Ann E. White

Ann E. White, nursing and health care executive and long time Milton community activist, died Monday, August 6, 2012. She was 64.  Born in and raised in Worcester, she was a graduate of St. Peter’s High School, St Vincent Hospital School of Nursing, Northeastern University, and Boston University.  During her career, Ann held positions in various health care organizations in and around the Boston area, including Vice President for patient care services at the Dana Farber Cancer Center and at the Carney Hospital and most recently, a member of senior administration at the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center in Allston.  Ann was very active in the Milton community serving as a town meeting member for many years, chair of the town personnel committee, and a board member at the Fuller Village Retirement community.  She enjoyed drawing, painting, poetry writing, and spending time in Provincetown.  She leaves her spouse and best friend Ann M. Hallett; her beloved children, Ana Christina White of Dorchester, Margaret “Maggie”  Hallett of Milton, and Abigail ” Abby ” White of Dorchester; and her two grandchildren, Maria Byrd and Robyn Wise-Harris.   She was the loving sister of Helen A. White of Washington, DC; Kathleen S. Murray of Worcester, Susan Saint John of West Palm Beach, FL; and Martha White Skogh of Brussels, Belgium and the late Andrew White.   Wonderful aunt to seven nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held at First Parish of Milton (Unitarian), 535 Canton Ave, Milton, Friday, August 10 at 11:00 a.m.  Visiting hours at the Dolan – Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, Milton, Thursday 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ann’s memory may be made to First Parish or the Milton Food Pantry, 158 Blue Hills Parkway, Milton, MA 02186.