Maurice A. White, 94

Maurice A. White

CAPE ELIZABETH — Maurice A. White, 94, of Cape Elizabeth, passed away in Portland on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

The son of Perley Allen and Edith Evelyn Brown White, he was born on March 3, 1918 in Portland.

Mr. White served in Coast Guard during World War II, stationed in Connecticut and in Greenland.

He was employed as a mail carrier out of Portland Post Office for over 30 years and as a currier for the Maine National Bank for eight years.

Mr. White was a life member of the Falmouth Rod and Gun Club, which were two sports he enjoyed with his many friends. He was a member of the Masons, becoming a thirty second degree Shriner, a member of the American Legion and a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Maurice and his wife of 63 years, Janet, enjoyed camping in their RV throughout Maine and Canada.

He was a friend to all his neighbors, looking out for the elder ones that he could assist.

He was predeceased by his wife Janet; his parents; and brothers, Merle White and Donald White.

Surviving is his loving companion, Clara Appleton; brother, Fred White of Connecticut; sister, Ruth Watson of Somersville; sons, Leslie White of Sebago and Larry White of Standish; daughter, Benitia Thompson of Portland; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

A visiting hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., with a memorial service following at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland. Online condolences may be expressed at

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