Helen Anne White

Helen Anne White, age 75, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 7, 2023 at Suncoast Care Center Mid-Pinellas due to stroke with complications.

Helen was born on May 25, 1948 in Riedstadt, Germany to Paul Nowak and Irene (Nowak) White. Helen married the love of her life in September of 1970. She was a devoted wife and mother to two sons. For several years, she remained home with her children focusing her time and attention to rearing them. Later, she went on to work for M&M Mars and then the banking industry for numerous years. She retired in 2018 at the age of 70. She enjoyed spending time with her family, dear friends, and Bible study group.

Helen is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ronald White; her two sons, Paul (Becky) White and David (Denise) White; two grandsons, Elijah and Finnegan White; and brother Peter (Marilyn) Nowak.

Helen’s life exemplified her faith in God and love for others. She was a caring wife, mother, grandma (Mimi), sister, and friend. Helen will be missed greatly by those who knew and loved her.

15 Responses

  1. Paul, Becky, & Elijah (and other friends and family),
    Our hearts are with you during this traumatic loss. Prayers for all of you!

  2. Helen never failed to look for me after Bible study to give greetings. We always checked on our boys who went to school together and we remembered to pray for them. We were school, moms, neighbors and friends at the Bible study. I’m glad to know that she is with the Lord And I will continue to pray for not only my boys but her boys .

  3. Love you grandma, thank you for all the memories we made for the past years we’ve known each other. You were truly amazing and the best person I could talk to, joke around, and hangout with almost every day. I’ll deeply miss seeing you but I know you’re still with me. Love you GranGran <3

  4. Helen White was a sweet and wonderful woman and a great mom. She devoted her whole life to caring for her family. Our family loved her and she was always kind to me. She was loved and will be missed by many.

  5. I will always have a special place in my heart for Helen as we have been friends for at least 50 years or more. Yvonne and I have gone on cruises with Ron and Helen many times And she will be greatly missed by those of us who knew her. I still can’t believe that she’s gone.Yvonne and I loved them both.

  6. Helen was a beautiful lady. The world was blessed by her sweet spirit and loving heart. She will be missed. I pray for the family during this time.

  7. I pray you find peace in God’s Loving Hands. Such a sad and unexpected loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire family. Helen and Ron have always been a joy to visit with. God’s speed from Lori and Marcus.

  8. Helen will always be remembered as a kind and gentle lady. Now in the Lord’s hands.

  9. Thank you for being such a positive and kind influence during my high school/college/Navy years and beyond. I will always feel blessed to have been a part of your family’s life through one of my best friends in the world, your son, Paul. You will be missed but I know you are at peace.

  10. My sincerest condolences to, The White Family, at this time of loss.

    You have my deepest sympathy, as Helen was a kind, and lovely person, who went above and beyond, for those she loved.

    Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow.

    My heart and prayers, go out to you at this difficult time.

    Love, Denise

  11. I know we never spent much time together being so far apart. But I’ve always had you in my heart and I remember all of the times we spent together. I will miss your love and the sound of your voice. I know you will be with Grandma, and will still be loving all of your family.

  12. We want to express our condolences to the family of Helen. We got to know her through my sister Jennie Godsted. Always known as “the candy lady”.

  13. Helen was a kind and loving spirit. Although the world has lost her light, her legacy lives on in the cherished memories and the hearts of those who love her. Prayers the Lord will hold the family in the palm of his hands at this difficult time.

  14. Helen will be greatly missed at our Seminole Ladies Bible study in which she was a leader. She was such an example to me as a gentle, soft-spoken woman of God. But I know she is beholding the face of her Savior Jesus Christ. Her faith was in Him. May that be the greatest comfort to all her family and friends.

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