Genevieve "Nenette" Joris White

April 3, 1922April 3, 2014

Genevieve “Nenette” White passed away on April 3, 2014. It was her 92nd birthday. Genevieve was born in Souhemes, France and grew up in Verdun, France where she met her husband to be Joseph White during World War II. The two were married and after the war moved to California. She was a wonderful wife and mother to her four children, Mary Jo Alvernaz of Hanford, Robert White of Campbell, Chantal Sherbrook of Hanford and Solange Pollack of Los Angeles.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years Joseph “Joe” White. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Nenette Bettencourt, Colette Mauge, Aaron Sherbrook all of Hanford, Justin Sherbrook of Visalia, Michelle Corbaly of Los Banos, Heather Gould of Placerville, Lael Pollack and Logan Pollack of Los Angeles, 12 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

She had been a member of the Episcopal Church of the Saviour for 54 years and was active in their Women's Club and Bible Study. Her French spirit and accent will be truly missed. She will be forever in our hearts.

A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Hanford Cemetery; 10500 10th Avenue, Hanford, CA 93230 559-584-3937 followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:30 a.m. at The Church of our Saviour; 519 N. Douty Street, Hanford, CA 93230 559-584-7706.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, April 10, 2014
  • Memorial Mass Thursday, April 10, 2014

Genevieve "Nenette" Joris White

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Bruce & Sandra Smitham

May 8, 2014

We send our condolences to Joe and family for the loss of dear Nenette.
She will always be remembered as a devoted wife,mother & terrific French cook! Rest in Peace.
Bruce & Sandra Smitham

Jerry White

April 19, 2014

Aunt Nenette thanks for the great memories and never loosing that wonderful accent I'll always remember you by. Growing up as kids around your house was always a special joy and blessing for me. May our wonderful LORD rap his arms around for eternity. Our hearts and prayers go out to you Uncle Joe, Mary Jo, Bobby, Chantel and Solange. Jerry and Jennifer White

Bonnie White Rosen

April 18, 2014

Aunt Nenette, the time spent with you was way to short, but always memorable! I will miss you! RIP, dear one!

April 10, 2014

May you rest in peace Nenette.
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Lupe Garcia

April 10, 2014

I'm so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers. Marilyn Baldwin Kinney

April 9, 2014

We are soooo sorry for your great loss... just know that even though we are not with you we are praying for your in tire family. love the Lampley

nadine & John

April 9, 2014

Our love & prayers are with you all during this very deep valley of loss. May your good memories help you to heal your hearts. We love you