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Sidney R White

January 31, 1923 ~ July 10, 2018 (age 95)

Sidney R. White, formerly of Clark, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 10, 2018  at JFK  Hospice in Edison, New Jersey.  He was 95 years old.   Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on January 31, 1923;  he lived in Montreal, Quebec; Hamilton, Ontario, and Portland, Maine. Sidney and his beautiful bride settled in  Clark, New Jersey where they raised their three children.    Sidney and Rita lived in Stillwater,  Oklahoma before moving back to New Jersey.

   Sidney was employed by the American Can Company for 40 years.  He was proud of his achievements at American Can, most noteworthy was his cost- saving measure to redesign the can, making the aluminum thinner and manufacturing the can in one piece. After retirement, he created many joyous memories traveling with Rita, and above all spending time with family.

Sidney sang in many choirs throughout his life and always had a love for music. He was dubbed "Grandpa Fix It" when the toys broke as he was not only handy,  but creative. Just like his mother,  Leah, he wrote the most beautiful poems.

 He is predeceased by his wife Rita, his parents, Joseph & Leah Wiseman; his 6 siblings, Jenny, Dora, Stella, Solomon, David, Mortimer, and daughter, Michelle Brisebois. Surviving are Sidney's sons and daughters-in-law, John & Renee White of Colonia and Brian & Coral White of Stillwater, Oklahoma; daughter and son-in-law, Joanne Kaplan and her husband Lee, also of Stillwater, Oklahoma; 6 grandchildren, Danny, Jason, Elizabeth,Victoria, and, Michael and Lauren; and 2 great-granddaughters, Daisy and Olivia and and a great grandson, Walter.  

Father,  grandfather and great grandfather; he will be greatly missed.  

Graveside services will be Thursday July 12,2018  11:00AM at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge.

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