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Lila White, 88

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Lila (Coury) White, 88, of North Adams, Mass., died on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Williamstown Commons.

She was born on January 24, 1931, in Wadi Qannoubine, Lebanon, a daughter to late Albert and Josephine (Thomas) Coury. She attended schools in North Adams, Mass., graduating Drury High School with the Class of 1949. She then attended Bliss Business College graduating in 1951. She was employed at various businesses in North Adams as a clerical worker. After having her children she concentrated on their care as a loving mother.

Survivors include her husband, Ray White, whom she married on August 27, 1967; two daughters, Josephine Coleman and her husband Bruce and Rachel Anderson and her husband Peter; a son, Louis Khoury; her grandchildren Nicole Sacco, Monique Enos, Cara Reilly, Sara (Reilly) Ackerman, Jasmine Anderson and Geoffrey (Carlee) Anderson; her two brothers, Albert Coury and his wife Barb and Joseph Coury and his wife Mary; son in law Art Reilly; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. White was predeceased by her infant son and her daughter, Karen Khoury-Reilly; as well as two brothers, John “Fred” Coury and Karey Coury.

Lila’s family would like to thank the staff at Williamstown Commons for their wonderful care, support and respect they offered to Lila and her family.

FUBERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Lila (Coury) White will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in North Adams followed by a burial in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Saturday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. Donations may be made to Hospice Care in the Berkshires through the funeral home.To add o the Book of Memories, please visit

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Al, Barb, Joe, and all of Lila’s family, My most sincere condolences for your loss. May happy memories sustain you.❤️
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