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Baileyville – Ernest A. “Bill” White, 73, passed away Monday, December 16, 2013 at Calais Regional Hospital with his family by his side.  Bill was born in Baileyville on September 3, 1940, son of the late Ernest and Helen (Hall) White.  He attended Woodland High School and went directly to work for St. Croix Paper Company, retiring from Domtar after 47 years of service.  On April 23, 1962, he married Juanita “Nita” O’Brien in Baileyville.  Bill was a Communicant of St. James the Greater Roman Catholic Church in Baileyville where he served as a Eucharistic Minister.  He was a member of Local 27 United Steel Workers Union, Quarter Century Club at Domtar, and GMC Motorhome International RV Club.  Bill loved to fly his Ultralight experimental airplane, R/C airplanes, playing the saxophone, dancing, and motorhome traveling. 

 Surviving are his loving wife Nita White; three children, Robert White and his wife April of Mebane, NC, Timothy White and his wife Michelle of Greensboro, NC, and Krista Pressley and husband Joseph of Baileyville; five grandchildren, Taylor Hayward of Portland, Haley and Drew Hayward of Baileyville; Isabelle White of Mebane, NC, and Ethan White of Greensboro, NC; two sisters, Joan Greenlaw of Brewer, and Patricia Hanson and husband Alvin of Baileyville; two sisters-in-law, Diane O’Brien of Richmond, BC, and Thora O’Brien of St. Stephen, NB; two brothers-in-law, Gerald O’Brien and wife Grace of Saint John, NB, and Donald O’Brien and wife Yvonne of St. Stephen, NB; and many nieces and nephews. 

 Visiting hours will be held 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Rob Lupo 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at St. James the Greater Roman Catholic Church in Baileyville.  Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery.  Condolences and memories may be shared at