Waddington – Mr. Jeffrey Allen “Bodeen” White, 54, a native of Waddington, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013 at home in San Francisco, California after battling throat cancer.

Jeff was born October 25, 1958 in Ogdensburg, the son of Barbara Ann Joanette White and the late Edward Leon White.  He attended Madrid-Waddington Central School, before entering the US Army.  He was honorably discharged in 1980.

Jeff was a jokester who enjoyed playing Origami, doing all kinds of crafting including macramé, and spending time with his family when he was home.

He is survived by his mother, Barbara White of Massena; his sisters, Nancy Greif and her companion, Dean Richard of Waddington; Laurel and John Desrosiers of Cornwall, Ontario; Rosalie and Glenn Barnhart of Massena; Gayle and Kevin Hamilton of Massena; his brothers, Michael and Kathryn White of Chase Mills; Andrew and Peggy White of Pennsylvania; Scott and Sandi White of Chase Mills; Kevin White of Massena; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was predeceased by his father, Edward White, in February 2003.

A celebration of Jeff’s life will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where condolences and memories may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.