in Nelson, BC until she moved to Grand Forks, BC, and more recently to Calgary, AB.

Jo was married to Kenneth White until his death in 1982. She spent the past 23 years with George “Pat” Fisher, until his death in May 2019.

Jo accomplished much through her  life  and was particularly proud of her work for many years  with the Ministries of Forests and Environment.

Jo enjoyed knitting, sewing, curling and spending many winters in Mexico with Pat. She will be most remembered for her beautiful blue eyes and smile.

Jo is survived by her daughters and  sons-in-law, Wendy and Brent of  Airdrie, AB ; Brooke and Jim of Airdrie, AB; and Karen and Joe of  Kimberley, BC; her seven  grandchildren;  and nine  great-grandchildren.   Jo is also survived by her brother George of Osoyoos, BC and sister Kay of Kimberley, BC.

Jo was predeceased by her husband Ken; partner Pat; brother Tom; and sister Anne.

Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Jo’s obituary at

In living memory of Josephine White, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, AB T4B 3L8, Telephone: 403-948-1100.

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