Jacqueline Herel White

Jacqueline Herel White, a retired elementary school principal, died at Colonial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Weymouth, after a long illness, Thursday July 22, 2010.

Born in Staten Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Mullin Herel. She graduated from the College of New Rochelle and received her M.A. from Columbia University. In 1957 she married the late William Wallace White and they moved to Scituate. Mrs. White was a teacher and became the first woman principal in the Scituate Public Schools. Over the next twenty years, she was principal of the Central, Hatherly and Cushing Schools.

She was dedicated to the children of Scituate and active in many civic and professional organizations. Mrs. White was active at St. Francis Cabrini Church. She was a vigorous advocate for pet adoption and enjoyed and promoted the arts.

Loving mother of Bill White and his wife Sharon of Scituate, Jacqueline McCarthy and her husband Kevin of Quincy and Patricia White and her husband Rick Martin of NYC. Grandmother of Oscar White Chappelle. Sister of Frank J. Herel and his wife Elizabeth of Old Saybrook, CT.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, MILTON, Monday July 26 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Sunday 3-6 PM. Interment Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Scituate.