Frances "Auntie" (Insana) White

November 26, 1933 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 86)


Frances Insana White “Auntie”, 86, of Washington passed away Tuesday August 25, 2020 in Transitions in Washington.

She was born November 26, 1933 in Washington the daughter of the late Pete and Carmella Angott Insana.

Mrs. White was a member of St. James Parish (St. Hilary Worship Site) in Washington.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her husband James White and her son John White whom both preceded her in death.

Surviving is a brother Larry (the late Joan G. Thompson) Insana of Euclid, Ohio and her nieces and nephews Pete (Cathy) Insana, Samuel (Sue) Insana, James (Ann Marie) Insana, Debra (Matt) Fikaris, Lawrence Floyd (Carrie) Insana, and Judy (the late Rich) Byrn.  She is also survived by her friend and companion of more than twenty years, John Medovich, A sister-in-law Patty Insana,  and two nieces husbands John Knestrick, and Ted Frantz and Many great and great-great nieces and nephews.   

In addition to her husband James and son John, she was preceded in death by two brothers Pete Insana and Samuel (MaryLou) Insana and two nieces Cheryl Knestrick  and Carmie Frantz.

Visitation will be held in private.  All are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday in St. Hilary Worship Site of St. James Parish at 320 Henderson Avenue in Washington.  Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in McMurray.

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Mass of Christian Burial
August 28, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church
320 Henderson Ave.
Washington, PA 15301

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