Obituary of Charles E. White Jr.
Charles E. White Jr., 78, of Alsip, formerly of Blue Island, passed from this life on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park. Charles is the beloved father of Anne Marie (late Doug) Dowen, the late Susan T. White, Judith (Dan) Voltolina, Charles (Cindy) White III and Kathleen (Pat) Moore and the cherished grandfather of Carly Dowen, Maggie Dowen, Walter Yost, the late Danny Mischke, Matthew (Thalia) Mischke, Brittni Voltolina and Haley Moore. He is the proud great grandfather of Melody Payne-Drouin, Daniella Mischke, Isabella Mischke and Noah Mischke and the dear brother of John (Elaine) White.
Chuck was a 1959 graduate of Parker High School and upon graduation he began working for the Rock Island Railroad doing clerical work before transferring to Railroad Security. After seventeen years with the Rock Island, Chuck worked in the intermodal container industry. Upon retirement, he worked part-time driving a cab in the Evergreen Park area. Chuck enjoyed many years of umpiring High School and College baseball games. He was a life-long fan of the White Sox, Bears and the Blackhawks. Chuck like to travel and enjoyed playing cards with co-workers, friends, grandchildren, great grandchildren and in later years, with his friends and neighbors at the Club House in the Alsip Heritage II apartments. Chuck loved visiting his great grandchildren and being included in family gatherings. Spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren always pleased him.
Services begin Saturday, September 14th with a visitation beginning at 10:00 am followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:00 am at St. Walter Church, 118th and Western Ave., Chicago. Cremation is private. Please omit flowers.
The family would like to extend a special 'Thank You' to PLOWS Council on Aging for their support and their care during a difficult time. It is deeply appreciated.