On Sunday, January 25, Archpriest Paul White reposed in the Lord. Fr. Paul faithfully served the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA as Rector of St. Nicholas Church in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Fr. Paul was predeceased by his Matushka Pauline who reposed in the Lord in 2010.
Eternal Memory to the Newly-Departed Archpriest Paul!
Schedule of Services for the Newly-Departed Archpriest Paul White
Thursday, January 29 - Office of the Funeral for the Priest - 7:00pm
Friday, January 30 - Divine Liturgy for the Departed - 9:30am
followed by internment in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetary, Centralia PA
All Divine Services will be held in
St. Nicholas Church
58 Seneca Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 19702
Obituary for Archpriest Paul White
Archpriest Paul "Red" White, 78 , of West Mifflin, formerly of Wilkes Barre, died Sunday, January 25, 2015. He was born September 21, 1936 in Homestead and was the son of the late Sue Maxwell White (John) Homer and the late Reynolds White. He was the husband of the late Matushka Pauline Babilya White who died April 22, 2010. Father Paul was a graduate of St. Tikhon's Seminary, South Canaan and was Ordained as a Priest in December 1970 at Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church, McKeesport. He served at St's Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church in Crossingville, St. John the Divine Russian Orthodox Church in Monessen, St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church in Masontown and St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Wilkes Barre for 28 years. He was a member of Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in McKeesport and the Church Choir there, the Pittsburgh Russian Orthodox Male Chorus, and the Northeastern Balalaika Group. He is survived by his sons, David (Kera) White of Memphis, TN, and Mark White of West Mifflin, daughters, Tanya (Very Rev. Andrew D.) Nelko of Campbell, OH, and Natasha (Rev. Dimitri D.) Ermakov of West Mifflin, grandchildren, Kristianna, Anastasia, Andrew, Nathanael, Nadia, Tatyana, Justina, Mark, Samantha, Kristina, Alexandra, Natalia, Ksenia, Maria and Dimitri, II., and great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Lily and Yelena. Friends are welcome Wednesday January 28 from 2-4 and 6-9:00 PM at Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church, 330 Shaw Avenue, McKeesport. Panihida Service will be held Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Visitation will be held Thursday January 29 from 5-9:00 PM at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 58 Seneca Street, Wilkes Barre. Burial of a Priest Service will be held Thursday at 7:00 PM. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday January 30 at 9:30 AM. Burial will follow in St's Peter and Paul Cemetery, Centralia.
Courtesy of Gilbert Funeral Home