Tony Valentine 1958 - 2006
Services for Tony Valentine, 48, Lawrence, were Thursday, July 13, at Resurrection Lutheran Church in St. Albans, N.Y. Burial followed at All Saints Cemetery in Great Neck, NY.Mr. Valentine died Monday, July 3, 2006, in Lawrence.He was born Patrick Andre White on May 30, 1958, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of James and Mary Bascomb White. He graduated from Boys High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He received a Master of Science degree in Rhode Island.Mr. Valentine served in the U.S. Navy. He was an ordained minister and a noted publisher and author.Survivors include his father, James White, Emporia, Va.; his mother and stepfather, Mary and Herbert Taylor, Queens, N.Y.; four brothers, James White, Richmond, Va., Richard White, Lawrence, and Lawrence and Thomas White, Queens, N.Y.; two sisters, Lisa White, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Jessica White, Tucson, Ariz.