Elaine A. White, 63, of Cincinnatus, NY passed away on Wednesday October 14th, 2020 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, NY. She was born in Cortland, NY on December 3rd, 1956, Elaine was the daughter of the late Ed and Dorothy Snyder White.
A lifelong resident of the area, she was a 1974 graduate of Cortland High School.
Elaine loved spending time with her friends and family, and especially her grandchildren, who were amongst her greatest joys. She was a fun-loving Nana and friend who was known as the funniest friend of the group! She could often be found golfing, kayaking, skiing, crafting, and cracking jokes.
Elaine leaves behind two brothers Thomas (Nancy) White and Donald (Sue) White of Cortland, her sister Jane (Donald) White of Cortland, the light of her life, her daughter, Michelle (Joseph) Caughey of Marathon, her step-daughter Kellie (Joshua) Gillespie of Queensbury, NY., three very special grandchildren Savanna, Harper, and Keira, who she loved dearly, her special friend John Byroads of Cincinnatus, and her beloved dog, Molly.
Her family wishes to thank the staff of the Surgical and Neuro ICU units at Upstate.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Agency Fund of Central New York Community Foundation, 431 East Fayette St. Suite 100 Syracuse, NY 13202.
A private Celebration of Life will be held, please contact the family for more information.