Marianne (Cullen) White, 70 of Auburn passed away Thursday January 23,2020 after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident on Route 318 in the town of Junius.
She was born in East Orange, N.J. the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Dooley Cullen and resided in the Auburn area for most of her life. She graduated from East Orange High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Kean University. Marianne retired from the Union Springs School District as an elementary teacher. She loved helping others and was very involved in numerous local agencies, including Meals on Wheels and AARP Defensive Driving Teacher. She also volunteered for several years at Auburn Community Hospital.
She is survived by her loving son, Jeremy ( Molly ) White of Buffalo, brother J. Paul Cullen of Ocean Heights, N.J., close companion Paul Crapo of Auburn as well as several nieces,nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Marianne was predeceased by a brother Thomas Cullen and more recently quadruplet grand babies Zoe, Lincoln, Miles, and Brecken White.
Marianne’s Mass of Christian burial will be held this Thursday at 11:00 am in Holy Family Church, North St., Auburn. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. in Pettigrass Funeral Home, 196 Genesee St., Auburn.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the WNY Perinatal Bereavement Network, 150 Bennett Rd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.
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