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OBITUARIES:  (published Nov. 15, 2018)

Ellen M. White
Ellen M. White, nee Smith, 98, of Burr Ridge passed away Nov. 12, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.
   Ellen was born and raised in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood. She was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Peace and St Ailbe parishes and a proud graduate of Mercy High School class of 1938. She was a Willowbrook resident before moving to King Bruwaert.
   Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney Alec White; and her brothers, John (the late Ruth) and James Smith.
   She is survived by her children, Sara (Robert) Donovan of Hinsdale, Sydney (Ardith) White, Lisa (John) Hilarides and Mimi (Rob) Young; her grandchildren, Tim, Mike, Nellie, Emily, Sydney, Lucy, Grace and Tom; her step-grandchildren, Laura, Cy, Bree and Denae; and her 14 great-grandchildren.
   Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 S. Grant St., Hinsdale, with a eulogy service at 6 p.m.
   Friends and family will gather at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the funeral home before proceeding to St. Isaac Jogues Church, 306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale, for a 10 a.m. funeral Mass.
   Interment is at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made online to St Jude Children’s Hospital at, Honor Flight at or Wounded Warrior Project at


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