- December 3, 1955 - October 9, 2016
- Oakdale, Connecticut
of Katherine's Passing
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“Missing you terribly. Remembering your love and kindness often. Your spirit is with us, will never be forgotten. "Take care now" and always loved.
1 of 34 | Posted by: Lea Nelson - Uncasville, CT
“I,am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Kathi for 20 years at Mohegan Sun. She also worked with a family friend of mine. Alex Doucette who also...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: George Welch - Norwich, CT
“My love and prayers to John and the family. Kathi was my dearest, old friend,.. I am so very sad that she was called away. Kathi was my "Angel here...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Scott Halen
“Kathi you will be missed dearly. White and James family you are in my prayers
4 of 34 | Posted by: Anna Robare - Middletown, CT
“My condolences to the family. Rest In Peace, Kathi.
5 of 34 | Posted by: Susan Burnett Fletcher - FL
“Kathi has been my friend for many years and will always be in my heart. We shared sad and happy times and I will miss her advice but mostly her hugs....Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Bruce Deisher - Mystic, CT
“We are truly sorry for your loss. We have many memories and stories we share at E.B. when we worked together. She will be missed by many people.
7 of 34 | Posted by: Bob and Patty Buttermore
“To John and the rest of the family I am truly sadden my the loss of my friend and for your family's loss.. she was a good friend and person may God...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Sherri Biro - Oakdale, CT
“My prayers for Kathi and her family.
9 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Keane
“Our Condolences to John and the family. Kathi was a wonderful person and will be missed by everyone. God Bless
10 of 34 | Posted by: Ken and Susan DelaCruz - CT
“Kathy, It has been our pleasure to have known you. We could not have asked for better neighbors than you and John. Emma and Dylan will always...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Donna & Ed Shafer - Oakdale, CT
12 of 34 | Posted by: Kathy Ross - Groton, CT
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We are so thankful we had the opportunity to say our final good by to our wonderful...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Larry & Lucy Bright - Groton, CT
“Kathi you will be missed
14 of 34 | Posted by: Paula Scott - Oakdale, CT
“I worked with Kathi for many years at Mohegan Sun. She was a warm soul with a kind heart, and she will be missed dearly.
15 of 34 | Posted by: Mike Szynal - Norwich
“I still can not believe that you are not here with us. I can't even write this with the tears that are flowing from my eyes. My heart aches for you...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Peggy White - Groton, CT
“I would like to send my condolences to Kathi's family. I met her at work and enjoyed every conversation I had with her. I will miss her dearly,...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Francine Sisson
“Kathy you touched so many lives, and I will miss you very much. So sorry for your loss , she will be sorely missed. Paula Barile Groton, CT
18 of 34 | Posted by: A friend
“Kathi I will miss you. We have been together for 20 years. I remember when we took Karate classes together at eagleview. you were good. Kathi you...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Diane Wallace - New London, CT
“Our Thoughts & Prayers are with her Family! She was a Wonderful,Caring Person!
20 of 34 | Posted by: Bob & Deb Wiech - Moosup, CT
“Peggy and Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. May memories sustain you at this difficult time.Joan Gardner
21 of 34 | Posted by: Joan Gardner - New London, CT
“It is with great sadness to learn of Kathis' passing. My heartfelt condolences to John and family.
22 of 34 | Posted by: Donald and Karen Hall
“Sending my sincere condolences to family .She was a dear friend, It pleasure knowing Kathi .I will miss her very much. Terry Doty
23 of 34 | Posted by: Terry Doty
“I am so very sorry for your loss I will miss Kathi Rest in peace my friend
24 of 34 | Posted by: A friend
“So sorry to hear of Kathi's passing..My sympathies go out to the family @ this time of loss. Kathi you will always be rembered as a dear friend.
25 of 34 | Posted by: Liz Robbins - Sebastian, FL
“I am so sorry for your loss. I'm grateful for the memories of your family gatherings I was invited to. Will never forget her laugh. Along with that ...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Patricia Lally - Groton, CT
“I'm so sorry for Kathi's passing. We were sisters in Christ and I will miss her very much. She was a true friend and always fun to work with. My...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Carole Baier - Uncasville, CT
“My love and respect for John and Katherine
28 of 34 | Posted by: Charlie Bruno
“Please accept my heartfelt condolences.
29 of 34 | Posted by: Bob Navin - Rockport, TX
“Peggy and family, I hope you find comfort in your memories of Kathi in the days ahead.
30 of 34 | Posted by: Cathy Greenfield - Groton, CT
“PeggySo very sorry your loss.
31 of 34 | Posted by: Jim and Karin Metcalf - Waterford, CT
“Kathy has helped to many people that her path had crossed. I thank you Kathy for your service and love to me and my family. My prayers go out to all...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: A friend
“To the White and James FamilyOur thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. RIP Kathi!!!
33 of 34 | Posted by: Mark and Kathie Ciliano - CT
“So sorry for the loss of this beautiful person. Worked many years with Kathy, it was always great to see her and chat for a bit. She will always...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Dusty Lockamy - Taftville, CT
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home
Oakdale - Katherine (Kathi) L. White-James passed peacefully at Yale New Haven Hospital October 9, 2016 at the age of 60 surrounded by her family. Kathi is survived by her loving husband John James Jr. of 36 years. Kathi was born December 3, 1955 in New London, CT to the late police Sgt. John E. and Elizabeth (Betty) Champion White. She graduated from New London High School in 1973 Kathi began her career working for General Dynamics Electric Boat from 1974 to 1988, then Tracor in 1988 until 1996. She graduated from Three Rivers Community College on the Dean's list with an Associate degree and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Her last employment was at Mohegan Sun since its inception in 1996 for 20 years. She leaves behind her husband John, two sisters Debbie Constantakos (Bill), Peggy White, brother John White and three nieces, Lori Massey (Patrick), their children Kristen and Stephen, Marcia Agripino, Delia Welge (Brad) and their daughters Brooklynn and Savannah . Kathy also leaves two nephews Aaron White and his son Eric, Shane Williams (Dana) and their sons Bryce and Mason. Step daughter Cher James and her daughters Nicole, Natasha, Nowell and the daughter's sons Marc, Nevin and Mark. She also leaves her sisters-in-law Ernestine Graham (Homer) and sons Trevor (Jessica) and Sean (Tebby). Rhoda James and children Alicia and Daniel, brother-in-law Barry James (Loretta) and son Barry Jr. (Rayna) and many nephews and nieces. Kathi would like to thank good friend Mary W. and her husband William for helping her through thick and thin and grateful to have their love, kindness and compassion for many years. Funeral services are private; please visit www.neilanfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence message for Kathi's family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Connecticut Humane Society in Kathi's name or to a charity of the donors choice.
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