Shirley White

Obituary of Shirley White

Shirley L. White 87 of Salisbury, died Monday, December 18, 2017 at her home.  Born in Easton in 1930, she was the daughter of the late Charles R. & Margaret Blades Leverage.


Shirley was a 1948 graduate of Easton High School.  She was working for an orthodontist when she met and fell in love with her husband of 65 years, Joseph C.B. White.  They married in 1952 and raised two daughters together.  They made many happy memories while sailing, boating and later canoeing together.  In addition to her many hobbies and crafts, Shirley was an avid Bridge player and nature lover.  She will always be remembered for her great sense of humor and for making her house a warm and loving place for friends and family to gather.


She is survived by her husband, Joe; her daughter, Kimberly and her husband, Joe Fehrer of Cape Charles, VA; her daughter, Karen and her husband, Tom Taylor of Salisbury, MD; grandchildren, Amanda Hurley of Cape Charles and Trevor Taylor of Salisbury; step-children, Jason Fehrer and Kristen Williams as well as step-great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by an infant son, Christopher Charles.


A private ceremony will be held for the immediate family.


In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802 or Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, PO Box 567, Kanab, UT 84741.


Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804.  Please visit to express condolences to the family.