Leila Jean (Cheney) White

Leila Jean (Cheney) White, 85, formerly of Trackside Homes, died Monday, January 1, 2018, at the St. Johnsville Nursing Home after a long illness.

Leila was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin White; son, George White; mother, Laura (Ropeter) Morrison; father, Antone Cheney; sister, Hilda (Cheney) Decker; brothers, Robert Cheney; and Antone Cheney Jr. She is survived by daughters, JoAnn Dickenson of St. Johnsville, and Nancy Thomsen of Greenville, South Carolina. She had ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Leila was formerly an avid bowler, loved crafts, gardening, and cooking. She especially enjoyed camping and fishing.

There will be a graveside service of her cremains in the springtime in the family plot of the Northville Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, NY 12078.

Online Condolences may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.