Gardiner Weston White, 84

Aug 13, 2021

Gardiner Weston White, 84, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at home. He was the beloved husband of Sonja (Kolstad) White, for 61 years.

Gardiner was a lifelong resident of South Dartmouth, son of the late F. Kimball and Elizabeth White and stepmother, Olive White.

He was a graduate of The Governor’s Academy and Washington and Lee University.

He was a Korean War Veteran and served in the United States Army.

He was the manager and postmaster of The Packet, owned by his family in Padanaram Village.

Gardiner was a kind gentle man who always had a warm smile for those in his presence.

He is survived by his wife, Sonja; children, Christopher White and partner Jo-Ann Taylor; Robin Lake and husband Robert; Andrew White and wife Jill; and his grandchildren, Todd Lake and wife Meredith, Sarah Lake, Derek Taylor, Lindsey Taylor and Jackson White.

A Memorial Service will be held outside at The Congregational Church of South Dartmouth on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 11 am. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Chapel, New Bedford, MA.