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Lerline White, 89, Of Stamford

STAMFORD, Conn. – Lerline White, of Stamford, died on Oct. 21. She was 89.

White was born in Cuba on Feb. 7, 1926. She immigrated to Jamaica when she was 4 and moved to Stamford 47 years ago.

She worked as a housekeeper for St. Joseph Hospital for 32 years.

White was predeceased by her brother Leon C. Turdo and great-great grandson Derrick Hill.

She is survived by daughter Lurline Wray of Bridgeport; three sisters, Kathleen from Florida, Naomi from England, Daphne from New York; brother Percy of Jamaica; and two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, six great-great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and cousins.

The Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home in Stamford handled arrangements.

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